Protesters waved "Return to Sender" signs, shoved a group of mariachi musicians and waited for a bus of immigrant children that the local sheriff told them would arrive. At one point, they briefly halted a bus before realizing it was carrying children from a YMCA.Read More »
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.