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ADOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Needs Public Input

ADOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan enters Public Comment Phase – Join the conversation! Phoenix AZ (January 8, 2013) – As walking and bicycling for transportation and recreation steadily grows in popularity around our state, the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to advance its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan to improve safety and multimodal travel options. ADOT is working on finalizing... 

Suspect Transporting Meth into Yavapai County Arrested

Jeffrey Carter arrested for meth distribution and sales Phoenix AZ (November 19, 2012) – Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking Detectives (P.A.N.T.) have been busy in an effort to stem the flow of drugs into Yavapai County, Arizona.In early November of 2012, PANT detectives developed information regarding a suspect willing to transport quantities of methamphetamine (meth) into Yavapai County.... 

Open Letter to ADOT Director

Dear Mr. Halikowski (Director ADOT), We are requesting that the hundreds of litter bags “bagged” this weekend on Highway 260 and Scenic Highway 89A (30 miles) be left in place until November 27, 2011. On November 27, they will be picked up by our recycling crew instead of your Highway Maintenance Departments having to deal with this chore (time and money saved). The recycling effort... 

Sedona Paid to Receive Valuable Real Estate

Attention: Editor  I wish to encourage everyone to vote YES on Prop 410 in order to support local control and solutions for 89A.  As a person who has been involved in retail real estate development across North America, I believe that obtaining local control of this road is a once in a lifetime opportunity.  As negotiated by Council, the City would get approximately $15,000,000 from ADOT, a sum... 

ADOT Invests Over $70 Mil in I-17 Projects

  Interstate 17 projects are lifeline to residents in Flagstaff and Prescott ADOT to invest over $70 million on highway that links northern and central Arizona   PHOENIX – For more than 50 years, Interstate 17 has served as a vital link between the Phoenix metropolitan area and northern Arizona communities, including Flagstaff and Prescott. Since its construction, Arizona’s... 

Phoenix Awarded Two Nascar Weekends

Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today that the track has been awarded two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekends in 2011, marking seven consecutive seasons for PIR to host a pair of nationally-televised event weekends featuring the brightest stars in NASCAR. Phoenix will maintain two NASCAR Sprint Cup weekends in the face of widespread re-scheduling with California losing... 

AZ State Parks Foundation President accuses Rep. John Kavanagh of destroying Park System

Bill Meek, President Arizona State Parks Foundation rebuts Rep. John Kavanagh, Chairman House Appropriations Committee position to withhold funding for State Parks:  As chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. John Kavanagh (R-Dist 8), has almost single-handedly destroyed the State Parks System, trashing some of Arizona’s irreplaceable assets and wrecking an enterprise that contributes... 

State Rep. John Kavanagh Defends Inaction on Arizona State Parks Funding Bill

Sedona AZ (March 16, 2010) – AZ State Representative John Kavanagh read a Sedona Times Letter to the Editor criticizing him for blocking State Parks funding and submitted the following in rebuttal:  Many people have questioned and even criticized me for not allowing HCR 2040, a state parks’ funding bill, to proceed out of the House Appropriations Committee, which I chair. HCR 2040 would... 

Arizona State Parks Face Funding Crisis

Sedona AZ (March 12, 2010) – The following is a letter sent to the Speaker of the Arizona House and copied to the SedonaEye.com (formerly SedonaTimes.com) from reader Peggy Chaikin: Speaker of the House Representative Kirk Adams kadams@azleg.gov Dear Sir: This letter is in reference to HCR2040 a proposal for sustainable funding for Arizona State Parks system. As you know, this proposal is fallen... 
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