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4-8-17 Briefs

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Russell Sias, La Paz County Chairman & AZGOP bylaws committee member: I will, as I often must, humbly take my 20 lashes with the wet noodle!  Yesterday, I entered my email address in my post asking for bylaw committee members to contact me.I mis-typed my email address!  My bad!  My email address is russellsias@gmail.com  That's russellsias@gmail.com. My humble apologies for the returned emails some of you received when attempting to email me! Thanks!

Volunteers Are Needed for Ahwatukee Republican Women and LD18 Spring Fling Voter Registration and PC Recruitment Event – following the Easter Parade on Sat., April 15 in Ahwatukee Community Park, NW Warner/40th Street. Shifts run between 11 am until 5 pm. At least 5,000 residents are expected to visit the Spring Fling for entertainment, carnival rides, games, Easter Egg Hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, merchant and craft booths including food and drink. Contact Ed Pellegrino at 602-363-2253.

Former AZ Attorney General Bob Corbin , who is also a former National Rifle Association President will discuss Second Amendment Rights on the Alex Meluskey Saturday , April 8 Talk Show. Dave Bego, the businessman that took on the SEIU and won will share his battle and the dangers that confront us from entrenched organizations and their political supporters/dependents. Bego will also discuss his book The Devil At Our Doorstep. Show times: 6 am - 1130AM KQNA, 4 1100AM KFNX and 6 pm - 960AM KKNT. Contacts: Virtuous Communications info@virtuouscommunications.com

US Sen candidate Kelli Ward has named Jim Torina as her Finance Chairman in her 2018 race against incumbent Sen Jeff Flake. Ward served two terms as an Arizona senator from Mohave County. She is polling toe to toe with Flake in various polls. She held US Senator John McCain to 51 percent of the vote in 2016.

District 3 Board Of Supervisors Bill Gates recently took a tour of the Desert Tree Farm, viewing some of the new plant species that longtime Arizona farmer John Augustine has developed. The Desert Tree Farm, located in north Phoenix, was started by John’s father – a former activist and Realtor Mike Augustine - who was often seen meeting with city and state officials. Mike, a pilot and WWII veteran, frequently took to the skies to fly back to his Midwest roots in Fairfield, IA. The Augustine family was very influential in the development of the north Phoenix area aka as “the Greater Paradise Valley area.” Many of the late 60s thru 90s community improvement projects and progress sprouted roots in the Augustine family home near 40th Street and Shea. – ft

What The Heck? GOP Health Bill In Shambles, House Commences Two-Week Break They’ve had over eight years to develop an acceptable, affordable ObamaCare replacement plan. Where is it? Won’t you think they would buckle down in DC and use that two-week break to hammer out a new acceptable health bill??? – ft

The Pima County Tea Party Patriots are sponsoring a 'Stand With Trump Rally'  between 11 am and 2 pm., Sat., April 8 at Udall Park, SE corner of Tanque Verde /Sabino Canyon. Participants should bring signs, posters, American flags, plenty of water and sunscreen, and wear your MAGA hats! Contact Sherese Steffens, Dee Pfeiffer, Frank Olivieri, Grady Rhodes, Maria Elena Leeper, Jan Humble Pimacountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

Mobilization of Conservatives (MOC) in Prescott is planning a counter demonstration to support  President Donald Trump between 1-2 pm on  Tues. April 11  at 122 N Cortez Street (Bulleri Bld). This is a counter demonstration  to the “Resist Trump Tuesdays which is Anti Trump. Please bring your pro America and Pro Trump gear and signs. Facebook: Mobilization of Conservatives Contact: Myrna Lieberman at MOC1776@GMAIL.com

Congressman Andy Biggs has announced that he will be conducting Town Hall meetings at 7 pm, April 11 at Without Walls Church, 13013 S Lindsay Road in Mesa and at noon April 14 at Sun Lakes Country Club Navajo Rm, 25601 N Sunlakes Blvd in Chandler. Due to limited space, the meetings are open to CD5 residents only. Advanced RSVP required. RSVP to az05.townhalls@mail.house.gov. Indicate which town hall that you are RSVP’ing for (Mesa or Sun Lakes) and include name, address, and email of each person attending. TOWN HALL CODE OF CONDUCT:

· While a RSVP is required to attend each town hall, it does not guarantee admittance due to the size of the venues.

