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Please Say A Few Prayers For Reuben Madrid. The popular, soft-spoken Wickenburg City Councilman, former police sergeant, and security officer is recuperating from open heart surgery.

Attendees at the Rev Franklin Graham “Decision America Tour” conducted Friday noon at the State Capitol reports that roughly 6700 people were in attendance.

Volunteers Are Needed Between 9am-9 Pm, Monday And Tuesday, March 21 and 22, to help Presidential candidate Donald Trumps campaign, according to Arizona State Director Charles Munoz. Volunteers are asked to bring their laptops (if you don’t have one, they will supply you with one) to:

  1. The Phoenix Office, 2340 E Beardsley Rd., Phx (Cave Creek/101) Online Map
  2. Mesa Headquarters, 605 E McKellips Road. (McKellips/202), Mesa Online Map
  3. Tucson headquarters, Tucson Sheratonr – Mesa Rm, 5151 E Grand Rd., Tucson. - Online Map

Breakfast, lunch and dinner available to volunteers. Info.AZ@donaldtrump.com

Tom Jenney, State Director - Americans for Prosperity Arizona: The US Supreme Court has pressed the Pause button on the Obama administration's carbon rule, which would force states to reduce emissions over a number of years. This is good news. The regulation would drive up our electrical bills, throw thousands of hard-working Arizonans out of work, and destroy the economies of many rural towns.  Please send your Arizona Legislators an email TODAY, urging them to hold the line and help press the STOP button.  Arizona should not work to comply with these legally dubious regulations EPA unless the Court determines we must, and until our state takes steps to ensure that plan protects our access to affordable, reliable energy to power our lives.

Hickman Farms Is Hosting An “Rock ‘N Eggroll” at 8 a.m. Sat., March 26 at the Wigwam Resort. Briefs is told the Easter Bunny just might arrive by helicopter! Contact: 623-734-2998 shickman@hickmanseggs.com

Former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack will address the Wickenburg Republican Club at 7 pm., March 28 in the Lifeline Ambulance Training Building, 1155 N Tegner, Wickenburg. Mack served as Graham County Sheriff from 1988 to 1996. In 1994 he was recruited by the National Rifle Association as a plaintiff in one of nine lawsuits against the Clinton administration over the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. He is a former lobbyist for Gun Owners of America (GOA). Mack is also the founder of Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA), and established the "County Sheriff Project" movement, both of whom claim the power to refuse to enforce federal laws. Contact: Frosty Taylor frostytaylor@cox.net

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Polling Places For March 22 Presidential Primary In AZ

Volunteers Are Needed on Sat., March 26 to help with the final clean-up for Operation Enduring Gratitude project for a veteran who recently lost his home to a house fire. Contact to sign up to help: Charlie Ellis, Founder - Operation Enduring gratitude. (480) 678-0938 Charlie@OperationEnduringGratitude.Org www.OperationEnduringGratitude.Org
https://www.facebook.com/VeteranExtremeHomeMakeOver

Tony Pierce to ABC15 Arizona: I am the Pastor of First Baptist Church of Fountain Hills. As you know Donald Trump was in our town today. You also know that there were protesters that closed down the roads into Fountain Hills. Unfortunately, caught up in this was my Music Pastor, who also has a private construction business (Desert Rock), he was stopped with his truck and trailer at the beginning of the road block. CNN shows his truck & trailer on national TV, along with his phone number on the side of the trailer...they said he was part of the blockade. This is not true, he just happened to be one of the first ones stopped by the protestors. As a result of CNN claiming he was part of the blockade and showing the picture with his trailer and phone numbers he is receiving many threatening phone calls, threats of boycotting his business & threats of bodily harm. This could cost him his livelihood and possible physical harm. man-caught-in-anti-trump-blockade-gets-death-threats The truth needs to be put out there, and this misinformation corrected. Pastor Tony Pierce...First Baptist Church of Fountain HillsPastor Tony Pierce...First Baptist Church of Fountain Hills

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Behind The Scenes Yesterday, Presidential candidate Donald J Trump took the time to thank the law enforcement officers who were assigned to his rally in Fountain Hills Saturday noon. He not only thanked them, he posed for a group photo with all of them. Incidentally, he is known to do this for the law enforcement fellows at every stop he makes. “The police in our country do not get respect. Our law enforcement officers deserve our appreciation for the incredible job they do,” Trump said.

