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June 1, 2014
· Congressman Matt Salmon After visit in Mexico with Sgt. Tahmooressi; “I’ll continue to do everything in my power to return this Marine safely and quickly.”
· The Maricopa County Republican Committee Executive Guidance Committee will meet at 7 pm, Thur., June 5 at State Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Signs ins at 6 pm. All possible guests are required to sign up. Only registered Republicans with a valid photo ID will be admitted. No news media, audio and/or video recording will be allowed. Johnathan Paton is scheduled to address “Yes on 122 at 7:25 pm. Http://Yeson122.Com/ All 20 LD Chairmen provide updates on district activities. The MCRC EGC will meet against on Thur., July 3. Contact: Chairman A J LaFaro email@example.com
· Republican Candidate Announcements, fundraiser, neighborhood walks and other events can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for posting in the Briefs. In fairness to all GOP primary candidates, Briefs does not post endorsements, nor does it endorse any GOP candidates prior to the primary. See Briefs at Http://Archives.Mcrcbriefs.Org/
· LD25 Senate Candidate Ralph Heap is asking for volunteers between noon and 8 pm to man the phone bank at his campaign headquarters, 3535 E Brown Road #101, Mesa. Call Don - 602-284-6240 or the office at 825-7718 to pick your time slot or stop by any day to sign up to help!
· MCRC Chairman A J LaFaro: Individuals who want to be PC write-ins will need to complete the PC Affidavit for Write-Ins and submit it to Elections between May 29th and June 11th. http://recorder.maricopa.gov/web/precinctcommitteemen.aspx . Early Ballots Go Out July 31.
· Arizona candidates that filed: http://www.azsos.gov/election/2014/primary/FullListing.htm
Maricopa County candidates filed: http://recorder.maricopa.gov/web/pdf/2014CANDIDATELISTING.pdf
· Congressman Paul Gosar Sked:
· June 2: 10 am, Joint Field Hearing on EPA Overreach - Arizona State Capitol, Senate Hearing Room 1, 1700 W Washington St, Phx. See flyer Click HERE
· June 3: 1-4 pm, Kingman Staff Office Hours, Kingman District Office, 220 N 4th St,. Kingman, AZ 86401. Gosar will not be in attendance. See flyer Click HERE
June 4: 3 pm, Forest Health Town Hall, Messinger Funeral Home, 901 S. Westerly Rd., Payson, AZ 85541. See flyer Click HERE.
· CD2 Candidate Chuck Wooten schedule: email@example.com
· June 2: 10 am - Round table discussion of the EPA, State Capitol, Senate Rm.1
· June 9: 6 pm - Meet The Candidate Town Hall, Nanini Branch Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd. Tucson.
· CD1 Adam Kwasman Schedule: firstname.lastname@example.org
· June 5: 4 pm, CD1 Forum, Oro Valley Library
· June 6: 11:30 am, Graham County Republican Women,
· June 7 :10 am, Meet & Greet, 15876 S Hilo Circle, Arizona City.
· June 9: CD1 Debate (KAET TV)
· June 12: 4:30 pm, Meet & Greet, La Quinta Inn, Flagstaff, AZ.
· June 14: 11:30 am, Flagstaff Republican Women Flag Day Picnic, 1122 E Marina Lane, Flagstaff.
· Crossroad With Van will address “HR238 Stifles Tea Party Political Acivitiy” at 2 pm, Mon, June 2 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/van-the-radio-man
· Congressman Paul Gosar And David Schweikert will conduct a Joint Field Hearing entitled “The EPA’s Unauthorized Usurpation of State and Tribal Water Rights: Cleaning up the Clean Water Act” on EPA overreach at 10 am, June 2 at the Arizona State Capitol, Senate Hearing Rm 1, 1700 W Washington St., Phx. U.S. Congressman Matt Salmon and Texas Congressman Lamar Smith) and AZ Sen Gail Griffin will also participate in the hearing. Participants in the Roundtable will be hosting a press conference in Conference Room A immediately following the roundtable, at 1 p.m.