· Due to restrictions for both town halls, constituents may begin to park or line up on the property one hour before the program begins. For both town halls, doors will open a half hour before the program begins.

· Attendees with signs, banners, or objects that create a disturbance will not be admitted.

· To ensure a safe, enjoyable, and productive town hall, all attendees must comply with posted and audible instructions and failure to comply will result in immediate removal.

Pima County Chairman David Eppihimer: Once again the Democratic party's ideals and long-time recycled point of view and approach to solving problems is being presented to the voters.  In the last election cycle the incumbents on the City Council (all Democrats) patted themselves on the back for “a job well done" and asked voters to return them to office.  This time around Councilmen Fimbres and Kozachik are not only asking to be returned to office, they, and their Democrat cohorts on the Council, are asking Tucson voters to increase our sales tax by a half cent, ostensibly to provide for road construction & repair, and police & fire equipment. Doing a "good job" by a taxpayer’s definition does not mean neglecting the basic duties and obligations of those who not only have chosen to serve, but moreover have sworn an oath to provide certain essential services of government.  Are not serviceable roads, police and fire protection, garbage collection, a good park system and potable water some of the essential services for which the City of Tucson's budget should cover on an annual basis?  If the current City Council cannot manage its budget sufficient to provide these services, is it reasonable to go to the voters and ask them to make up the difference by levying additional taxes upon themselves?  Might not a better solution be to elect a Mayor and Council that can instead manage its own budget? The Republican Party believes in your tax dollars being prudently and efficiently spent on public safety, infrastructure and our parks. If the current leadership is incapable of prioritizing the budget, please consider twice before giving them more of your money to waste on their private agenda. Please consider voting to protect you, your family and your businesses - vote "no". Continue reading pimagop.org

Attorney General Mark Brnovich names Distinguished Service Award winners in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Right Week. They are:

· Advocacy & Direct Service Award: Chandler Police Department's Victim Services Unit

· Advocacy & Direct Service Award: Noemi Elizalde; Patient Advocate at Mariposa Community Health Center

· Service Coordination Award: Arizona Department of Corrections Office of Victim Services

· Innovative Practices Award: El Mirage Police Department Victim Assistance Unit

· Leadership Award: Randall Udelman; Principle/Founder of Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group

Last fiscal year, Arizona Attorney General victim advocates provided services to nearly 10,000 crime victims.  In fact, our Agency Leadership and Support Team is nominated for the Department of Justice's National Crime Victims' Rights Award. In 1990, Arizona voters approved the Victims’ Rights Amendments to the Arizona Constitution.  This was a landmark achievement that affords all victims of crime with the opportunity to have a participatory role in the criminal justice system and also extends certain protections of law to victims during their involvement with those processes.
Your rights as a crime victim,
CLICK HERE.

Briefs remembers back in the early 90s when Steve Twist, who served as the right hand for then AZ Attorney General Bob Corbin, put his heart and soul into laying the ground work for crime victims recognition. Kudos to Twist for laying the ground work for where we are today.

After Bruising And Historic Battle, US Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on Friday, filling the critical ninth seat that has been vacant for over a year. The 54-45 vote came after Senate Republicans changed the rules to no longer require a super majority. gorsuch-confirmed-to-supreme-court

A Russian Warship has entered the eastern Mediterranean and is heading toward the area where 2 US Navy destroyers launched missiles at Syria, Fox News has learned; final destination unclear. about-20-syrian-jets-destroyed-in-airstrike-defense-officials-say

World Leaders Rallied around the U.S. after it launched a missile strike early Friday on a Syrian air base in response to this week's chemical attack, while Russia condemned the move as "aggression" and suspended crucial coordination with Washington in Syria's congested skies. Read More Here

The Susan Rice Spying Scandal points to what? More. Other Americans the Obamateam spied on. Other Americans who were opposed to the Obama agenda. Other Americans who were critical of the Obama administration. Other Americans who were exposing the Obama administration. More »