As You May Recall, Law Enforcement had to deal with a protestor tied to car , another reportedly chained to a vehicle, and protestors who blocked the highway leading into Fountain Hills. sheriff-joe-arrests-arizona-road-block-protesters-obstructing-traffic Editor’s Note: While the protestors got plenty of national coverage, the local folks who were sitting in that back up of traffic don’t view them very kindly. How would you like to be sitting in a hot car for an hour or so with no where to get a drink of water, go to the bathroom, and sooth a cranky toddler? It’s one thing to protest by carrying signs, but when protestors interpret motorists travel plans, cause people to miss meetings, create great discomfort for elderly drivers and young children, they have gone too far. No matter who you are backing for Prexy, it is pretty self-centered to disrupt roadways so you can deprive other people of their right to hear the candidates.

Political Consultant Constantin Querard: Finally getting dug out after last night's Ted Cruz rally. First off, thank you to everyone who helped organize it. The PAC had a first class team and they did a great job. Special mention to Len Munsil and his great crew at Arizona Christian University. From top to bottom, they were great to work with. And of course to the several thousand people who came out, it was awesome to be surrounded by so many fellow conservatives who recognize how important it is to the very survival of our country, that we elect a real conservative as President of the United States. It is a grave responsibility, but everyone made it a lot of fun last night! THANK YOU! Editor’s Note: The facility where Cruz met with Arizona fans has a capacity of roughly 2,000, according to school officials.

LD 22 will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 21 at the Westbrook Village Recreation Center.  Doors open at 5:30 pm. Please bring a food dish for the buffet. Contact Secretary Van DiCarlo

KKK-Leader-Favors-Democrat-Candidate-For President; Media-SilentWill Quigg, the Grand Dragon of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan announced his pick for President. Sorry, liberals, it was not Donald Trump. It was none other than the Democratic queen and darling Hillary Clinton. As is typical of the hypocritical media, they simply ignored Quigg’s remarks and unlike the David Duke – Donald Trump controversy, not a single member of the mainstream media screamed Mrs. Clinton must disavow.”

Corporation Commissioner Bob Stump addressed the Institute for Electric Innovation’s “Poweing the People” this week in Washington, DC. He says, “I was still pondering a Trump supporter labeling me a ‘Harvard pretty boy’ when I received yet another backhanded comment: It was a "weirdly brilliant and eminently quotable" talk, according to Utility Dive. I'll take it.”

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Clint Hickman was among the models at the Arrowhead Republican Women’s Fashion Show on Saturday. Sens Judy Burges and Debbie Lesko were also models.

ATTN Club Chairmen/Secretaries: Please include the time and location of your event, as well as a contact name, phone or e-mail when submitting event announcements. Thanks for your cooperation. – Editor Frosty Taylor.

Christina Sandefur, Executive Vice President, Goldwater Institute, will address the April 16 Fountain Hills Republican Club meeting. The speaker for May 21st is not yet confirmed.  The June 18th speaker will be County Attorney Bill Montgomery.

A Very Unscientific Straw Poll was conducted at the Saturday morning Fountain Hills Republican Club breakfast.  Only 36 of the slightly less than 100 people in attendance responded, according to Sec. Boe James. Most did not fill out all the questions which were: 1) Who is your first choice, 2) Who is your second choice, and 3) Who do you think will win.  The choices were 1) Senator Ted Cruz, 2) Governor John Kasich, 3) Mr. Donald trump, 4) Anyone but Hillary.

The results were:

  • First Choice: Cruz 14, Kasich 5, Trump 16, AB Hillary 3 (note one person voted Kasich and ABH. another voted Trump and ABH)
  • Second Choice: Cruz 10, Kasich 2, Trump 6, . ABH 6 (note many did not fill out a second choice, particularly those who voted for Trump for first choice.
  • Expected winner: Cruz 3, Kasich 3, Trump 6, ABH 4  and one person wrote in the (s)he expected Hillary to win.

