Steve Henry announces campaign for Pinal County Sheriff

Steve Henry announces campaign for Pinal County Sheriff

From Sonoran Alliance Steve Henry, the Pinal County Sheriff Office Chief Deputy, has announced that he would be running to fill the impending open Sheriff’s position. With the recent news that current Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu will be running for the open 1st Congressional District their will need to be a strong and capable […]

McSally introduces resolution condemning violence against Israelis

McSally introduces resolution condemning violence against Israelis

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Rep. Martha McSally this week introduced a resolution expressing solidarity with the Israeli people and condemning the Palestinian Authority for inciting an atmosphere of violence. The resolution, which was cosigned by over 40 lawmakers in the House, calls on President Obama to freeze all U.S. funding to the […]

“De-confliction” agreement signed

“De-confliction” agreement signed

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the announcement that the United States and Russia have signed a “de-confliction” agreement regarding airstrikes over Syria: “This ‘de-confliction’ agreement with Russia means that the United States will now be watching and […]

Border Jobs for Veterans Act signed into law

Border Jobs for Veterans Act signed into law

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ), John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ) today applauded the White House’s announcement that the Border Jobs for Veterans Act has been signed into law. First introduced in the Senate by Senators Flake, McCain, Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on June […]

Sun Corridor, Inc., Pima County officials travel to Washington D.C., seek federal assistance in regional economic development efforts

Sun Corridor, Inc., Pima County officials travel to Washington D.C., seek federal assistance in regional economic development efforts

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Pima County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bronson, District 4 Supervisor Ray Carroll, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and Deputy County Administrator John Bernal are joining officials from Sun Corridor Inc., (formerly TREO) in Washington D.C. this week to meet with members of Congress and Obama Administration officials about […]

Tucson is 2015’s 5th best warm city for winter holiday travel

Tucson is 2015’s 5th best warm city for winter holiday travel

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner It’s something that many Tucsonans have already known: This is the place to be when winter arrives, especially when it’s a million degrees below zero and there’s a thousand feet of snow covering the driveway. Well, maybe a bit of a stretch, but Tucson has historically been known as a […]

Sahuarita Farms plan unanimously approved by town council

Sahuarita Farms plan unanimously approved by town council

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Sahuarita Town Council has unanimously approved the Sahuarita Farms Specific Plan and Development Agreement. The approval comes more than 4-years after FICO initially submitted the plan and after dozens of public meetings, hearings and open houses. The Sahuarita Farms plan will guide the development of FICO’s farmland as […]

McSally recognizes Veterans of Distinction at award ceremony

McSally recognizes Veterans of Distinction at award ceremony

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Rep. Martha McSally yesterday recognized Southern Arizona veterans at an award ceremony and announced that Tucson resident Daniel Standage was the winner of the 2015 Congressional Veterans of Distinction Award. Standage was recognized for his efforts to establish the University of Arizona Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) […]

New Navy carriers $6 billion over budget says McCain

New Navy carriers $6 billion over budget says McCain

Staff Report / Southern Arizonan News-Examiner U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released a new report in the “America’s Most Wasted: Indefensible” series in which he details troubling cost-growth of the Navy’s Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier program. Plagued by problems with immature technology, concurrent development and production, and […]

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