While An Increasing Number of cities declare themselves safe zones for illegal immigrants, a sheriff in Arizona is bucking the trend by openly working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Border Patrol. “I’m not for sanctuary cities,” said Pinal County Sheriff Paul Lamb. “That’s pretty much it in a nutshell.” Pinal County, south of Phoenix, is the size of Connecticut. Its 450,000 residents are an ethnic mix – black, white, Hispanic and Native Americans. anti-sanctuary-city-arizona-county-bucks-national-trend

Larry Klayman: Ironically, around at the same time House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., was recusing himself from the panel's investigation over alleged Russian ties and collaboration with the Trump presidential campaign and transition team, as well as the illegal leaks and surveillance of the president himself, on behalf of Freedom Watch, I was filing a House Ethics Committee complaint against Nunes' counterpart, ranking minority member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his not too subtle efforts to obstruct the chairman from doing his and the committee's job. The complaint can be found at www.freedomwatchusa.org Given that Nunes himself apparently is the subject of ethics complaints, lodged by leftist front groups, and that he used this as an excuse for his recusal, it is only logical that Schiff, a Hollywood leftist whose district even comprises West Hollywood, would now have to step down as well. But my complaint was not meant to be tit for tat, particularly since at the time I filed it I was not aware of the ethics charges against Nunes. Continue Reading...

Congresswoman Martha McSally tomorrow will host a Veterans Workshop – Connecting Veterans to Care & Benefits between 1-4 pm., Sat., April 8 at Empire High School, 10701 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way, Tucson, AZ 85747. The event will feature representatives from veterans’ service organizations to participate in a three hour workshop designed for one-on-one interaction.  Organizations will be on hand to help veterans enroll for healthcare at the VA and create claims for benefits. McSally’s District staff will be available to help veterans request assistance with any federal agency, including help with requesting copies of military records. Participants include

AZ Department of Veterans Services, SAVAHCS—Tucson VA Medical Center, VA Regional Office, Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and U of A Veterans Center.

Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod: Governor Doug Ducey signed a groundbreaking school choice bill, making Arizona the first state to put in place a universal Empowerment Scholarship Account program. Governor Ducey’s signature yesterday on SB 1431 opens up eligibility to all Arizona students in a district or charter school. Yesterday’s state House and Senate debates were long and often misleading, but a majority of lawmakers saw through the hyperbole and did what was best for Arizona families. Join me in thanking the governor, SB 1431 sponsor Sen. Debbie Lesko, Senate President Steve Yarbrough, House Speaker J.D. Mesnard, Rep. John Allen, and the many lawmakers who took a bold stand for students and voted to pass this important legislation. Let’s show our governor and legislators that we stand with them when they stand with Arizona families. Lawmakers supporting school choice have been subject to some of the most vicious attacks I’ve seen on any bill. They more than deserve our gratitude and support.Click here to send them a quick thank you. They will appreciate it.

170407-1200 - AZRRT REPORT  By Jose Borrajero joseb4538@gmail.com

HIGHLIGHT: Parental Choice in Education bill, SB1431, passed narrowly in both chambers in spite of several Republican legislators joining Democrats in an effort to defeat it. According to a House Press Release this morning, Gov. Ducey has signed SB1431 into law.

REPUBLICANS WHO JOINED DEMOCRATS AND VOTED AGAINST SB1431 In the House: Carter (LD15), Clodfelder (LD10), Coleman (LD16), and Udall (LD25). In the Senate: Brophy-McGee (LD28)

  (*) To see exactly how every legislator voted, click on the bill number to access bill overview, and then click on the button for the vote you are interested in.

BILL #

SHORT TITLE OR WHAT THE BILL DOES

WHERE

DATE

RESULTS (*)

HB2017

bonds; disclosure; notice

TRUTH IN BONDING

SENATE – THIRD READING

04/04 TUE

F-14-15-1

KILLED BY BROPHY-MCGEE, PRATT AND WORSLEY

SB1123

state contract lobbyists; prohibition

(GRIFFIN)

STATE AGENCIES CAN NOT HIRE LOBBYISTS

(SEVERELY GUTTED BY AMENDMENTS)

HOUSE – THIRD READING

04/05 WED

P-35-23-2

SB1200

elections; candidates; requirements

(KAVANAGH)

HOUSE – THIRD READING

04/04 TUE

P-43-15-2

SB1431

empowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in

(LESKO)