Seeking Volunteers: Anyone interesting in volunteering for US Senator candidate Dr. Kelli Ward should contact her assistant Carolyn Leff at 928-230-0633 events@kelliward.com www.Facebook.com/KelliWardForArizona

Perhaps Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz is on to something. He held a rally at the Fresh Start Church in Peoria this weekend… and there weren’t any protestors, no one was chained to their vehicle, no swearing, screaming or throwing of punches… A peaceful rally!

Arizona Corporation Commission Candidate Al Melvin says he’ll be at the Tues., March 22 SaddleBrooke polling place to talk to voters, gather petitions and collect $5 contribution. He’ll be at the LD20 meeting to gather signatures.

Anita Christy: Hopefully this will be the last time we see this Bill that Shifts Powers from Elected Superintendent of Public Instruction to Appointed State Board of Ed members. The bill is back to being SB 1416 (formerly SB1313).  It has been assigned to the House Appropriations Committee, which meets at 2 pm., Wed., March 23, but so far...a hearing has not been scheduled. See http://www.azleg.gov/agendas/03230117115.pdf We must keep it that way!  See below information courtesy of Jose Borrejero. If you believe that “We the People” should have a direct voice at the State Board of Education, then please contact the members of the House Appropriations committee via phone, fax, or email.  Please request that the House Appropriations Committee NOT schedule SB1416 for a hearing, but instead let it wither on the vine. (RTS testimony not available at this time.) Contact information for members of the House Appropriations Committee:

HOUSE - APPROPRIATIONS

(*) = CHAIRMAN

NAME

DISTRICT

PARTY

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PHONE-602

FAX-602

Allen, John

15

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jallen@azleg.gov ,

926-4916

417-3150

Bowers, Russell, "Rusty"

25

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rbowers@azleg.gov ,

926-3128

417-3290

Gray, Rick

21

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rgray@azleg.gov ,

926-5993

417-3225

Olson, Justin *

25

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jolson@azleg.gov ,

926-5288

417-3161

Petersen, Warren

12

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wpetersen@azleg.gov ,

926-4136

417-3222

Rivero, Tony

21

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trivero@azleg.gov ,

926-3104

417-3283

Stevens, David

14

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dstevens@azleg.gov ,

926-4321

417-3146

Ugenti, Michelle

23

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mugenti@azleg.gov ,

926-4480

417-3155

Alston, Lila

24

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lalston@azleg.gov ,

926-5829

417-3115

Cardenas, Mark E.

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mcardenas@azleg.gov ,

926-3014

417-3048

Mach, Stephany

10

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smach@azleg.gov ,

926-3398

417-3126

Meyer, Eric

28

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emeyer@azleg.gov ,

926-3037

417-3111

If you wish to send an e-mail to all the committee members at once, all you have to do is compose the message using your *own words (be courteous and professional) and then copy the following to the Bcc line in your e-mail program: jallen@azleg.gov , rbowers@azleg.gov , rgray@azleg.gov , jolson@azleg.gov , wpetersen@azleg.gov , trivero@azleg.gov , dstevens@azleg.gov , mugenti@azleg.gov , lalston@azleg.gov , mcardenas@azleg.gov , smach@azleg.gov , emeyer@azleg.gov. *Talking points found in this article (SB1313 aka SB1416):  House Ed. Committee Poised to Stifle Voice of Voters: SB1313

US Congressmen Sponsor Art Competition each spring, recognizing young artists within their home congressional districts. Entry deadline is April 8, 2016. Winners art work is displayed for one year in the US Capitol complex in Washington, DC. For entry information go HERE.

Volunteers are needed to help CD1 Candidate David Gowan collect signatures at your local polling place on Tuesday, March 22. Contact: Campaign Manager Trey Terry at trey@gowanforarizona.com or call him at 928-235-8257.

The Arizona Republican Party State Convention is April 30. Tickets here. $50 admission fee. For information on how to get elected as a delegate to represent Republicans from your county or legislative district to go to www.azgop.org . If you wish to run you should read instructions here and be sure to attend the Republican election meeting in your area. The delegates at the Arizona Republican Party State Convention will elect delegates to represent Arizona Republican voters at the Republican National Convention.

US Sen John McCain And His Wife Cindy will open Northern Arizona headquarters at 11 am., Tues., March 29 at a yet to be disclosed location in Yavapai County. RSVP to 480-272-5246 by March 28.

