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Most Arizona Republicans and Sinema silent on Trump’s tweets telling Democrat women to ‘go back’ where they came from

Posted by   /  July 17, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Seve Benson By Allison Stevens | Arizona Mirror As the chorus condemning President Trump’s derogatory comments about four Democratic congresswomen grew louder Tuesday, Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema stayed quiet. The senator does not comment or react to the president’s tweets, spokeswoman Hannah Hurley told the Arizona Mirror. Hurley pointed to comments Sinema made in March […]

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Rep. Kirkpatrick joins call for Trump impeachment inquiry

Posted by   /  July 16, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

“I have a responsibility as a congresswoman, former prosecutor and Arizona citizen to stand up for the rule of law,” Kirkpatrick said. Only Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Sedona) is opposing impeachment proceedings By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror In a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday morning, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick […]

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U.S. Senate race in Arizona leading nation in fundraising

Posted by   /  July 16, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Getty Images Photos/Justin Sullivan, Joe Raedle The top fundraiser for the U.S. House in Arizona was Democrat Dr. Hiral Tipirneni By Jessica Swarner | KTAR  The 2020 U.S. Senate race in Arizona is shaping up to be the most expensive in the nation. According to Federal Election Commission data compiled by Axios, Arizona’s two likely […]

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Former developer Karrin Taylor Robson mulling bid for 2022 governor’s race

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Karrin Taylor Robson, a developer and prominent Republican donor, might run for governor in 2022. Robson told the Arizona Mirror that she’s had a lot of people urge her run. She said she wouldn’t go as far as to say she’s considering it, but conceded that she hasn’t ruled […]

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Glendale council will ask voters for 55% pay raise in November special election

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Jen Fifield | Arizona Republic  Glendale residents will decide in November whether the city’s elected officials should get a substantial pay increase. At a special council meeting Friday morning, Glendale City Council voted 4-0, with three council members absent, to add the salary question to the city’s Nov. 5 election ballot. The pay increases […]

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‘I give no inch to these racists’: Arizona congressional delegation reacts to Trump’s tweets

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic  Arizona’s congressional delegation largely ignored President Donald Trump’s controversial tweets Sunday urging a group of unspecified Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Two of Arizona’s polar opposites in the House of Representatives weighed in on […]

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He took down dams, freed wolves and preserved wildlands. Bruce Babbitt is still at work

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Babbitt played a central role in some of the country’s biggest environmental decisions. On a 6-mile hike, the former Arizona governor and interior secretary reflects on his career, politics, and why conserving wilderness matters. By Ian James | Arizona Republic SEDONA — The rising sun was just starting to light up the tops of the […]

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Government agendas for week of July 15 – 19th, 2019

Posted by   /  July 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns: 7-18 Phoenix ZA hearing 7-18 Casa Grande P&Z commission 7-15 Cave Creek council meeting 7-15 Florence council meeting 7-18 Florence P&Z commission 7-16 Maricopa council meeting 7-17 Oro Valley council meeting 7-17 Yuma council meeting Counties: 7-15 Graham BOS 7-16 Gila work session 7-15 La Paz BOS 7-18 Pinal P&Z Commission

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Soccer politics: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photo

Posted by   /  July 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Sports  /  No Comments

Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Image

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[SCOOP] Google, manufacturing growth and Opportunity Zones — Mesa Economic Development Director Bill Jabjiniak gives the lowdown

Posted by   /  July 11, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Bill Jabjiniak By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Mesa has just landed a $1 billion Google data center, approved a Class A office development next to the Chicago Cubs and landed a 150,000-square-foot lease at that space from benefits from WageWorks. That will bring 1,000 jobs to the planned development called The Union. […]

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