Arizona environmental chief, physician differ on role of EPA

Arizona environmental chief, physician differ on role of EPA

By Ben Moffat / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona’s top environmental official told separate House and Senate committees Tuesday that the federal government needs to back off and let states take care of environmental regulation on their own. Misael Cabrera, the director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, said the Environmental Protection Agency is […]

Hold on to your wallets

Hold on to your wallets

By SoAzNewsX This week, most of Arizona’s city councils and other local governing boards will announce their tentative budget estimates for the fiscal year beginning on July 1.  Most councils and boards will give final approval to their budgets and property tax levies in late June. For a look at how elected officials performed on fiscal […]

ICYMI: Goldwater Institute responds to creation of social justice advocate position at the Univ. of Ariz.

ICYMI: Goldwater Institute responds to creation of social justice advocate position at the Univ. of Ariz.

By SoAzNewsX Earlier this month, the University of Arizona announced the creation of student “social justice advocate” jobs on campus. According to the position description, the job responsibilities include reporting “bias incidents or claims to appropriate Residence Life staff.” Since the announcement of the new position, there has been a sizable public outcry, and this […]

House passes McSally’s bill to criminalize non-consensual pornography

House passes McSally’s bill to criminalize non-consensual pornography

By SoAzNewsX WASHINGTON, D.C.— The House of Representatives today passed Rep. Martha McSally’s legislation to crack down on non-consensual pornography in the military. H.R. 2052, the Protecting the Rights of IndiViduals Against Technological Exploitation, or PRIVATE, Act will define when private photo sharing is a military criminal act—which is not clear in current law. The […]

CCSO Master Deputy Ray performance ‘exceedingly poor, customarily negligent’; was chance missed to avoid later homicide?

CCSO Master Deputy Ray performance ‘exceedingly poor, customarily negligent’; was chance missed to avoid later homicide?

By Teri Jo Neff / Cochise County Record PHOENIX – Steven D. Ray, a former master deputy with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, has agreed to relinquish his police certification and be permanently barred from working as a police officer in Arizona. A consent agreement between Ray and Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training was […]

Arizona is fighting bottleneckers

Arizona is fighting bottleneckers

From Americans for Prosperity Foundation New vocabulary word: Bottlenecker (noun): A person who advocates for the creation or perpetuation of government regulation — particularly through occupational licensing — to restrict entry into his or her occupation, thereby accruing an economic advantage without providing a benefit to consumers. On the evening of Friday, June 2, at […]

FBI arrests man who threatened to shoot Congresswoman Martha McSally because of her Trump support

FBI arrests man who threatened to shoot Congresswoman Martha McSally because of her Trump support

From Truth Revolt Since the election of Donald Trump, the left has adopted full-on hatred of President Donald Trump and his supporters. Gone are the days when people of different political persuasions could have a reasonable discussion about their respective views. Now, with the advent of Antifa and social media, leftists seem perfectly fine to cross […]

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