Senator John McCain’s staff will kick-off a Fix It Tour around the State of Arizona to provide mobile office hours for Arizona veterans who are encountering problems receiving care or obtaining benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and other constituents who are confronting challenges with federal agencies. The first Fix It Tour mobile office hours will be held at

1 pm., Tues., March 22 at Cochise College, 901 North Colombo Ave, Sierra Vista.

1 pm., Tues., March 29 at Eastern Arizona College, 615 N Stadium Ave., Thatcher.

Future Fix It Tour mobile office hours will be held in cities across the State of Arizona, and dates and locations will be announced in the coming weeks.

State-Grand-Jury-Review-Sought-In-AZ-AG-Snell-And-Wilmer-Investigation A Peremptory Writ of Mandamus has been filed with the Arizona Supreme Court asking that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office present the results of investigations into the actions of attorneys with the Snell and Wilmer law firm as well as several officials from the City of Victorville, California to a State Grand Jury. ag-can-do-it-sundays-comic

Arizona Corporation Commissioners are offering the public, impacted by the ongoing UNS rate case, a chance to meet face-to-face. The Commission will hold three public comment meetings in the communities served by UNS Electric. UNS Electric, a subsidiary of UniSource Energy Services, provides electric service in Santa Cruz and Mohave Counties. A hearing in the case began on March 1st and will continue several more days in Tucson. The first public comment meeting will take place on March 22nd from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Santa Cruz County Building, 2150 N. Congress Drive—Room A, Floor 2, Nogales, AZ. Two meetings will be held on March 31st. The first will be in Kingman, AZ from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the General Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St. The second will be at the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s meeting room at 2360 McCulloch Boulevard North Lake Havasu City, AZ from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Residents can also submit at www.azcc.gov click “Submit a Public Comment for a Utility” link or call (602) 542-4251 or 1-800-222-7000.

Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz supporters who are interested in participating in a phone bank – using their own phone/computer - should contact Cruz Leadership Team Linda Brickman at (602)-330-9422 or luvbug1611@cox.net They will be making call through March 22.

West Valley GOP office, 99th Ave., Bell Road schedule:

· March 22 – Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election. Don’t forget to return your early ballots.

The primary objective of the West Valley Office is to assist in electing Republicans. We are all asked to play a part in this endeavor, according to Peter Lee, office manager.

ATTN Candidates: Plans are underway for the Sun City West Republican Club Spring “Candidates Forum” that will feature national, state, and LD22 candidates running in 2016. Candidates are asked to contact Forum Chairman Jan Martinson at jlmart15102@aol.com or 623-546-3753 for a spot on the agenda. Put “Candidates Forum” on the subject line. The event will be video-taped so you can use it for promotion. No charge for candidate participation. It’s an opportunity for candidates to speak to at least 200 people at one time. For details call Martinson at 623-546-3753.

Volunteers Needed: The Arizona Donald Trump Team is looking for volunteers to work phone banks and distribute campaign material. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Thayer Verschoor at tverschoor@donaldtrump.com or 602 703 0266.

US Sen Candidate Clair Van Steenwyk is asking for volunteers to help get petitions signatures for him to get on the ballot. Contact: Ron Gosselin 602-740-4165 or scheduler@vanussenate.com, www.vanussenate.com

ATTN Republicans: Go to the Arizona Secretary of State Website www.azsos.gov/equal to sign candidate petitions for the 2016 ballots and contribute $5 to clean elections candidates. Candidates can get one-half of their signatures and $5 contributions via the website. This saves candidates a lot of time and shoe leather.

ATTN Candidates: Candidate announcements are limited to 300 words. Submissions beyond the word limit will be edited to conform to the policy. - ft

Donald Trump For President Yard Signs are now available for pick up between 10 am-7pm at 605 E. McKellips Rd, Mesa AZ 85203. Volunteers are needed to put together yard signs, phone banking, and other duties, according to coordinator Thayer Verschoor. tverschoor@donaldtrump.com

Ted Cruz For Prexy Yard Signs. Linda Brickman, leadership team for Cruz for President 2016, says, “I have some rally signs at my home. I am checking into getting more as well as ordering yard signs. Will keep you posted. Send folks to me if they ask. Give out my phone number as well 602-330-9422.”

