Tribal officials told a House committee Wednesday that federal regulation of energy projects on Indian lands is a “major bottleneck” that is stifling their economies and needs to be changed.Read More »
The hearing officially concerned the Department of Interior’s proposed 2013 budget, but most lawmakers instead took turns Wednesday drilling Secretary Ken Salazar on issues from around the country, including one in southeast Arizona.Read More »
Flagstaff Democrat and former congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, in her bid to regain the seat she lost to Republican Paul Gosar in 2010, raised more than $200,000 in the last quarter of 2011.Read More »
If you can’t beat them, pack up and move to a new district.
That’s the lesson that a handful of legislators are taking with them as they prepare to run in the new districts drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
Former state legislator Jonathan Paton is making another run for a congressional seat, but he won’t be seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned her seat today a year after she was shot in the head in an assassination attempt.Read More »
By changing your environment, it doesn’t always mean your troubles suddenly disappear. In fact, they usually follow.Read More »
With Gosar now officially out of CD1, Konopnicki told our reporter today that he is hoping to make a decision about the race soon.Read More »
Arizona state Sen. Ron Gould officially announced today that he will be running for Congress in Arizona's new 4th Congressional District.Read More »
Though he isn’t actively looking into running for higher office, House Speaker Andy Tobin said that he won’t rule out a run in the new 4th Congressional District.Read More »
With Gosar’s move to CD4 now official, Tobin said he has already heard from some of the eastern Arizona constituents that Gosar is leaving behind in CD1.Read More »