McSally says Douglas Port Of Entry is one step closer to modernization

McSally says Douglas Port Of Entry is one step closer to modernization

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally (AZ-02) today officially announced that the Douglas Port of Entry (POE) is one step closer to modernization. The General Services Administration (GSA) has informed McSally’s office that the feasibility study for the modernization of the port was funded in the Fiscal Year 2017 allocation, and the two agencies will begin […]

Poll: Jeff Flake in double jeopardy

Poll: Jeff Flake in double jeopardy

From Sonoran Alliance A statewide Arizona survey of 400 likely Arizona 2018 General Election voters shows Republican incumbent Senator Jeff Flake twelve points behind his primary Republican opponent Kelli Ward and eight points behind prospective Democratic opponent U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D, AZ-9). Q.        If the primary election for United States Senate were held today, […]

Saddlebrooke Republican Club questions Mueller probe

Saddlebrooke Republican Club questions Mueller probe

By Richard Brinkley / Saddlebrook Republican Club The SaddleBrooke Republican Club sent a letter to Deputy Attorney general Rod Rosenstein questioning the Mueller Russian collusion investigation. The first concern focused on Mr. Mueller’s conflict of interest.  The law governing the Special Counsel (28 CFR 600.7) specifically prohibits Mr. Mueller from serving if he has a […]

Agents arrest illegal alien convicted for statutory rape

Agents arrest illegal alien convicted for statutory rape

By SoAzNewsX Tucson Station Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican national east of Sasabe on Sunday afternoon and later learned he had been convicted for statutory rape in DeKalb County, Georgia, in 2012. While processing 25-year-old Raul Cordova-Garcia for illegally entering the U.S., agents found his conviction resulted in a 12-month sentence and removal from […]

Rep. Finchem applauds AZ Supreme Court decision overruling Tucson gun law

Rep. Finchem applauds AZ Supreme Court decision overruling Tucson gun law

From Sonoran Alliance Representative Mark Finchem (R-11) today expressed appreciation for the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision that Tucson’s controversial practice of destroying seized firearms is a violation of state law. Between 2013 and 2016 the Tucson Police Department destroyed 4,820 guns, some of which were turned in by residents and others seized from crime investigations. “It is a good […]

Day of peaceful protests ends with tear gas as faction confronts police

Day of peaceful protests ends with tear gas as faction confronts police

By Jasmine Spearing-Bowen, Shawna Truong, Shayla Hyde and Andrea Jaramillo Valencia / Cronkite News PHOENIX – Police deployed tear gas, concussion grenades and pepper balls to disperse the crowd near the Phoenix Convention Center as tensions rose following a campaign-style rally Tuesday night by President Donald Trump and counter protests. The crowd of several hundred protesters had been […]

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

By Joe Gilmore / Cronkite News They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs – you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to […]

Secretary of State completes preliminary review of referendum petitions

Secretary of State completes preliminary review of referendum petitions

From Sonoran Alliance On August 8, 2017, Save Our Schools Arizona filed an estimated 9,078 petition sheets containing 111,540 signatures in support of R-02-2018. The Secretary of State’s Office has completed its preliminary review of referendum petitions in accordance with Arizona law, and has determined that the committee filed 9,291 petition sheets.  Of these, 8,950 […]