FAVORS PARENTAL SCHOOL CHOICE

SENATE – THIRD READING

04/06 THU

P-16-13-1

OPPOSED BY BROPHY-MCGEE

SB1431

empowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in

(LESKO)

FAVORS PARENTAL SCHOOL CHOICE

HOUSE – THIRD READING

04/06 THU

P-31-28-1

OPPOSED BY CARTER, CLODFELDER, COLEMAN, UDALL

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SAT., APRIL 8

LD 11 Republicans - 10 am., in the Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr. Oro Valley, AZ 85737 Dave Erchull, Chairman

LD9 - 9:30 am., at the La Paloma Country Club, 3660 E. Sunrise Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718. Coffee/doughnuts at 9 am at the La Paloma Urgent Care, 4001 East Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718 Regularly meet the second Saturday of the month. Bradley C. Johns, Chairman

Judicial Watch’s Southwest Project Coordinator Mark Spencer, the top overall police recruit from the Phoenix Regional Police Academy in 1987, has joined the program agenda for the Paradise Republican Women’s Club meeting at the Gainey Golf Club, 7600 E Gainey Club Drive in Scottsdale. Spencer is the chaplain for the Maricopa County Republican Committee’s and the Usual Suspects (retired police motorcycle club.) Tom Jenney, AFT AZ Director, who helped to reduce state income and property taxes, and helped lead the fight to pass Prop 207, the Private Property Rights Protection Act will address taxes. 9:30 am social, 10 am meeting, 11 am brunch. Tickets: $28 per Person. Click here to RSVP Online & Pay at the Door. Contact Ardith Hildebrant at (480) 861-7170.

The Paradise Valley Republican Women will meet with Arizona Chapter of Americans for Prosperity Director Tom Jenney to discuss Fair Tax vs Flat Tax and the impact of tax cut on business/trade at 10 am. at 7600 E Gainey Club Drive in Scottsdale. 9:30 am social, 11 am brunch. $28 per person. RSVP Online & Pay at the Door.

LD30 - 1 pm. at the 1st United Methodist Church, 7102 N. 58th Dr. Glendale, AZ 85301. Chr Brett Sexton brettcodysexton@gmail.com

Long-time Arizona Balladeer Dolan Ellis (R) will perform a Springtime Concert at 7 pm., at the North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 N 7th St. in Phoenix. Ellis, an original member of The New Christy Minstrels” was the Off-Highway Vehicles Coordinator for AZ Game and Fish some 15 years ago. Employees loved it because he tried out his latest songs on them.

Monday, April 10

Pima County District 4 Supervisor Steve Christy will kick off a 1:30 pm., community forum. hosted by the Green Valley Council at West Center, 11111 S Green Valley Drive. A brief overview, annual report and a discussion about budgetary considerations will be followed by a question-answer session. Refreshments will be served. Read more

Gabriela “Gabby" Saucedo Mercer will address the Western Pinal County Chapter of the Arizona Republican Assembly at 6:30 pm. at 408 N. Sacaton St. #2 in Casa Grande, AZ. Mercer was born and raised in Mexico, immigrated legally to the USA in 1986 and became a Naturalized Citizen on July 3, 1991. She left the work force in the Aerospace Industry in 1992 in order to raise her three children and continue her education.  She has held positions of leadership within the Republican Party in Pima County and the state party – including past 2nd vice chairman and currently the AZGOP Secretary.  In 2012 and again in 2014 she ran Congress against Raul Grijalva (D) in CD3.  Gabby has been involved with the Republican Party in Pima County as well as the State Party.  She has held several elected offices and currently serves as the AZ GOP Secretary. AZRA Meetings are Free, donations accepted. Contact: Nancy Hawkins at  nancydist3@gmail.com

LD 19 Republicans - 7 pm at Total Wine & More, 1416 N. Litchfield Rd. Goodyear, AZ 85395. Contact: Chr George Ortiz gortiz4@cox.net

LD 29 Republican Committee - 7 pm at Genie G's restaurant, 7349 W Indian School Rd.  Social time starts at 6:30.  If you want to eat dinner, please arrive early so the meeting can begin at 7. Contact Chairman Alan Gaugert, ld29chairman@gmail.com  623.330.3622.

