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The two major-party candidates for Arizona governor agree on a few things when it comes to the contentious issue of immigration:
Sen. Jeff Flake will send a member of his staff to SaddleBrooke on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
Congress as a whole is broken, America’s executive branch is dysfunctional and we Americans are forced to do nothing more than watch, and react as if we are watching some kind of reality show.
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.
While Congress is in Washington debating President Barack Obama’s proposal to spend more than $3 billion to address the immigration crisis the nation is currently facing, and Republicans argue that border security measures need to be taken immediately, the Department of Health and Human Services is still struggling to find housing for the more than 65,000 immigrant children that have entered the U.S. from Central America over the last year.
WASHINGTON – Two days after President Barack Obama asked for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help stem a rising tide of immigrant children on the Southwest border, lawmakers on Capitol Hill were split over the request.
While U.S. Senators John McCain, R-AZ and Jeff Flake, R-AZ recently announced their support for the proposed Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor, local officials and the Arizona Department of Transportation say funding has not yet been identified to carry out the project, which is expected to cost billions of dollars.
More than three years after her 9-year-old daughter was shot and killed, Roxanna Green’s heart breaks all over again when she sees another shooting on the news.
WASHINGTON – Good things can come in small packages – even if those small packages ultimately add up to one, big $3.9 trillion package.
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM) is “a premier base,” named the first installation in the U.S. Air Force for the year 2012, yet the Tucson base is vulnerable to a number of threats, and it needs broad community support, according to Mike Grassinger, an Air Force veteran and Tucson businessman who is in his second year as president of the DM50.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., has lifted a block on five of six judicial nominees to the federal court in Arizona, where the American Bar Association has said vacancies are “dramatically worse” than in other states.
On Nov. 8, the Golder Ranch Fire District will honor employees and members of the public for their outstanding service to the organization and the community. For the first time, this annual event will recognize members of the public help make our community a better place to live. This year’s recipients are:
The comprehensive immigration reform bill has received the “broadest coalition of support” U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. has seen in his many years of legislation.
Ariz. Sen. Jeff Flake was the guest speaker during the annual awards banquet hosted by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 15.
Dave Perry, president and CEO of Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, shakes Sen. Jeff Flakes hand.
Sen. Jeff Flake speaks at the Oro Valley Chamber's breakfast.
Sen. Jeff Flake stands with members of the Oro Valley Town Council Vice Mayor Lou Waters, at left, and Councilman Joe Hornat, right.
Ariz. Sen. Jeff Flake was the guest speaker during the annual awards banquet hosted by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.
It really isn’t that long until we start seeing all the election banter for the 2014 midterm races. In fact, we are seeing some of it already as the public appears extremely tired of Washington, and for that matter, many of our elected officials at the state level.
Governor Jan Brewer has announced her appointment of Andrew Wilder as Director of Communications for the administration.
According to an Associated Press report, A mother of seven from Arizona is jailed in Mexico on allegations that she tried to smuggle nearly 12 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. on a passenger bus - claims her family members say are false.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R – Ariz., visited BASIS Oro Valley on Thursday to discuss issues affecting Arizonans and the nation.
Recently, several dozen residents came together in front of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake’s office on Oracle Road in order to protest his vote against a scaled down bill that would have extended background checks to purchase firearms.
“We are the 90 percent.”
During a protest outside of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake’s Tucson office, more than 70 protesters came and went, protesting Flake voting against extended background checks for the purchase of firearms.