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An Aug. 18 Board of Supervisors decision means the majority of homeowners in Pima County will see an increase in their property taxes in the new fiscal year.
Her desire for the positive future for Arizona a driving force, Governor Brewer announced the endorsement of Jo Grant in the House of Representatives race for District 11.
In Oro Valley, the Primary Election (Aug. 26 election day) is the first round of voting where all initial candidates have the potential to receive votes in order to advance to the General Election or win outright. Registered voters will select a candidate for each open seat, and in the case of this year’s local election, residents will select one candidate for the open Mayoral seat and three candidates for the three open Councilmember seats. If the candidates do not win outright, then the candidates receiving the highest amount of votes candidates per remaining open seat) move on to the General Election (Nov. 4 election day). Oro Valley has non-partisan elections, which means that candidates are elected regardless of their political affiliation.
Three Republican candidates—House Speaker Andy Tobin, state Rep. Adam Kwasman and rancher/businessman Gary Kiehne—are vying for the chance to take on Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s Congressional District 1, a sprawling district that includes most of rural Eastern Arizona and stretches from Oro Valley, Marana, SaddleBrooke to Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Native American reservations.
The five Republicans running in District 11’s House and Senate races naturally had a lot to agree on when meeting for a debate at Pima Community College last week.
The Republican candidates running for the state’s top seat had few differences on major issues. The GOP candidates attended a forum at the Desert View Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke May 14.
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Northwest Fire District firefighters were called to the area of Marana and I-10 just after 1:00pm on Saturday when multiple reports of a trailer fire were called into 9-1-1.
1. LEBANON HIT BY SYRIAN ROCKETS AFTER VOWING VICTORY Two rockets hit a Shi'ite Muslim district of southern Beirut on Sunday and wounded several people, a day after the Hezbollah leader said his group would continue fighting in Syria until achieving victory. It was the first attack to apparently target Hezbollah's stronghold in the south of the Lebanese capital since the outbreak of the two-year conflict in neighboring Syria. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. [Reuters] ………………………………………………………………………………
After forming an exploratory committee to consider running for governor, Sen. Al Melvin, R-District 11, is confident that his bold ideas could lead him to the state’s top position in 2014.
People are a product of their upbringing, and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) is no exception.
In the race for Legislative District 11 State Representative, Republicans Adam Kwasman and Steve Smith have claimed the two available House seats, defeating Democrat Dave Joseph.
Sen. Al Melvin was elected to a third term in the Arizona Senate Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Jo Holt for a seat in Legislative District 11, which was formerly District 26.
Republican Ally Miller is a newcomer to the political arena, but her name is quickly becoming known around Tucson, evident in her defeat of State Rep. Vic Williams, Mike Hellon, and Stuart McDaniel in the Republican primary election for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1.
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.
Jo Holt, a Democrat, is new to the political stage, but feels it’s time for a newcomer to take the reins in the State Senate for Legislative District 11, formerly known as District 26.
Name: Nancy Young Wright