· A Reception Supporting Texas Congressman Lamar Smith With Congressmen David Schweikert, Matt Salmon, Paul Gosar, and Trent Franks is scheduled at 5 pm, Mon., June 2 at the Arizona Rock Products Association, 916 West Adams Street, Phx. RSVP to Oliver Schwab @ email@example.com 5 pm VIP Round table $2,500 Host/$1,000. 5:30 pm General Reception $250 Individual.
· Democrats Can't Find Candidates: There's only a single Democrat running for governor, attorney general, and secretary of state. But now we know that all their rhetoric about improving the economy is just that: manipulative talk. The truth, we learned this week, is that Democrats in Arizona apparently care little for fiscal issues: they don't even have a single candidate for state treasurer. (The GOP has three!). The state treasurer's job, if you didn't know, is to be the caretaker for more than $12 billion worth of Arizona taxpayers' assets. Democrats have conceded the race, leaving voters wondering if they even have a plan to help turn the economy around. – AZGOP newsletter
· The NW Conservatives plans a Candidate Forum for gubernatorial, Attorney General Secretary Of State, State Treasurer And Supt of Public Instruction candidates on between 5-8 pm, June 5 in the Oro Valley Library, (SE corner of La Canada & Naranja) Contact: Sherese Steffens, Becky Page, Shirl Lamonna, Dee Pfeiffer, Frank Olivieri, Dwayne Koval, Grady Rhodes, Maria Elena Leeper Pimacountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com
· A ‘Meet And Greet’ Is Scheduled For CD24 House Candidate Lei Lani Cortez from 2-4 pm, June 8 at 318 W Coronado, Phx. Host Committee: Bob & Cindy Thomas, Bob & Nina Marlow, Ron Ludders and Beth Jamison. Pick up yard signs and palm cards. Light refreshments will be served. firstname.lastname@example.org
· Tell Utilities Solar Won’t Be Killed (TUSK) Plans A 10 Am, June 4 Rally at the State Capitol to protest new property tax imposed on new solar property tax on leased rooftop solar systems. Seniors from Sun City and Sun City West will lead the protest on the Senate Lawn, featuring TUSK Co-Chairman Barry Goldwater, Jr., the Sun City Poms and DJ Mr P-Body. Attendees will be asking Arizona Gov Jan Brewer to instruct the Arizona Department of Revenue to get this tax off the books. Goldwater said, “This solar tax is bad for energy choice, it’s bad for free markets, and it’s bad for our state’s economy. Our state should be embracing rooftop solar power, not finding new ways to tax it”. See www.dontkillsolar.com.
· A Reminder To Politically Involved State Employees: See state restrictions (Arizona’s “mini-Hatch Act”) at A.R.S. § 41-752. http://www.azleg.gov/ars/41/00752.htm The public policy behind these limitations is at A.R.S. § 41-752(K).
· Candidates are Official: Primary Race Begins for GOP: This week our hard-working candidates submitted petition signatures and became official candidates for party nominations for elected offices throughout Arizona. The full list of state candidates is here and voters are urged to take a look at our candidates, visit their websites and Facebook pages, attend events where candidates will be speaking, volunteer your time and support those candidates who reflect your values, and perhaps even make a contribution to their campaigns. We're looking forward to a lively campaign and seeing the results on August 26th. Tell your friends the deadline to register to vote for the primary is midnight July 28th, and anyone can register easily at www.servicearizona.com. - AZGOP newsletter
· Constitution Expert Shane Krauser will have a town hall with Congressman Matt Salmon at 6:30 pm, June 3 at Burke Basic School, 131 E. Southern Ave., Mesa. Free – donations accepted. Contact: 480.347.8969. Directions: Click here.
· A Meet And Greet For Chandler City Council candidates Rene Lopez and Terry Roe is scheduled 5-8 pm, Wed., June 4 at Floridino’s Restaurant, 590 S Alma School Road., Chandler. Light refreshments. Recommended $50 donation. RSVP: 602-617-1354.
