December 2018

Arizona Corporation Commission building
The drama continues in the far East Valley, where Johnson Utilities customers have experienced serious challenges in the quest to have enough water. The town of Queen Creek has moved to step in and provide water to Johnson Utilities, which is currently being run by EPCOR.
Dec. 20, 2018
Bob Burns
Since 2014, Bob Burns, one of five statewide elected members of the Corporation Commission, has made several plays to investigate millions of dollars in election spending toward Corporation Commission candidates.
Dec. 20, 2018
Rusty Bowers
Stakeholders in Arizona have worked all year to come up with a framework for a deal to cut back on water. Significant work still needs to be done, but the big question is: will the state Legislature want to do even more?
Dec. 20, 2018
Adam Wanko
Adam Wanko didn’t hide his medical marijuana from the officer who pulled him over. A cancer patient, Wanko could serve years in prison for a product he purchased legally from a dispensary. His fate could hinge on a case now in front of the Arizona Supreme Court. <br><small><b><a href="https://kjzz.org/content/701376/after-court-ruling-uncertainty-looms-over-arizona-medical-marijuana-industry" target="blank">After Court Ruling, Uncertainty Looms Over Arizona Medical Marijuana Industry</a> →</small></b>
Dec. 20, 2018
Save Our Schools Arizona collected more than 111,000 signatures
Arizona voters handily defeated Prop 305 last month, blocking a state law that would have expanded Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, sometimes referred to as vouchers.
Dec. 19, 2018
Stevie D
Wednesday night at Crescent Ballroom in downtown Phoenix, musicians from Phoenix’s punk scene will gather together for one of their own: longtime Phoenix musician and artist Steve Davis — better known as Stevie D.
Dec. 19, 2018
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer from the 1964 Rankin/Bass production
During this winter holiday season, maybe you’ve turned on the television or dialed up a subscriber service to catch one of the old classics — like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." But some on social media are saying that Rudolph, in particular, has racist and bigoted elements and is out of step with our current sensibilities.
Dec. 19, 2018
How soon will Arizona go forward and officially adopt a Drought Contingency Plan in accord with the other states that rely on Colorado River water? Are stakeholders and lawmakers fully on board with the need to act quickly? The head of the Bureau of Reclamation has made it clear that a deadline is rapidly approaching.
Dec. 19, 2018
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon Education is buying Orbis Education Services for $362.5 million. Orbis is a provider of health education programs for a number of universities across the country, including Marquette and Northeastern.
Dec. 19, 2018
Crittendeceratops rendering
There’s a new dinosaur on the block, although its name is a bit of a mouthful. Crittendenceratops krzyanowskii doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But what kind of dinosaur is it?
Dec. 19, 2018

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