Entries by Terri Jo Neff

Court Rejects Pima County Plan To Sell $14M Property To Company Affiliated With Mark Kelly For 10 Dollars

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In 2016, Pima County used more than $15 million in county assets as collateral to lure an aspiring space tourism company connected to now-Sen. Mark Kelly to Tucson despite myriad questions about whether the deal was constitutional. The Arizona Court of Appeals answered one of those questions on Oct. 26, ruling that a major provision […]

Arizona Supreme Court Blames Hobbs For Preventing Validation Of Petition Circulators

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While Katie Hobbs continues to ignore public demands that she debate Kari Lake, three new reasons she may want to avoid a face-to-face with her gubernatorial opponent came to light this past week with the issuance of three Decision Orders by the Arizona Supreme Court in election challenges to voter initiatives. The Decision Orders were […]

Scottsdale Unified Assures Parents Of Privacy In Aftermath Of Secret Dossier Discovery, Parents Call For Greenburg Resignation

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The Scottsdale Unified School District’s administration is scrambling to do damage control after a group of mothers discovered Governing Board President Jann-Michael Greenburg had access to a Google Drive full of personal information, documents, and photos of about 47 people, including children. An email sent out Wednesday evening by the SUSD’s Communications Office sought to […]

When Is An Audit Of An Election Not An Election Audit?

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Whether he meant to or not, a deputy county attorney for Maricopa County raised eyebrows and questions when he told a judge Wednesday that the county’s much-touted “audit” of its election department’s electronic voting system and election processes isn’t really an election audit. “We dispute the premise of [attorney] Mr. Kielsky and the Libertarian Party’s […]