Sign Legislative Candidate Petitions at apps/election/eps/petition/VoterPetnAuth.aspx

Applications Are Being Accepted for a vacancy on the Superior Court in Pinal County created by the retirement of Judge Gilberto Figueroa. The Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for the vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judge. Applicants must be at least 30 years old, admitted to practice law in, and a resident of, Arizona for the past five years, and a resident of Pinal County for the past year. Applications can be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix; call (602) 452-3311; or request to: jnc@courts.az.gov ; or the Judicial Department website: http://azcourts.gov/jnc . The original completed application, 16 double-sided copies, and one single-sided copy must be returned to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007, by 3 pm., Mon., April 4. The Commission may, at its discretion, use the applications filed for this vacancy to nominate candidates for any additional vacancies known to the Commission before the screening meeting for this vacancy is held. All meetings of the Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced when they become available. The new judge will be paid $145,000 annually.

The Sun City West Republican Club, will not have a regular meeting in May, as they will be having a May 14th Candidates Forum between 2-5 pm in the Webb Room of the Foundation Bldgs, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. No admission charge. Refreshments will be served.  Reservations not required. All Republicans are invited to come and hear the candidates running for office, from the District, County, State and National Offices.  Room capacity 200 people. Candidates are asked to reserve a space on the agenda. Contact: Jan Martinson 623-546-3753  or jlmart15102@aol.com, subject line - Candidates Forum, so she doesn’t miss your message.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

March 21

Maricopa County Sheriff Candidate Marsha Hill will address the Sun City Republican Club at 7 pm., March 21 in the Sundial Recreation Center – East Hall. Contact: www.marshahillforsheriff2016.com

Firearms Expert And Author Alan Korwin will address the Leisure World Republican Club at 7 pm., Mon., March 21 in the Rec 1 Ballroom, at 908 S Power Road, Mesa, AZ. Please stop at the guard gate, tell them you are attending the Republican Club meeting and ask for directions to the Rec 1 Ballroom. Contact: Diane Andersen at 480 395-5515.

LD20 meets at 7 pm., Mon., March 21 at Washington School District Offices, 4650 W Sweetwater in Glendale with AZ Corporation Commission candidate Al Melvin. Meet/greet at 6:30 pm. Contact: Chairman Naomi Kruse naomirkruse@gmail.com

LD22 Food Coordinator Heather Morgan could use some food volunteers for the Mon., March 21meeting. Please let her know what you plan to bring. Contact: HLMorgan@cox.net 602-410-9817

The Sun City Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Mon., March 21 in the Sundial Recreation Center's East Hall, 14801 N 103rd Ave. in Sun City. 6:30 pm social/refreshments. Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill and Concerned Veterans for America’s Josh Stanwitz will make presentation. Club membership $5. Escorted guests - $2 admission. An April 18 picnic is scheduled at the pavilion at Quail run Golf Course with Secretary of State Michele Reagan. Contact: Patti 713-557-5800 suncitygopclub@gmail.com www.suncitygopclub.com

The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 21 at 3375 E Shea Blvd #2, Phoenix to discuss the Governor’s budget vs the Joint Legislative Committee’s budget proposals with Archie Dickison. Contact Chr Ron Ludders at 602-677-1496.

'We Are Breitbart Meet-Up' is scheduled from 6:30-8 pm., Mon., March 21 at Flip's Burgers and Brews where AWR Hawkins will speak around 7:30pm and answer questions . Details: http://www.meetup.com/We-are-Breitbart-Phoenix/events/228786656/

Breitbart 2nd Amendment Reporter AWR Hawkins will address Second Amendment issues at an upcoming “We Are Breitbart Meetup” scheduled at 5:30 pm., March 21 at 380 Happy Warriors in Phoenix. Casual dress. Free admission. Details see We Are Breitbart - Phoenix Meetup

March 22

The Fountain Hills Republican Club's monthly GOP Social is at 6 p.m. March 22 (4th Tuesday of each month) at the Fireside Grill in the Lexington Hotel, 12800 N Saguaro BLVD, FH 8526. No Speeches, no reservations, no host bar/drinks (with optional food), open to all interested persons, membership in the FH Republican Club not required.  Petitions may be passed around for signature.  Literature may be distributed, but no formal speech to the entire audience.  Since this is Presidential Preference Election Day, expect to watch the results as they come in from AZ, ID and UT.

