Flake weathers brutal, 2 1/2-hour Mesa town hall

Flake weathers brutal, 2 1/2-hour Mesa town hall

From Freedom’s Phoenix U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake faced angry constituents who questioned him on health-care reform, the proposed border wall and other issues at a town hall in Mesa on April 13, 2017. U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was blistered Thursday during a hostile, 2-1/2-hour town-hall meeting in which he was battered with questions about his […]

McSally introduces bipartisan bill to help improve Udall Park

McSally introduces bipartisan bill to help improve Udall Park

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Representative Martha McSally today reintroduced bipartisan legislation, The Udall Park Land Exchange Completion Act, to help expand and improve Tucson’s Udall Park. The bill resolves a long-standing land disagreement between the City of Tucson and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that has impeded Tucson’s ability to fully utilize the 172.8-acre parcel […]

Effort mounting to create federal appellate circuit

Effort mounting to create federal appellate circuit

By SoAzNewsX In Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State address this year, he highlighted an ongoing challenge Arizonans face seeking a fair day in court: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The overburdened Ninth Circuit hears an average of 12,000 cases per year — 30% more than the next most active circuit. And their average turnaround […]

Sens. McCain, Flake urged to reject measure to block fraud and fee protections on pre-paid debit cards

Sens. McCain, Flake urged to reject measure to block fraud and fee protections on pre-paid debit cards

By SoAzNewsX The Southwest Center for Economic Integrity is calling on Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake and members of the Arizona Congressional delegation to reject fast-track resolutions filed in the United States Senate February 1 and in the House February 3 that would allow Congress to block the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s prepaid card […]

Agreement protects Arizona’s cut of Colorado River water, for now

Agreement protects Arizona’s cut of Colorado River water, for now

From The Westerner Blog California and Nevada won’t be able to take any of the water that Arizona has been storing in Lake Mead at least through the end of this year, a top U.S. Interior Department official said this week. In a letter to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, Deputy Interior Secretary Mike Connor […]

Tunnel under DeConcini Port of Entry in danger of collapsing

Tunnel under DeConcini Port of Entry in danger of collapsing

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) sent a letter to General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Denise Turner Roth late last week urging the agency to take immediate action to address the structural damages of the Grand Tunnel underneath the DeConcini Land Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona, which is in […]

House passes Sonoran Corridor bill

House passes Sonoran Corridor bill

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Today (Thursday, 11-05-15), the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act, legislation including measures supported by U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that would pave the way for the establishment of the Sonoran Corridor and the future Interstate 11 (I-11). These […]

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 […]