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Arizona may have violated the voting rights of hundreds of thousands of people. Will the state fix problems by Election Day?

Posted by   /  January 14, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Petra Falcon, executive director of Promise Arizona, speaks to people gathered for a rally outside the 9th Circuit federal court in Pasadena, California on July 16, 2015 /Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images By Dianna M. Náñez | Arizona Republic  In 1993, Congress passed a sweeping law to make it easier for Americans […]

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Despite relatively short tenure, Arizona congressional delegation making waves

Posted by   /  January 7, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

 Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, with members of the conservative Freedom Caucus who stormed a closed-door impeachment hearing in October. Biggs, in just his second term in Congress, was elected chairman of the high-profile caucus last year./ Photo by Wissam Melhem/Cronkite News By Bryan Pietsch and Wissam Melhem | Cronkite News  The late Sen. John McCain […]

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The color purple

Posted by   /  November 15, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

  One expert called it evidence that Arizona is transitioning from a “straight Republican” state to a “solid purple state” By Renata Cló | Cronkite News Arizona’s two newest members of Congress joined more than 80 other newly elected House members for freshmen orientation Tuesday, as Democrats prepare to seize control of the lower chamber […]

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Lobbying fight heats up over sports gambling

Posted by   /  August 2, 2018  /  Economy, Sports  /  No Comments

Twenty-four states have commercial casinos, and 28 states have casinos operated by Native American tribes By Reid Wilson | The Hill A major lobbying fight over the future of gambling on professional sports is poised to break out as powerful interests line up to influence Congress and states plotting to grab a piece of the […]

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Fraud prevalent in signature gathering of 4 campaigns

Posted by   /  June 22, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Paulina Pineda | Arizona Capitol Times Clifford Curry seems really good at his job. He collected hundreds of signatures for candidates running for governor, Congress and the Legislature. On just one day alone, Curry collected 200 signatures for Mark Syms, the independent candidate running for the Senate in Legislative District 28. That’s more than […]

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Indictments, you say? Arizona members of U.S. House quiet on Russia investigation

Posted by   /  October 31, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | The Republic Arizona’s congressional delegation greeted the first indictments stemming from the independent counsel looking into Russian involvement in the 2016 elections with… not much to say, at least publicly. Only four of the state’s nine U.S. House members acknowledged on social media the news that dominated the headlines Monday: […]

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How Arizona members of Congress voted on major issues

Posted by   /  September 9, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Voterama Here’s how Arizona members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 8. House Hurricane Aid, Debt Limit: The House on Sept. 8 voted, 316-90, to appropriate $15.3 billion in hurricane disaster aid while raising the national debt limit through Dec. 8 and funding the government on a stopgap basis for […]

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Republicans making progress on longtime goal for more local control of federal lands

Posted by   /  August 14, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  1 Comment

By Bartholomew D Sullivan | USA TODAY As the new Republican-dominated House convened in early January, anticipating the arrival of President Trump, the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee declared it time for a “paradigm shift” in how the more than 25% of the country that is owned by the federal government is managed. […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Quotable: Looking for a friend in Washington?

Posted by   /  August 12, 2017  /  Government and Politics, QUOTES  /  No Comments

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[COLUMN] U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran: Budget, taxes, infrastructure priorities

Posted by   /  August 2, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Tom O’Halleran | Pinal Central It is an honor to represent you in Congress, and I appreciate the time many of you have taken to share your thoughts and concerns at local events my staff and I have hosted across the 1st Congressional District. In August, I will continue to travel from town to […]

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