Tuesday, April 11

Sun Lakes Republicans - 6:30 pm., in the Arizona Room at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S Sun Lakes Blvd in Sun Lakes to hear Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan address “Safeguarding Our State Elections.” Congressman Andy Biggs or his District Director Greg Safsten will give a national update and Rep Jeff Weninger will provide a state legislative update. Contact: Chairman Mike Tennant at 480-802-0178.

Mobilization of Conservatives (MOC) in Prescott is planning a counter demonstration to support  President Donald Trump between 1-2 pm at 122 N Cortez Street (Bulleri Bld). This is a counter demonstration  to the “Resist Trump Tuesdays which is Anti Trump. Please bring your pro America and Pro Trump gear and signs. Facebook: Mobilization of Conservatives. Contact: Myrna Lieberman at MOC1776@GMAIL.com

LD13 - 7 pm., at 16262 Clubhouse Dr in Goodyear. Contact: Chr Ben Boon.

LD26 - 7 pm., Charles K. Luster Bldg., 620 N. Mesa Dr. Mesa, AZ

Congressman Andy Biggs Town Hall at 7 pm., at “Without Walls Church, 1303 W Lindsay Road in Mesa. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Due to limited space, only CD5 constituents will be accommodated. RSVP to az05.townhalls@mail.house.gov and include name, address, and email of each person attending.

LD27 - 6 pm at the Mountain Gate of Phoenix, 9629 S. 14th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85041.

LD29 - 6 pm at Genie G's, 7349 W. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85033.

Wednesday, April 12

LD18 - 7 pm at the Mountain View Lutheran Church, 11002 S. 48th St. Phoenix, AZ 85044.

Thursday, April 13

Reservations Are Due at midnight for the Palo Verde Republican Women’s Club  11:30 am, Wed, April 19 luncheon at Grayhawk Golf Club, Fairway House, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway. Check in at 11 am.  Carolyn Lynch, expert in privacy, cyber security and criminal law, will address the group.    Brion Crum, of Caliber Management Company, and Kelly Laurich, Manager of Fisher House of Tucson will provide a program.   RSVP at  pvrwlunch111@yahoo.com They take check, cash or credit card at the door.

The AFP Foundation’s next six-week Grassroots Leadership Academy training course starts at 6 pm at the Phoenix Field Office, 3835 North 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85018 . Contact: Matt Dobson, Arizona State Director - Concerned Veterans for America  [480] 341-1924 grassroots-activist-certification-tickets
Friday, April 14
Congressman Andy Biggs Town Hall - 7 pm at Sun Lakes Country Club Navajo Rm, 25601 N Sunlakes Blvd in Chandler. Due to limited space, the meetings are open to CD5 residents only. Advanced RSVP required. RSVP to az05.townhalls@mail.house.gov. include name, address, and email of each person attending.

Saturday, APRIL 15

Secretary of State Michele Reagan will be the speaker at the Sat., April 15 Fountain Hills Republican Club meeting in the Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.  The program will start promptly at 9 a.m. with a Meet & Greet/social Period/Check-in with breakfast snacks starting at 8:30 a.m.

Volunteers Are Needed for Ahwatukee Republican Women and LD18 Spring Fling Voter Registration and PC Recruitment Event – following the Easter Parade on Sat., April 15 in Ahwatukee Community Park, NW Warner/40th Street. Shifts run between 11 am until 5 pm. At least 5,000 residents are expected to visit the Spring Fling for entertainment, carnival rides, games, Easter Egg Hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, merchant and craft booths including food and drink. Contact Ed Pellegrino at 602-363-2253.

CONGRESSIONAL STATEMENTS/ACTION

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Reps. Gosar, Pearce Cheer Decision to Withdraw Misguided Species Listing

Rep. Gosar Champions Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act

Reps. Gosar, Brooks, Buck and King Lead Effort in the House to Defund Sanctuary Cities

Congressman Paul Gosar: “As a fellow Westerner, I am elated to see Judge Gorsuch confirmed by the Senate to the Supreme Court. His fervent respect for the Constitution and the role of the Court, and unwavering dedication to interpreting the law as written, will ensure our nation is well served for years to come,” said Gosar. “Furthermore, as a Constitutionalist devoted to upholding the Rule of Law, Judge Gorsuch’s exceptional track record makes him uniquely qualified to fill the massive void left by the great late Justice Antonin Scalia. I look forward to his opinions issued from The Highest Court in the Land.”

