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Since Geri Ottoboni has followed Sen. Melvin’s agenda exactly, repeating it doesn’t necessarily make it true. Has she witnessed that medical radioisotopes are in short supply? The French, who have closed their recycling program, have always shipped their waste to Japan. It was General Eisenhower who first warned us of the dangers of nuclear power. The Germans are now leaders in solar power and have nothing to do with Nuclear.
In the recent controversy at the state capitol, a group of Republicans felt they were treated unfairly. They felt that by Gov. Jan Brewer calling a special session and forcing them to approve a budget they had in hand for five weeks was wrong.
When the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission created Congressional District 1 last year, many couldn’t believe the size. CD1, which was created because of the state’s increase in population, is by far one of the largest congressional districts in the nation, and there are two candidates wanting to run it.
Candidates for District 11’s Arizona House of Representatives and Senate gathered last night at Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus for a question and answer session, sponsored by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission.
Five candidates are running in the newly-created Congressional District 1 in Arizona with hopes of taking a seat with the U.S. House of Representatives.
Three Republican candidates are competing for the chance to run against Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick in new Congressional District 1, and they were campaigning in SaddleBrooke last week.
While a lot of attention is being paid to the District 8 Congressional race, there is still planning taking place at the state level, especially in District 11.
On Sunday, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords announced she will resign from her District 8 seat in order to allow more time to recover from a gunshot wound to the head she suffered on Jan. 8, 2011.
• All the Tea Party constitutionalists who opined on talk radio that Gingrich and Cain would have made a great GOP ticket missing the constitutional provision that the President and Vice President must come from different states.
In 2012, I have two major wishes to send out to the elected officials who are serving locally, at the State Legislature or in the U.S. Congress — look up the definition of accountability, and learn the art of compromise.
Marana and Oro Valley town officials have some concerns with the congressional and legislative maps approved by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission last week.
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission adopted the tentative congressional, and legislative maps Tuesday night in a 3-2 vote for each.
Williams should show his own maps
As a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, I would like to express my thoughts on the Independent Redistricting Commission. For those who do not know, Prop 106 was a voter approved ballot initiative that was passed in 1998 putting the redistricting authority into the hands of an independent commission. The heart of the initiative was to create an independent body that would act in a non-partisan nature.
After the state’s Supreme Court decision to return Chairwoman Colleen Mathis to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission last week, Senator Al Melvin said it’s time for a special election.
Overturning a recent decisions by Gov. Jan Brewer, the Arizona Supreme Court reinstated Colleen Mathis as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission on Thursday.
The Arizona Supreme Court returned Colleen Mathis to her seat on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. She will continue to serve as chairwoman.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled with the Democrats Thursday, overturning Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to remove Colleen Mathis as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
Discussions to redraw boundary lines for the state’s legislative and congressional districts came to Marana Nov. 4, allowing the public to comment on the two maps proposed by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
OV student wins major scholarship at university
After being forcefully removed as chairwoman of the Arizona Redistricting Commission, Colleen Mathis will challenge the state's decision in court.
Most reporting about the current redistricting plans for both the Arizona legislature and the nine seats in the U.S. House put forward by the Independent Redistricting Commission failed to cover the system’s obvious flaws.
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The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is drawing criticism from both Democrats and Republicans, who have expressed concerns over how proposed borders for the state’s legislative districts have been redrawn.