A Republican lawmaker may introduce legislation again next year to do away with mandatory English immersion for students who are non-native speakers.Read More »
After a narrow loss to Justine Wadsack, friends of incumbent Sen. Vince Leach, R-Saddlebrooke are filing a lawsuit to get his name on the general ballot instead of the challenger.Read More »
House incumbent Republican - and colorful personality - John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, fell behind in preliminary election results on Tuesday night.Read More »
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Rep. John Fillmore, a Republican who is facing Sen. Rich Crandall in a GOP Senate primary in District 16, accused an independent campaign committee of violating campaign notification laws.Read More »
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.