When Republican Reps. T.J. Shope and Frank Pratt didn’t show up to a recent debate hosted by the Pinal County Tea Party, their Republican opponents in the Legislative District 8 House primary, Darla Dawald and Wayne Bachmann, set up a broom and a mop to represent the two incumbents.Read More »
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The Maricopa County Democratic Party can now pick winners and losers from among members of its own party, deciding in some cases to endorse one Democrat over another in legislative and statewide primaries.Read More »
Melvin appears to be setting the stage for an early exit from the gubernatorial race. In an email to supporters, Melvin pleaded for $5 contributions to qualify for public financing and thereby make his run viable.Read More »
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas was denied Clean Elections funding for his gubernatorial campaign after falling short of the number of qualifying contributions he needs.Read More »
Arizona lost 800 private sector jobs last month as the state continues to find its financial footing to finally recover from the recession.Read More »
Armando Ruiz started Espiritu Schools by bulldozing apartments on family-owned property to make room for a few portable buildings to serve as classrooms.
The former south Phoenix lawmaker stood on the school grounds in Phoenix in June 2014 and pointed to where a mountain of 10,000 tires once rose next to 300 rusty, dilapidated cars.
This photo, taken in 1958, shows a number of prominent priests standing in the doorway of St. Mary’s Church rectory at Monroe and Third Streets. The occasion was the 25th anniversary of the ordination of Father Gilbert Zlater, the first St. Mary’s “boy” to become a priest and the first Franciscan from Arizona.Read More »
I have served on the Arizona Ecumenical Council Earth Care Commission as both a committee member and as chairperson for about 15 years. Recently, I was asked to comment on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon rule to curb the growing threat of greenhouse gases that contribute to global climate change.Read More »
More than 100 business, labor, political and campaign figures met at the Biltmore yesterday afternoon for a DuVal campaign finance meeting that yielded more than $1 million in fundraising commitments, according to the campaign and other attendees.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Election Commission voted unanimously to investigate allegations that Tom Horne and his staff are using taxpayer time and resources to run his reelection campaign, which could lead to the embattled attorney general being removed from officeRead More »