· A Reception For Congressman Matt Salmon is scheduled at 6 pm, June 4 at the International Air Response, 6250 S Taxiway Circle (Gateway Airport), Mesa. $250 per person. RSVP: Kate Fassett at 480-688-2657 or email@example.com
The Central Republican Women of Phoenix are hosting a CD9 candidates forum at 6:15 pm, June 5 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 4000 N Central Ave., Phx. CD9 is currently Democrat controlled and is a key swing district that the GOP must take back. Republican candidates Andrew Walter and Wendy Rogers will participate in this forum. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
· The Arizona League Of Cities And Towns has scheduled a day-long training seminar for elected officials and staff from 8 am to 3 pm, Fri, June 6 at the Mesa Convention Center, Palo Verde Room, 263 N Center St., Mesa. Registration $60. Agenda here.
· Scottsdale City Council Candidate Michael Auerbach has scheduled monthly “Meet & Greet” meetings for June 18, July 9, and Aug 13 at Tavern Americana in Scottsdale. Details: www.auerbachforcitycouncil.com
· Gubernatorial Candidate Frank Riggs responding to the news that the Environmental Protection Agency will propose a new regulation mandating a 30% reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions. Riggs said, "This is another example of the Obama Administration's overreach through agencies of the federal government like the EPA and BLM." The proposed rule, supposedly the main piece of Barack Obama's climate-change agenda, will have the greatest impact on Arizona's fossil-fuel plants, including the Apache Generating Station, Cholla Power Plant, Coronado Generating Station, Four Corners Generating Station, H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station, Springerville Generating Station, and the Navajo Generating Station (NGS). The NGS, a 2,250 megawatt power coal-fired power plant located, less than 20 miles from the Grand Canyon (near Page) and the Utah line, is the major source of jobs on the Navajo Nation. The NGS is operating under restrictions imposed by the EPA intended to reduce regional haze. Its co-owners include the Salt River Project, Arizona Public Service, and Tucson Electric Power. "The EPA's budget has exploded since Barack Obama came into office and his Administration's appetite for new regulations is boundless," Riggs said. "His climate change agenda is bad for Arizona energy producers and energy consumers. The Obama Administration won't approve the Keystone Pipeline to help make America more energy independent, create good jobs and give an economic boost to Americans; but it's eager to impose its cap and trade regime. As the only candidate for governor who has served in Congress, when we reduced the size, cost and power of the federal government, I'll fight this president and his administration in their ill-advised and misguided attempts to push the federal government deeper into the lives of Arizonans, at a time when our economy is very frail and we simply can't afford higher energy bills and any more job-killing regulations."
· NAFBPO’s Zack Taylor - A Retired Border Agent Speaks Freely About The Real Dangers on FOX news. See NAFBPO Border Presentation - the truth about criminal violence along the AZ/MX Border - Caution: very graphic photos
· Attn PCs Applicants: Early voting for the Aug 26 primary begins July 31. If there are no extra people running for the open positions in your precinct, your name will not be shown on the primary ballot and you will be automatically elected “by acclamation.” If, however, there are more PC candidates running in your district than open positions, all qualified nominees go on the Aug 26 ballot. You will be notified by the Recorder offices if your name will be on the ballot.
· LD25 Senate Candidate Dr. Ralph Heap needs to borrow rebar to put up signs. If you have some you can loan him, call 480-577-9094.
· Yavapai County Republican Headquarters is looking information on who made the round Goldwater campaign pin that was distributed at the Sept 3, 1964 Sen Barry Goldwater for President campaign on the steps of the Prescott Courthouse. The button has a white background with red lettering reads: Prescott – Arizona Welcomes BARRY Sept 3, 1964. Contact: L.G. Mace YavGop Headquarters (928) 776-4500.