March 24

The Northwest Pima County Conservatives will conduct a candidate forum at 6:15 pm., Thur., March 24 at the Wheeler Taft Library in Marana. Confirmed guests include CD3 candidate Edna San Miguel – who is challenging incumbent Raul Grjalva, Pima County Supervisors District 3 candidate Kim DeMarco – running again Bronson, Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1 candidate Ally Miller, AZ Corporation Commission candidate Al Melvin and Justice of the Peace Precinct 10 candidate Vince Roberts and Ron Newman. Contact: JoAnn Livingston 520-825-2174 jlfaz629@gmail.com

The Arizona American African Republican Committee meets at 6:30 pm., Thurs., March 24 at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N24th St, Phx, 85016 to hear US Senate candidate Kelli Ward, Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Dan Saban and CD4 candidate Ray Strauss. Contact- Rev Clyde Bowen 602-274-5439 aaarc6@centurylink.net

Politics on the Rocks in coordination with Maverick PAC Arizona will meet at 6 pm., Thur., March 24 at The Montauk, 4360 N Scottsdale Road, (Old Town) Scottsdale with Texas State Land Commissioner George P Bush (grandson of George W Bush) and Congressman David Schweikert. Business/business casual attire. 6 pm - VIP reception - $25, Includes open bar, VIP reception, Photo Opportunity RSVP 6:30 General reception (free) RSVP to Kevin Curran at kevin@MaverickPAC.com to RSVP or click here All funds solicited in connection with this event are by Maverick PAC USA, not by Schweikert or Bush, who are guests.

MARCH 25

Clearing Out Your Closet? Downsizing your house? If you have too much stuff, consider donating it to the Tempe Republican Women's Spring Garage Sale.  To schedule merchandise pickup from your house, call 480.306.2545 or email President Jessica Merrow. Items can also be dropped off at 2009 E Caroline Ln, Tempe. The garage sales are scheduled from 7 am-6 pm., Fri., March 25 and from 7 am-2 pm., Sat., March 26.

March 26

The Opening Dedication Of The New Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Marana is scheduled at 10 am., March 26. The new veteran’s cemetery is located just off of I-10, 30 miles north of Tucson. Exit Marana off-ramp #236, go west on Marana Road to Luckett Road, then north. Phase 1 consists of 1802 pre-placed crypts, 1920 columbarium niches to open in 2-16. The cemetery was made possible by a financial grant from the US Dept of Veterans Affairs and a 42-acre parcel from the Kai Family Foundation of Marana. Contact: Foundation Chairman Paul G Marsh 520-995-5232 pgmarshaz@gmail.com

The American Gold Star Mothers – Tucson Chapter – are selling raffle tickets to raise money for Wreaths Across American and the 10 am., Sat., March 26 opening dedication ceremony of the new Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. The wreath sales, sponsored by Jim Click, gives the local chapter 100% of the ticket sales. Contact local chapter President Sheron Jones 520-390-1704 sheronjones29@yahoo.com

MARCH 28

The Tempe Republican Women will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 28 at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center in Tempe to hear Charles C. Schmidt and Jeff Dewitt square off on Prop 123, the K-12 education funding bill. This is sure to be an informative and interesting meeting. Invite your friends! Contact: Chairman Jessica Merrow 480-306-2545 or merrowjessica@gmail.com

LD20s State Delegate Election is scheduled at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 28 at the Washington School District Offices, 4650 W Sweetwater in Glendale. CD 8 Registrations open at 6 pm. with meeting starting at 6:30 pm. CD6 registration starts at 7 pm. with meeting starting at 7:30 pm. Contact: Chairman Naomi Kruse, naomirkruse@gmail.com

Former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack will address the Wickenburg Republican Club at 7 pm., March 28 in the Lifeline Ambulance Training Building, 1155 N Tegner, Wickenburg. Contact: Frosty Taylor frostytaylor@cox.net

LD22 Has Called For It’s Delegation Election meeting for March 28. The Call Letter and appropriate documents are be viewed/downloaded at  LD 22 2016 State Delegate Election Call Letter Nomination Form Certified Proxy State Delegate Form State Alternate Form 03-28-2016 Meeting Agenda Contact Secretary Van DiCarlo van@dicarlo.phxcoxmail.

