McCain fights to keep internet tax ban

McCain fights to keep internet tax ban

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) released a statement today on the Senate’s passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, which includes a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) that would prevent state and local authorities from taxing the Internet: “The Senate’s passage of ITFA as part of the […]

Sheriff Babeu files to run in wrong congressional district

Sheriff Babeu files to run in wrong congressional district

By SoAzNewsX Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu wants to the congressman from the sprawling CD 1. Only, he doesn’t seem to know exactly where the district boundaries lie. Phoenix television station KPHO reports the sheriff made a mistake when he filed to seek the CD1 office. Quite the interesting situation since he apparently filed in […]

Voting procedures for Presidential Preference Election

Voting procedures for Presidential Preference Election

By SoAzNewsX Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez reminds voters that anyone who wishes to participate in the March 22, 2016 Presidential Preference Election (PPE) must be registered with the same political party affiliation as the Presidential candidate they wish to vote for, in accordance with A.R.S. §16-241(A). The political parties participating in this election […]

A-10 fight not over for now

A-10 fight not over for now

By SoAzNewsX Leaked word from the Pentagon is that the A-10 will be around for a number of years longer than the Air Force wanted. The aircraft was slated to be retired by 2028, but, thanks to efforts by Rep. Martha McSally and Sen. John McCain, the close air support aircraft will remain in the […]

Salmon condemns North Korea’s ICBM launch

Salmon condemns North Korea’s ICBM launch

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released a statement in response to North Korea’s test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. “Mere weeks after its nuclear test, North Korea today conducted a long-range ballistic missile test under the guise of a satellite launch. I resolutely condemn […]

McCain urges investigation into Tucson VA allegations

McCain urges investigation into Tucson VA allegations

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald urging him to investigate allegations of staffing shortages, poor care and whistleblower retaliation at the Tucson Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). According to media reports, Tucson VAMC has been unable to retain its doctors, which has […]

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