Sen. Jeff Flake, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, voted to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch was confirmed by a vote of 54 - 45. “I am proud to have voted today to confirm an accomplished, mainstream jurist with a judicial philosophy worthy of Justice Scalia’s seat,” said Flake. “Throughout this process Judge Gorsuch has proved himself to be a judge who understands and respects the law, and who understands that it is not the job of judges to legislate from the bench. This was an important vote, and I am glad we confirmed this good man.”

Congressman Andy Biggs’ Statement on Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

Sen. Jeff Flake, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today discussed President Trump's decision to launch missile strikes against a Syrian airbase on April 6, 2017. The strikes were in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's suspected chemical weapons attack earlier this week. "I think it was an appropriate response and I'm glad that he took action quickly," said Flake. "The destabilization that is happening in Syria affects not just Syria, it affects Europe and it affects us. I hope this changes the calculus for Assad. The President certainly has [constitutional] authority to take a strike like this given the situation and the threats to our own national security." Full interview, here.

McCain on Syria Airstrikes: 'This Beginning Had to Happen'

McCain Calls for Renewed Support for Free Syrian Army, Establishment of No-Fly Zones

Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on military strikes in Syria: “We salute the skill and professionalism of the U.S. Armed Forces who carried out tonight’s strikes in Syria. Acting on the orders of their commander-in-chief, they have sent an important message the United States will no longer stand idly by as Assad, aided and abetted by Putin’s Russia, slaughters innocent Syrians with chemical weapons and barrel bombs. Unlike the previous administration, President Trump confronted a pivotal moment in Syria and took action. For that, he deserves the support of the American people. Building on tonight’s credible first step, we must finally learn the lessons of history and ensure that tactical success leads to strategic progress. That means following through with a new, comprehensive strategy in coordination with our allies and partners to end the conflict in Syria. The first measure in such a strategy must be to take Assad’s air force—which is responsible not just for the latest chemical weapons attack, but countless atrocities against the Syrian people—completely out of the fight. We must also bolster support for the vetted Syrian opposition and establish safe zones to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis. As we do, we can and must continue the campaign to achieve ISIS’s lasting defeat.”

ARIZONA OFFICIALS

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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Bill Gates: As 2017 flies by (can you believe it’s already April?), let’s take a moment to reflect on the great things that have happened in Maricopa County so far this year. Phoenix witnessed yet another last second championship game while hosting its first NCAA Final Four last weekend. Downtown Phoenix and Margaret T. Hance Park were filled with energy while hosting Fan Fest and the numerous big name musical acts. The Valley continues to be an amazing host to major championship events, all of which seem to be some of the most exciting championships of our time. It was recently reported that Maricopa County added more residents in 2016 than any other county in the country. People are coming to our county because of our great climate, friendly residents, low taxes and business friendly environment.  On April 1st, the Prickly Pedal Mountain Bike Race was held and was big success for a second year in a row. I want to thank all of you who came out to support the race by participating, volunteering, or cheering on our riders. I look forward to many more successful years of racing on the Maricopa Trail. Contact: District 3 (602) 506-7562 Distric3@mail.maricopa.gov

NEWS LINKS

· Private-School Vouchers Appear Headed To Vote With Gov Ducey's Backing

· Dierks-Bentley Sings Tribute To Yarnell Hotshots

· John-McCain, Jeff-Flake-Support Syria-Missile-Strikes

· Arizona-Secretary-Of-State-Michele-Reagan-Seeks Attorney-General-Legal-Opinion

· Robbins Agrees To Contract, Will Start As UA President June 1

· Melania Trump’s Arm-Crossing Official Portrait Drives Left Berzerk — But Get a Load of Who Also Did It

· John McCain Called Nuclear Option Supporters 'Stupid Idiots' — When It Came Time to Vote… "Whoever says that is a stupid idiot."

· 54% Think There Are Too Many Lawyers In The U.S.