Coconino County Republican Committee Chairman Joan Harris: The Coconino County meeting to elect our delegates to the State Convention will be held at 9 am, Mon., April 2, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1175 W. Rt. 66, Flagstaff. National delegates will be elected at the State Convention. If you are interested in becoming a Coconino County delegate to the Arizona State Convention, please contact me at telephone 928-226-0502 or e-mail joanharris@reagan.com. I hope you will consider participating in this important election year.

 

Candidate Commentary

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Scottsdale City Councilwoman Incumbent Virginia Korte: For years I have said that we have one of the very best fire departments and group of firefighters in the country.  We recently received great news that proves it. Every 10 years the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) rates cities on the level of protection provided to citizens by their fire services organizations.  During the past decade, our city has improved from a Class 3 to a Class 2 rating.  Of the nearly 49,000 communities across the country that are rated by the ISO, only 2% have achieved this prestigious classification. For a fire department that is only 10 years old, I believe that’s a terrific accomplishment and something in which we can all take pride. Even more important is that our city’s new safety classification means a majority of our business, commercial and residential property owners are expected to enjoy savings on their insurance rates. I hope you will join me in thanking Fire Chief Tom Shannon, Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Jim Ford, President of the Scottsdale Firefighters Association Sasha Weller and all Scottsdale Firefighters for the work they do for us.  Their teamwork truly pays off for the citizens of Scottsdale. The collaboration between the men and women who provide us with our fire and emergency services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year is only one of the many examples of how city employees are delivering the top-notch services that help make Scottsdale so special.  They’re putting Scottsdale first

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· Mom- Horrified-When-She-Learns-What-The-Symbol-On-Her-Daughters-Toy-Means

· Sanders Saunters Thru Tent City: Sunday’s Comic

· Black-Lives-Matter-Is-Planning-Nationwide-Violence-Against-This-Republican-Candidate

· Patriots Rise Up Against Muslim Invasion And The Destruction Of Europe

· The Guard Dog: Sunday’s Comic

· Hillary Railed Against GOP Senators Over Scalia Replacement, Then This Video Surfaced

· O'Reilly-Tears-Into-Bernie-Sanders; Makes-Trump-Sound-Like-Lincoln

· Agenda-Item-For-The-Next-President-Repair-The-US-British-Special-Relationship

· Divided Parties Rarely Win Presidential Elections

· Natural Resilience To Stress Not So Common

· Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boyer: Sunday’s Comic

· Clowning Around With Gowan: Sunday’s Comic

· Trump’s Good Brain: Sunday’s Comic

· Pima County Poop Squad: Sunday’s Comic

· Obama Is Covered! Sunday’s Comic

· Trump Draws Small Crowd In Tucson, Kkk Beat Down Captured

 

SEEING RED AZ

· Another Bush Prepping For Higher Office Bush Dynasty Taking Another Player On The Road

· Liberal Merrick Garland: Dubbed “Centrist” By Media Jeff Flake Calls Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee “Less Liberal”

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· Eye Witness Report Of Tucson Trump Rally

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· RNC-Chair-Reince-Preibus-Finally-Admits To Preparing For ...

· Reince-Priebus-Nothing-Nefarious-About...

ESPRESSO PUNDIT

· Brahm Gets Berned

RUSSELL PEARCE

KRAUTHAMMER

 

REPUBLICAN PARTY OF MARICOPA COUNTY MaricopaCountyGOP.com

AZGOP azgop.org/blog/

· Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws

RNC/GOP

· Reince Priebus Says It's 'Too Late' For A New Candidate To Stop Trump

· Report: Republican Leaders Desperate To Stop Trump Go All Out With New Plan

· Why The GOP Establishment And The Left Are On The Same Side Against Trump And Cruz

· Mitch McConnell Says Senate Won’t Confirm Garland Even If A Democrat Wins The White House!

