Police arrest man for allegedly threatening Jeff Flake’s senate staff

Police arrest man for allegedly threatening Jeff Flake’s senate staff

From Truth Revolt “You know how liberals are going to solve the Republican problem?” a 59-year-old man named Mark Prichard asked staffers at GOP Senator Jeff Flake’s office in Arizona.  “They are going to get better aim. That last guy tried, but he needed better aim. We will get better aim.” Prichard, of course, was referring to […]

Reagan says Arizona will not give voter data to White House commission

Reagan says Arizona will not give voter data to White House commission

By Emma Lockhart and J.T. Lain / Cronkite News Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan said Monday that the state will not comply with a request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for information on the state’s 3.6 million registered voters. Reagan, in a letter released Monday, said that while she stands ready to assist the […]

Flake says no pay for VA union leaders who skip work while vets wait

Flake says no pay for VA union leaders who skip work while vets wait

Veterans have waited months for medical appointments while the Department of Veterans Affairs union said that it needs more employees, but 1,606 employees—including many nurses—let veterans wait while they collected a taxpayer check to work on union business instead of what they were hired to do, according to VA data obtained by The Daily Caller […]

Crime drops in Phoenix after it nixes Sanctuary City status

Crime drops in Phoenix after it nixes Sanctuary City status

From Truth Revolt While liberals maintain there is no correlation between crime rates and a given city’s sanctuary status, Fox News reports that Phoenix has seen a marked decrease in its crime rates after eliminating the controversial status. “Police chiefs across the nation believe that enlisting local police to enforce immigration law is a bad idea,” California Senate […]

July 4th movie event raised dollars for Tucson Pops Orchestra

July 4th movie event raised dollars for Tucson Pops Orchestra

By SoAzNewsX Southern Arizona News-Examiner contributor Charles Heller and SANE Publisher Emil Franzi were partners in promoting a movie for the Fourth of July for many years. This was the first movie event that Emil Franzi missed because he passed away on June 7. Movie-goers also saw a poster of Franzi taken from a Tucson […]

Dust storm detector will alert drivers to freeway hazards

Dust storm detector will alert drivers to freeway hazards

By Tyler Fingert / Cronkite News State safety and transportation officials are developing a detection system to warn motorists if dangerous dust storms are in the area. The Southwest is known for its haboobs during the monsoon. A recent dust storm in New Mexico, near the Arizona border, caused a 25-car pileup, killing six people. The […]

Border ranchers air immigration grievances at talk-radio convention

Border ranchers air immigration grievances at talk-radio convention

By Ben Moffat / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Tombstone ranchers Peggy and Fred Davis worked a different kind of range last week, strolling from booth to booth to tell talk-radio hosts about their lives on the front lines of the nation’s immigration debate. Theirs was just one of the stories at the Federation for American Immigration […]

ICYMI: McSally secures victories for Southern Arizona in Defense Authorization Bill

ICYMI: McSally secures victories for Southern Arizona in Defense Authorization Bill

By SoAzNewsX WASHINGTON, DC— Rep. Martha McSally has successfully secured funding for Southern Arizona’s defense assets in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the House Armed Services Committee passed before the Fourth of July weekend. Because of her efforts, FY 2018 NDAA fully funds and starts replacing the wings of the […]

McCain Institute refuses to disclose big donations

McCain Institute refuses to disclose big donations

McCain Institute for International Leadership executives refuse to disclose how much money big donors have contributed to the nonprofit that’s named after Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. McCain was the architect of the landmark Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 – more popularly known as “McCain-Feingold” […]

McSally wins again for A-10: Secures funding for full fleet, wings & other upgrades

McSally wins again for A-10: Secures funding for full fleet, wings & other upgrades

By SoAzNewsX WASHINGTON, DC— Rep Martha McSally today announced she has successfully secured full funding for the A-10 fleet, $103 million for new A-10 wings, $17.5 million for other necessary upgrades, and $6 million for safety inspections. This funding to support the A-10 Warthog was included in both the House Defense Appropriations bill, released today, […]