· Senate GOP Goes 'Nuclear' On Supreme Court Filibuster The Historic Move Paves The Way For Neil Gorsuch To Be Cofirmed

· Arizona-Rep-Martha-McSally-Aims-Republican-Voice-Women-Issues

· Anti-Sanctuary-City-Arizona-County-Bucks-National-Trend

· Arizona-School-Voucher-Bill-Empowerment-Scholarship-Accounts-Legislature-Transparency

· Phoenix Lights Festival Moved To Chandler

· Dem Trade-Unions-Trump-Warms To Trumps Pitch But Talk Is Cheap. They’re Looking For The President To Deliver On Infrastructure.

· McCain, McSally, Biggs Address US Military Strikes In Syria

· Goodyear Student Arrested For School Threat

· Judicial-Watch-Finds-Another-Smoking-Gun

· Coalition Calls For Release Of Mexican Journalist Seeking Political Asylum In U.S.

· Study: Nearly Half Of Us Adults Infected With Genital Hpv

· Pedestrian Deaths Continue To Rise, Arizona Ranks Third Highest In 2016

· Arizona's Delegation Offer Reaction To U.S. Attack On Syria

· New Mexico To Require Officers To Carry Overdose Antidote

· More People Taking Uber Instead Of Ambulance To The ER

· Syria The Day After - Sebastian Gorka Vs Laura Ingraham On The Byria Strike

· ADOT Moves Forward With I-11 Plans, Public Meetings Set

· Arizona Legislators Expand ESAs, 4 Republicans Join Dems In Opposition

· TUSD Enrollment Decline To Force Tough Choices

· Smoke, Mirrors, And Lower Math In Oro Valley

 

SEEING RED AZ

· Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmed To Supreme Court

· Liberal Clowns Turn Supreme Court Confirmation Into Circus

· Susan Rice: Dealing In Deception — Again

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· The ASBA Declares War On Conservatives

· Moving Forward Or Marking Time?

· Islamic State Tells Muslims To Steal From Infidels And Send Them 20%

· Meet 'Next Obama' Groomed To Make Political History

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· President-Trump-Takes-It-To-Bashar-Al

· Senate-Votes-To-Confirm-Judge-Neil

· President-Trumps-Statement-On-Syria

· Stop-Re-Electing-Old-Farts-It’s-Insanity

· ID-Required-For-All-Things-Except-Voting

RUSSELL PEARCE

MICHELLE MALKIN

· The Northwestern University Rape Outbreak That Wasn't

ALLEN-WEST

· Allen-West-Weighs-In-On-The-Syria-Attack-And-Liberals-Will-Lose-Their-Minds

· After Syria, Here’s Who Should Be Next!

· Californians Want Feinstein to Hit the Road?

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

· 'The World Is On Fire And We're Chasing Rabbit Holes'

 

RNC

· Nrsc-Fundraising- Sets Off-Year Fundraising Record GOP Senate Campaign Committee Raised $7 Million In March

WHITE HOUSE/PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

· Trump Rally Has More Upside

· Trumps-Empty-Seats

· Ltc-Peters:Trump-Shows-We-Finally-Have-A-Fearless-Leader-Back-In-The-White-House

BARACK OBAMA

· Documents Confirm that Obama IRS Improperly Targeted Conservatives

MEDIA

· O'Reilly: It's Been a Very Good Week for Trump & His Haters Are Frustrated

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO

· Judge Jeanine On Syria: The So-Called Trump-Putin 'Bromance' Is Over

SANCTUARY CITIES

· JW Exposes Dangerous Criminals Protected By Texas Sanctuary City Policy

CONGRESS

· Mitch McConnell's Finest Hour: He Holds The GOP Together Against A Gorsuch Filibuster

· Cruz: 'There's No Good Answer In Syria After 8 Years Of Obama Weakness'

· Rubio: US Strikes On Assad Air Base Achieved A 'Clear Military Objective'

· Rand Paul: 'Illegal' Syrian Strikes Could Have Extreme Ramifications

· McConnell Spoke To Romney About Utah Senate Bid

· Kennedy Blasts Kaine Over Syria Criticism: You Ran As VP With A 'Total Warmonger'

EDUCATION

· San Diego School District To Boost Islam Lessons To Combat Bullying, Create Muslim Safe Spaces

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