When unemployment in Yuma ballooned to 22.9 percent in 2009, people were streaming in the other direction. From 2000 to 2010, Yuma’s population surged more than 20 percent, even as the jobless rate continued to climb.Read More »
Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
A primary matchup is brewing between Sen. John Nelson of Litchfield Park and Sen. Don Shooter of Yuma.Read More »
YUMA — In the latest duel between Yuma Mayor Al Krieger and the City Council, the mayor was escorted from a City Council session Tuesday by the city's police chief.Read More »
Sen. Don Shooter, a Yuma Republican, will be moving to a neighboring legislative district to avoid running for reelection in a Democratic-leaning area.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
The case of a woman barred from running for city council in an Arizona border town because she isn't fluent in English has raised questions about the 120-year-old law used to kick her off the ballot.Read More »
David Crowe will officially join the CD3 race tomorrow when he rolls out his campaign against Grijalva for the Dem primary – and he’ll be using a new name to tout his Mexican heritage.Read More »
The Yuma City Council has voted to move ahead with an investigation of the mayor and retain an outside law firm to advise the council how to proceed.Read More »
Former U.S. Senate hopeful David Crowe has officially switched races and will challenge U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva in the Democratic primary.
Crowe, a Tucson defense contractor, filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Jan. 12, according to FEC records. The same day, he told the Arizona Capitol Times that he wasn’t yet sure whether he would run against Grijalva in the new 3rd Congressional District or run for the seat recently vacated by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.