Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal immigration, attacking the Obama administration and appearing alongside Sen. John McCain in a 2010 re-election ad in which McCain urged federal officials to just "complete the danged fence."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 »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu spent more than $35,000 on specialty badges and customized coins in honor of Arizona's centennial as his department was heading toward a projected multimillion-dollar deficit.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 »
A panel of lawmakers today unanimously approved legislation to ensure that congressional candidates can gather signatures using the boundaries of their old districts, as well as in new ones.Read More »
The state's independent redistricting commission is up against a deadline to finish its work on new district maps before Christmas.Read More »
Sen. Ron Gould, a veteran legislator from Lake Havasu City, today took one step closer to running for Congress.
Gould has formed an exploratory committee to determine the viability of seeking the seat in new 4th Congressional District.
Arizona authorities plan to release more details at a Monday news conference about their bust involving a major drug smuggling ring.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu announced this morning that he is exploring a run for Congress.Read More »