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Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
For a couple of hours last week, it looked like the Senate would give Alex Miller a chance to relax.
The state has retained a former immigration official as an expert in its bid to deny driver’s licenses to thousands of Arizona “dreamers’’ eligible for the deferred action program.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a recent town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
Members of the South Mountain Citizen’s Advisory Team (SMCAT) have until July 24 to submit the official recommendation from its group on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
The Independent Redistricting Commission will be getting another check from the state.
The Independent Redistricting Commission is going to get the cash it needs, at least enough to get it through a trial set to begin next month.
About 30 students from the Kyrene School District gathered at the district office last week for a simulated Congressional meeting, discussing the topic of how to increase school supplies.
What has been the biggest concern for the future of Ahwatukee for years will remain at the top of the list moving into 2013. There has still been no decision made on whether or not the South Mountain Freeway will run down Pecos Road.
If the Ahwatukee Foothills community knows one thing, it’s how to stand in resilience and maintain hope.
People have always speculated about what might or might not happen in 2012, but this past year turned out to be one full of waiting.
Vernon Parker wipes his face before an interview during his election party at Tomaso's in Phoenix on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Parker won the 9th district congressional GOP nomination.
A smaller percentage of Arizonans went to the polls this year than in either of the last two presidential elections.
Thanks to the Independent Redistricting Commission, we might see something done in Congress this year.
Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, former Democratic Arizona State Sen. and Arizona congressional candidate Kyrsten Sinema addresses residents in a neighborhood in Mesa, Ariz. Sinema has defeated Republican challenger Vernon Parker for Arizona's 9th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Both sides of the aisle remained cautiously optimistic in Arizona as first election results came in Tuesday night.
I think I’m one of the few, if any, who actually enjoy getting political calls or knocks on my door.
Education is the foundation to form a more perfect union and to continue to have the greatest economy this planet has ever seen. I’m a student at Mesa Community College, graduating this winter to attend Arizona State University and try to pursue a degree in law. I’m also a voter in Congressional District 9 and recently have heard about an up and coming debate between the two candidates Vernon Parker and Kyrsten Sinema. I think this would be a great idea for the voters of CD9 to see these two candidates talk about their views on education in a robust debate.
Republican candidate for Congressional District 9, Vernon Parker, paid a visit to an Ahwatukee Foothills business on Thursday in an attempt to better understand the needs and challenges of a small business.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced his endorsement of Kyrsten Sinema for Congressional District 9 on Monday.
Voters who reside in more than 50 homes along the edge of Ahwatukee Foothills may be surprised to find they’re not in the same congressional or legislative district as most of their neighbors.
There has been uproar over the comments that Todd Akin (U.S. Representative for Missouri’s Congressional District 2) made about abortion. Many people are offended that he referred to “legitimate abortion” and women’s bodies being able to shut down when raped. I am not clear exactly what he meant or where he got his information, but this is clearly a man who is passionate about the anti-abortion cause and is not very good at expressing his viewpoint on the issue.
Arizonans Disappointed With Election Results (ADWER) — an informal coalition which until now was not even named — are back on the ballot this November.