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After weeks of fighting, ballot counting may be near finish in Arizona

All 15 Arizona counties had submitted official election results by Monday to the secretary of state, who will certify them in the next week or sooner – ending a contentious weeks-long battle over a normally routine process. That included GOP lawsuits challenging the election, angry rallies outside the Maricopa County Ballot Tabulation Center and even

Local

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Vote to End Verde Connect Project

At the regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday November 18, 2020, the Board heard a motion to reject all three Design-Build Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Verde Connect Project, authorize payment to the three unsuccessful offerors in an amount not to exceed that specified in the RFP, and direct staff to end all

Legal Beat

Judge denies Jail Lawsuit, citing wrong court rule

In what appears to be an Order containing erroneous references to the Arizona Rules of  Civil Procedure, Pro Tem Superior Court Judge Thomas Kelly, on Wednesday, September 9th,  denied a request by resident Bill Williams, to halt construction of a controversial new county jail in Prescott. The lawsuit, based in part on the county’s alleged failure to

Opinion

Costs and Questions Leave Voters Opposed to an Additional Jail

The most important issue facing Yavapai County property owners in the August 4th primary election is not on the ballot.  Or is it?  The County Board of Supervisors, with little public discussion, hit taxpayers with an 18% increase in their primary property tax last Summer to fund a new $86M jail complex on Prescott Lakes

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