The ‘war on women’ Cunningham style

The ‘war on women’ Cunningham style

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The local political action group Revitalize Tucson is coming down hard on incumbent Democrat Ward 3 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham. In their latest news release, Revitalize Tucson takes Cunningham to task for the Democrat position of the so-called “war on women.” “Excuses never solutions” is the mantra from […]

McSally to honor local veterans at “Veterans of Distinction” awards event

McSally to honor local veterans at “Veterans of Distinction” awards event

  Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Rep. Martha McSally Tuesday will hold an event honoring the nominees and winner of the first ever Southern Arizona Congressional Veterans of Distinction Award. In August, Rep. McSally’s office began accepting nominations for the award, which recognizes veterans in the Second District who continue to exemplify the principles […]

The three Democrats seeking re-election to the City Council blew off Tucson Hispanic Community

The three Democrats seeking re-election to the City Council blew off Tucson Hispanic Community

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson has one of the highest rate of Hispanic residents in the country, but on Hispanic Heritage month Shirley Scott, Paul Cunningham, and Regina Romero disrespected Hispanics by not showing up to the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Forum. Once again the Tuscon City Council ducked on the important […]

Hudbay Minerals focus of documentary at Loft

Hudbay Minerals focus of documentary at Loft

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner InvestigativeMEDIA turns its unflinching focus on Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals Inc. and its controversial plans to construct the massive Rosemont open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson. Award-winning investigative journalist John Dougherty documents Hudbay’s legacy of lead poisoning in a […]

The future of education funding could be Arizona’s ESAs

The future of education funding could be Arizona’s ESAs

From NCPA In 2011, Arizona became the first state to create K-12 education savings accounts, currently allowing the families of 1,311 students to decide how best to use their state education funding. Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Nevada have subsequently enacted similar K-12 education savings account programs (ESAs). More than 5,000 children are anticipated to use […]

Pima County Supervisors approve community partnership with Davis-Monthan AFB

Pima County Supervisors approve community partnership with Davis-Monthan AFB

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Pima County Board of Supervisors this week voted unanimously to join the Davis-Monthan Community Partnership program, which seeks to better integrate the U.S. Air Force Base with the Tucson community and helps keep the base a vital part of the local economy. According to the Air Force’s description […]

McCain campaign deposits over $1 million for senate run

McCain campaign deposits over $1 million for senate run

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner John McCain on Monday announced his campaign fundraising total for the 3rd Quarter of 2015, covering activity during the three-month period from July 1-September 30. During the 3rd Quarter, McCain deposited over $1 million, with $4.9 million Cash On-Hand as of October 1, 2015. This is the third consecutive […]

Arizona CD1 GOP primary race sees two new candidates

Arizona CD1 GOP primary race sees two new candidates

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Speaker of the House David Gowan Monday announced his candidacy for Arizona’s First Congressional District. Announcing the same day was Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu. “It has been my sincere honor to serve the people of Arizona in the House of Representatives for the past seven years,” […]

McCain praises the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

McCain praises the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) today praised the agreement reached over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). “I welcome news that the United States and 11 other nations have concluded negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the largest regional trade agreement in history. The TPP offers a historic opportunity to reduce […]

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