ILLEGALS/IMMIGRATION/BORDERS/AMNESTY

· Border-Patrol-Union" 'Trump-Is-The-Only-Candidate-To-Support-Agents'

· Immigrants Are Costing You $2K Every Year

· Remember 1986

· Borderland Beat

· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily

· Need2no Border News Watch

BENGHAZI

· Hillary-Smeared-A-Benghazi-Mom-How-She-Responded-Will-Amaze-You

· Secret-Meeting-With-White-House-Led-To-Rice, Rhodes-Benghazi-Testimony

REFUGEES

· Somali-Refugee-Influx-Continues-Unabated Obama Sending 700 Per Month To U.S. Cities Despite Admitted 'Terror-Recruitment Problem'

FBI/CIA/INTELLIGENCE

· FBI Finally Admits That UC-Merced Stabber Was Inspired By The Islamic State

MEDIA

· Media Fabricates Franklin Graham Quote About Voting - But Look At What He Actually Said (VIDEO)

WAR ON LAW ENFORCEMENT

· Massachusetts: Terror-Linked Muslim Group Wants A Medford Police Officer Fired For His Facebook Post About “Peace With Islam”

· Watch: Al Sharpton Calls For The Killing Of Cops (No Word From Al, Obama Or CNN)

MILITARY/VETERANS

· Navy Vet Seeing Red Over Cities Neglect Of Flying American Flag

· F-35 Cost May Drop To $85 Million By 2019

· Marine Corps Begins Moving Female Leaders Into Infantry Units

· Air Force 3-Star Fired Over Inappropriate Relationship

· Former Air Force Informant Who Made False Rape Charge Loses Appeal

· Marine General Expresses Regret To Okinawa Governor Over Alleged Rape

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO

· Judge-Jeanine’s-Warning-To-The-GOP

· Video: Judge Jeanine Goes Off On The Feckless GOP ‘Elites’

· Pirro Obliterates Mitt Romney: "You Awoke A Sleeping Giant"

CONGRESS

· Tom Cotton: Obama’s Cuba Trip ‘Yields Little But More Oppression’

· Ten Senate Seats Most Likely To Flip In 2016

· Mitch McConnell Rules Out 'Lame Duck' Action On Supreme Court

· McConnell: GOP Senators Can Go Rogue If Trump Wins Nomination

DONALD TRUMP

· The Associated Press: Trump’s Immigration Stance Resonates At Tense Rallies

· Ron-Paul-Vows-Wont-Support-Candidate-Nominee

· Trump Warns ‘A Lot Of Unhappy People’ If I Don’t Get Nomination

· Donald Trump Says He'll Tell Supporters Not To Riot, 'But' ...

· Trump Campaign Manager Appears To Grab Protester At Rally

· Race-For-White-House-Redefines-Christian-Voter

· Eye Witness Report From Inside The Trump Rally In Tucson

TED CRUZ

· Cruz Blasts Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Attacks On Romney’s Mormonism

· Poll: Cruz Leads Trump By 42 Points In Utah

· Kasich: Senate Republicans Should Meet With Garland

· Ted-Cruz-Tells-Rogue-Houdinis-In-Supreme-Court-To-Resign-And-Run-For-Congress

· Cruz-And-Roberts-Go-Way-Back

· Ted-Cruz-Shares-Story-Of-Killing-By-Illegal-In-New-Arizona-Ad

JOHN KASICH

· Soros-Funded John Kasich Called An Anti-Gun ‘Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’

· Kasich: Senate Republicans Should Meet With Garland

BILL AND HILLARY

· Secret-Service-Agents-Hillary-Is-A-Nightmare-To-Work-With

· Hillary Won Their Votes In 2008, Can’t Get Them Now?

· Clintons-Still-Suppressing-Movie-That-Puts-Them-In-Bad-Light

· Leaked: Hillary's Coming For Your Guns

· Dr. Doom Warns: “Hillary Will Destroy The Whole World… Look How Successful Her Nation Building Has Been”

WELFARE

· One-Nation-Tried-Tackle-Welfare-Problem

EDUCATION

· Fabricated Racism Disrupts Another College Campus

· Tennis School Bans Girls With Big Boobs Because Bouncing Hooters Offend Muslims

WHITE HOUSE/OBAMA

· CNN: Obama Plans To Campaign Hard, With Legacy On His Mind

· Obama-To-Cuba-Amid-Hopes-Criticism-About-Improving-Diplomatic-Relations

· Queen Of England Refuses To Meet With The President On His Trip To London

INTERNATIONAL

· Iran Mocks U.S. With Plans To Build Statue Of Captured Soldiers- As A Tourist Attraction!

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