· Townhall columnist Joanne Moudy of LD15 is available to speak to local groups about defending freedom, the connection between common core/planned parenthood. Contact Moudy at (623) 582-2666 email@example.com www.gatedcreative.com
· Contact Your Congressman. Let them know your anger over yet another scandal that has taken the lives of unknown numbers of Americans. Our veterans deserve better.
· Sen John McCain R 202-224-2235 mccain.senate.gov
· Sen Jeff Flake R 202-224-3421 flake.senate.gov
· Rep Ann Kirkpatrick (D1) 202-225-3361 kirkpatrick.house
· Rep Ron Barber (D2) 202-225-2542 barber.house.gov
· Rep Raul Grijalva (D3) 202-225-2435 grijalva.house.gov
· Rep Paul Gosar (R4) 202-2225-2315 gosar.house.gov
· Rep Matt Salmon (R5) 202-225-2635 salmon.house.gov
· Rep David Schweikert (R6) 202-225-2190 schweikert.house.gov
· Rep Ed Pastor (D7) 202-225-4065 house.gov/pastor
· Rep Trent Franks (8) 202-225-4576 franks.house.gov
· Rep Kyrsten Sinema (D) sinema.house.gov
· ‘America’s Forum’ Live on Newsmax TV features former AZ Congressman and telecaster J D Hayworth along with Newsmax TV’s John Bachmann from noon to 3 pm, Mon-Fri. Online: View "America’s Forum" live at: www.newsmaxtv.com
· New GOP offices:
· Pinal County, 111 West Florence Blvd, Suite Six, Casa Grande, AZ 85122. Open 9 am to 6 pm. Contact Dallin Forrest.
· Pima County, 1740 E Fort Lowell, Suite 120, Tucson, AZ 85719. Open 9 am to 6 pm. Contact Jenna Bentley.
· Constitutional Expert And Liberty Storm Talk Show Host Shane Krauser “Where Freedom Lives” is heard from 1-3 pm, Mon-Fri on 1100AM KFNX. Call in 602-227-5369. Toll free 800-536-1100. Contact: Krauser outside broadcast time - 480-347-8969.
· Pinal County Assessor Doug Wolf Hosts The Weekly Pinal Power Players show at 12:30 on Fridays– an internet based-both audio and High-def. video and he posts the interviews after the show. Wolf can be reached at 858-449-9653 or firstname.lastname@example.org pinal-power-players-politics: Hall interview
· Emil Franzi’s “Inside Track” can be heard from 1-4 pm Saturdays on KVOI 1030 AM.
· Tucson-Man-Shot-Killed-By-Border-Agent-In-Green-Valley If this drug smuggler was arrested in a similar incident in April 2014, why was he out of jail and what is his citizenship?
· Whats-Happening-To-Illegals-Left-Behind Dropped Off At Bus Stop
· State-GOP-Is-Finally-Waking-Up Green Valley News
· Right-To-Try-Referendum-Arizona-Goldwater-Institute For Once, Instead Of Hacks, We Can Vote For 'Hope'
· Iphone Tracking Your Every Move With 'Frequent Locations' How To Turn Off
· Lawmaker-Andy-Tobin-Do-As-I-Say-Not-As-I-Do Paid Property Taxes Late Nearly 30 Times
· Candidate Yard Signs In Your Neighborhood Are Legal! The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees your right to free speech, and state law supports homeowners' rights to display political yard signs during election season -- despite HOA rules which may try to restrict your rights. Details on the law are here (toward the end of the document) and it's clear that an HOA cannot enforce sign regulations that are more restrictive than those of the city, town or county. If you are living in an HOA and run into this situation, please visit our Facebook page and tell your side of the story. AZGOP newsletter
· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily
· Need2no.Us Border News Watch
· Bergdahl-Release-Arrangement-Could-Threaten-The-Safety-Of-Americans-Republicans-Say Broken The Law, Which Requires The Administration To Notify Congress Before Any Transfers From Guantanamo Are Carried Out.
WAR ON WOMEN
· A Democratic War On One Woman Resort To Character Assassination In The Senate Race Against Dr. Monica Wehby In Oregon.