Which Governor Brewer Excuse for Taxing Arizonans is Least Impressive?

Why is the Governor, aka The Artist Formerly Known as a Stalwart Conservative, so fixated on raising taxes? It’s a complete mystery. Governor Jan Brewer’s office and her Department of Revenue both responded yesterday to questions of exactly why they want to slam the state’s solar customers with a higher property tax, and their excuses were breathtakingly unconvincing. The arguments … Read More

PRESS RELEASE Riggs Files More Than 10,400 Signatures in Arizona Gubernatorial Ballot

Cave Creek, Arizona – Republican candidate for Governor, Arizona businessman and education consultant, and former U.S. Congressman Frank Riggs today filed more than 10,400 signatures with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office to qualify for the ballot. In less than four months, the Riggs campaign collected almost double the 5660 signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. “No other candidate … Read More

Rep. Schweikert: Veterans Deserve Honest Leadership

Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) released a statement following the passage of H.R. 4031, the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014: “I am proud to have cosponsored and supported H.R. 4031.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) responsibility is to provide care and support for our nation’s heroes. Sadly, the recent reports and investigations indicate the VA has … Read More

Please Do Not Settle for AZ Governor

From The Desk Of Russell Pearce: You know that bad feeling when November rolls around and you look at your ballot and you realize that while you could never support the Democrat on your ballot, you are going to have to hold your nose to vote for the Republican nominee? Now is the time to do something about that. It … Read More

Message from Mark Brnovich

Friends, Since day one of this campaign, I’ve stated that when I am elected Attorney General, one of my top priorities will be to work to protect those in our society who cannot protect themselves. Whether they are the unborn, children, seniors, or our veterans we have a moral obligation as a society to protect the vulnerable. I am running … Read More

The Establishment Trap

By Frank Antenori I was recently invited for coffee by a close friend and fellow Republican to discuss upcoming state legislative races. Well respected in both local grass roots circles as well as the so called “GOP Establishment,” he was chosen to reach out to me in hopes of convincing me to not get involved in several key legislative primaries. … Read More

Obama Opposes Arizona Citizenship Voter Law

By Wil Cardon Candidate for Arizona Secretary of State Recently, a federal judge issued a ruling saying that Arizona has the right to require proof of citizenship in order to register to vote. This may seem like common sense to most people. After all, why wouldn’t we require proof that you are an American citizen before you exercise one of … Read More

Waring Opposed City Manager Pay Hike

Yesterday, the City Council voted to give City Manager Ed Zuercher a $56,000 pay increase. Councilman Gates, Councilman DiCiccio and myself voted against this pay raise, like I voted against former City Manager David Cavazos’ pay raise. At a time when the City is facing a $37.7 million deficit, I felt it was unacceptable to give a pay raise. This … Read More

Personnel is Policy

It has been said that you can’t choose your family, but you can choose your friends. That’s why so many people say it is unfair to judge someone by what a family member does. On the other hand, it is also why so many people look long and hard at the advisers and staff members that elected officials hire. When … Read More

Republicans and Blacks

By Thomas Sowell Recently former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice added her voice to those who have long been urging the Republican Party to reach out to black voters. Not only is that long overdue, what is also long overdue is putting some time — and, above all, some serious thought — into how to go about doing it. Too … Read More