A 30-year-old political novice who has never voted shook up the race for a little known, down-ballot office in Pinal County by outmaneuvering a veteran attorney in court on a challenge to her petitions.Read More »
Jones held court with Paul Babeu today (June 23) at the Burton Barr Central Library to unveil her border security plan, with a stamp of approval from the Pinal County sheriff.Read More »
Christine Jones said she’ll deploy 1,200 Arizona National Guard troops to the Mexican border and build fencing along key smuggling routes if elected governor.Read More »
The three Republican candidates for Congress from District 1 each insisted Monday night he is more conservative than the other – and the only one who can oust Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.Read More »
Push for same-sex marriage initiative comes from the right
Erin Ogletree Simpson has been a Republican her whole life, but a year and a half ago, she had a realization that put her at odds with her party.
Simpson discovered that she is gay.
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
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 »