Voters mostly said “no” at the ballot box

Voters mostly said “no” at the ballot box

By SoAzNewsX It was election day yesterday in Tucson and across many communities in southern Arizona. In Tucson, voters re-elected two incumbent council members, Steve Kozachik and Richard Fimbres, and added another Democrat to the City Council, Paul Durham. Tucson voters also turned back ballot proposals that would have given the mayor and council a […]

ICYMI: McSally secures victories for Southern Arizona in Defense Authorization Bill

ICYMI: McSally secures victories for Southern Arizona in Defense Authorization Bill

By SoAzNewsX WASHINGTON, DC— Rep. Martha McSally has successfully secured funding for Southern Arizona’s defense assets in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the House Armed Services Committee passed before the Fourth of July weekend. Because of her efforts, FY 2018 NDAA fully funds and starts replacing the wings of the […]

Arizona rancher pushing for border change – video

Arizona rancher pushing for border change – video

From the Westerner Blog A 4-foot barbed wire fence is the only barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border for a stretch of about 25 miles in Southern Arizona. The illegal activity rancher Jim Chilton regularly witnesses on his property is no laughing matter. ”The Sinaloa Cartel controls this area,” Chilton said. “As they move drug packers […]

Arizona All-Star football game, Tournaments, and Classic Car Show in Duncan

Arizona All-Star football game, Tournaments, and Classic Car Show in Duncan

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona All-Star Football Game, Division VI, will be held on Saturday, June 11, in Duncan, Arizona. Duncan High School is hosting the game for the third straight year, welcoming players and families from 15 schools across Southern Arizona. Duncan is on Arizona Highway 70 near the New Mexico border. The kick-off will be at 6 p.m. on June 11, […]

McSally to hold field hearing on border security with local residents

McSally to hold field hearing on border security with local residents

UPDATE:  Here is the link to watch the hearings live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aAUCe5YLLM By SoAzNewsX U.S. Rep. Martha McSally will hold a Congressional field hearing in Sahuarita on Monday, May 9 about the challenges and threats Southern Arizonans face living near the U.S.-Mexico border. The hearing will highlight testimony from local witnesses representing a wide spectrum of perspectives […]

McSally efforts advance designation of Sonoran Corridor in House

McSally efforts advance designation of Sonoran Corridor in House

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The House of Representatives has passed a long-term transportation reauthorization bill that included numerous priorities for Southern Arizona championed by Rep. Martha McSally. Among them, the bill designated a proposed interstate connecting Interstate-19 and Interstate-10 south of the Tucson International Airport, known as the Sonoran Corridor, a “High Priority […]