Sen. Rich Crandall, a Mesa Republican, jumped into the school security fray today by announcing a proposal to raid extra Clean Elections funds to pay for more cops in schools and provide training for armed teachers and training school counselors to identify mentally unstable students.Read More »
Pinal County supervisors are delaying their vote until next month on the controversial reclassification plan of Sheriff Paul Babeu.Read More »
In the wake of the massacre that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office wants to provide firearms training to one employee at every school.
Under the plan, which Attorney General Tom Horne announced today, every K-12 school in the state can designate its principal or another employee to receive extensive training to in firearms use and emergency response.
A statewide insurance pool that covers sheriff's volunteers in 11 counties is changing its policies to exclude the armed volunteer posse that Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu plans to deploy to scan the desert for smugglers.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu and his ex-beau won’t be facing criminal charges for actions related to their breakup that eventually doomed the sheriff’s congressional hopes, the Attorney General’s Office reported.Read More »
Babeu exited the CD4 race the same way he entered it and handled every major announcement his campaign made in between: by scheduling the release to hit the morning news cycle in DC.Read More »
Paul Babeu is dropping out of the race for Arizona's 4th Congressional District and will instead run for re-election as Pinal County sheriff.Read More »
House Speaker Andy Tobin on Monday announced that he will forgo a run for Arizona’s new 4th Congressional District.Read More »
Gould yesterday picked up the endorsement of the fiscally conservative Club for Growth, whose endorsement could provide an influx of needed cash into his race against Gosar and Babeu. Chris Chocola, the group’s president today gave Gould the ringing endorsement of “taxpayer superhero,” and Chocola didn’t mince words about Gould’s incumbent opponent: “Ron has stood up to the big spenders in Arizona time and time again and we believe he will do the same in Congress.Read More »
A federal agency has issued subpoenas to the Pinal County sheriff and the county board after Sheriff Paul Babeu's office refused to turn over two laptops for inspection.Read More »