Air Force Quashes Unborn NIMBYism in Arizona
"The Air Force base pumps $2.1 billion a year into the state's economy, and Arizona leaders do not want factions warring over residential encroachment, which would make the base less desirable to decision makers as a home for the F-35.
County supervisors are expected to approve the settlement - signed by Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Terry Goddard - at a special meeting at the Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa on Thursday. "
The state Attorney General's Office and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors had been squabbling for years over the proposed residential expansion.