Former National Rifle Association lobbyist Todd Rathner, a veteran of some of the toughest policy battles at the Capitol, has started his own lobbying firm.Read More »
Voters rejected a ballot measure to make hunting and fishing constitutional rights in Arizona and forbid laws or rules that restrict such activities.Read More »
If you want to fish at Fossil Creek, north of Payson, you’ll need to follow a particular set of regulations, put into place by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
But opponents to Proposition 109 say all hunting and fishing regulations in Arizona will be jeopardized if the proposition passes in November. The measure's backers say that's not the case, that they're just trying to constitutionally protect the right to hunt and fish from anti-hunting activists.
Northern Arizona businessman, Mills put himself on the political map when he hired Symington Group partner Camilla Strongin to manage his campaign and became the talk of the Capitol in January when he put $2 million of his own money into his campaign.Read More »
Six months of trying to outflank Sen. John McCain from the right produced less support, less money, fewer endorsements and lower poll numbers than J.D. Hayworth and his dedicated followers had anticipated.Read More »
Candidate Buz Mills owns a shooting range and is on the National Rifle Association's board of directors, but it's incumbent Jan Brewer who has the group's endorsement in the contested Republican primary for Arizona governor.Read More »
After picking up endorsements from both the NRA and AZ Right to Life this month, McCain's campaign is building momentum, which is coming at the expense of Hayworth's efforts to unseat the senior senator.Read More »
When Owen Buz Mills jumped into the governor’s race, most people’s reaction was, “Who is that?”Read More »
A new booklet summing up Arizona's off-highway vehicle laws and offering tips for responsible riding is an important step in preserving the sport here, a state lawmaker says.Read More »
With a Republican as governor, conservatives successfully advanced much of their non-budget agenda this year, successfully pushing for legislation that would allow guns in restaurants and bars, as well as in private parking lots.Read More »