An independent expenditure committee associated with Senate President Steve Pierce will be in a strong position to defend Republican seats, having raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, mostly from business interests, in the last few weeks.Read More »
State Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, who faces Rep. John Fillmore in the Republican primary in District 16, has snagged the endorsement of Gov. Jan Brewer.
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The committee whose goal is to extend Republicans’ dominance at the state Legislature has so far spent nearly $30,000 on the primary contest between Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction.Read More »
The Republican teapot is boiling.
Several members of the GOP caucus in the Senate delivered this week a letter to Senate President Steve Pierce, expressing their dismay that the money he has raised is being used to defeat a party-mate and fearing “long-term fissures.”
An independent expenditure group with ties to Senate President Steve Pierce has decided not only to support Sen. Rich Crandall, but to spend money on a mailer that sharply criticizes Rep. John Fillmore.Read More »
A committee whose goal is to return a robust GOP majority to the state Senate has taken sides in a Republican primary, spending money to help Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, beat Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction.
The Republican Victory Fund recently sent out a mailer touting Crandall’s record, including his vote to pass SB1070.
As expected, Fillmore is dismayed by the committee’s action.
The Pinal County Board of Supervisors has chosen Clark L. Smithson to be the new supervisor for District 2.Read More »
Former Arizona congressman Matt Salmon has announced that he is a candidate for his old job.
Salmon says he is running for the 6th Congressional District representing Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek and Apache Junction because he believes his experience is needed in Washington.
A proposal to legalize gambling at Arizona dog and horse tracks has once again surfaced at the Legislature.Read More »