Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's congressional campaign saw a marked decrease in fundraising after he faced allegations in mid-February that he threatened an ex-boyfriend with deportation, but he still raised more money during the quarter than his two Republican rivals in the race.Read More »
Republican members of Arizona’s congressional delegation gathered at the state Senate to excoriate the Obama administration and the federal government over policies on forest management, the environment and a host of other issues they say are hurting the economy and hampering job creation.Read More »
Gosar has been the early beneficiary of Babeu’s campaign problems, and he appears well-positioned to capitalize on Babeu’s supporters if the sheriff drops out of the race.Read More »
The chairman of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors called on the federal government Tuesday to revoke a recently imposed 20–year ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.Read More »
Sen. Ron Gould, a Lake Havasu City Republican who is running for Congress, has secured the support of the leader of the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu’s weekend confirmation that he is gay makes him the fourth openly gay or bisexual candidate seeking a congressional seat in Arizona this year.Read More »
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.