Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10-17-17 Briefs


Mitch McConnell announced yesterday that the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has the full backing of the Senate and expects it will have a vote. Rep. Trent Franks, co-chair of the Pro-Life Caucus in the House, introduced the House version of the bill, H.R. 36, that received bipartisan support as it passed with overwhelming majority in the House on October 3rd. The day after H.R. 36 passed, Rep. Trent Franks penned this op-ed at, arguing that the bill 'deserved a straight up or down vote in the Senate.'  See McConnell Says 20-Week Abortion Ban Has Full Backing Of The Senate

Activist Vera Anderson will be the guest on Ron Harder’s Chi Town ExPat Show at 2 pm., Sat., Oct 21 on Central City They will be discussing upcoming elections in Arizona.

Heritage Park ZooRepublican Prescott Mayoral candidate Greg Mengarelli is hosting a stroll through Heritage Park Zoo between 3-5 pm., Sun., Oct 22 at 1403 Heritage Park Road in Prescott. Bring the invitation at the right for free admission.

The Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., Oct 19 at the Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center, 16000 E Palisades Blvd. (Palisades Blvd. & Golden Eagle Blvd.). Speakers include Alliance Defending Freedom representative Neville Verster in behalf of an organization dedicated to the legal defense of our religious freedom. Councilman Art Tolis will address the proposal for a lagoon in Fountain Park.  This is an issue directly affecting Fountain Hills residents, but also addresses the bigger issue of government spending and financial responsibility. Admission is free. Donations accepted to help with expenses. Contact:  Richard Rutkowski  or

Sen John McCain was awarded the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal last night in Philadelphia. Vice President Joe Biden, Chairman of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees, presented the 2017 Liberty Medal to McCain for his lifetime of sacrifice and service to the nation.

The Pinal County Republican Committee will meet at 10 am., Sat., Oct 21 at the Florence School District Auditorium, 1000 S Main St Florence, AZ 85132. The speakers are AZ Treasurer Jeff DeWitt and LD8 Rep David Cook (LD-8). Contact PCRC Secretary Gilberto Mendez at .

Arrowhead Republican Women will meet with Sec of State Michele Reagan at 11:30 am., Wed., Nov 8 at the Briarwood Country Club , 20800 N. 135th Ave, Sun City West. Registration opens at 10:45am.. Cost is $20 payable at the door and includes lunch. Reservations required. RSVP at or by contact Lezlee Alexander at 602-354-5224.

President Donald J. Trump will deliver a major policy speech on tax reform at The Heritage Foundation’s annual President’s Club Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Link to watch live.

Gila County Chairman Gary Morris will be the guest on Payson KMOG AM 1420 radio station’s “Forum” program at 9 am., Thurs., Oct 19. The one-hour program is part of the Gila County Republican Committees monthly radio show discussing current issues in Republican politics. Gila County has been doing the monthly radio show for more than a year. Contact: Morris at

The “Pinal Republican Committee “Elephant Walk” Golf Tournament is scheduled Sat., Nov 18 at the Saddlebrooke Ranch Golf Club. Proceeds to benefit the Pinal County Republican Committee. Shotgun start at 8 am. Prizes, awards golf with lunch, space limited. $85 per golfer. $340 per team. Registration, luncheon and sponsorship form can be found on @PinalGOP Twitter page, dated Sept 7. Contact Dan Culver or Cell 334-202-6458.

Reservations are being taken for the Sat., Oct 21 annual Fountain Hills Republican Club picnic. Proceeds will be donated to the AZ 100 Club “Financial Assistance Program” and G.W. Bush Institute Veteran Transition Program (charities for veterans and first responders). $22 per ticket. RSVP to Nicole Oswalk at or P.O. Box 17814, Fountain Hills 85269.  Reservations made are reservations paid.  Mail checks to FH Republican Club, P.O. Box 17814, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269-7814.   Reservation will also be taken at Saturday's meeting and the GOP Social on Tuesday the 26th. Contact: Sec Boe James at

The Fountain Hills Republican Club's first annual Gun Raffle ticket sales are in progress.    Tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25 or 16 tickets for $100.  For tickets contact any officer or Board Member.  First prize is a Smith & Wesson M&P 15 SPORT II.  Second Prize is a Glock 43.  Winner will be drawn at the annual Oct 21 picnic. You need not be present to win.  Contacts: 2nd VP David Spelich or Sec Boe James at   Tickets will be available at all meetings and GOP Socials.

Lydia Abril will be hosting Wickenburg “Believers For Trump” prayer meetings every Thursday evening at 6 pm., in the suite adjacent to Lydia’s Ls Canasta Restaurant, 2027 W Wickenburg Way in Wickenburg.

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The Pima County Republican Club will meet at 11:30 am., Tues., Oct 17 at the Sabbar Shrine Temple, 450 S Tucson Blvd., in Tucson.
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Meets at 6 pm., Tues., Oct 17 at Wilmot Library, 530 North Wilmot Road in Tucson.

Conservative Commentator Laura Ingraham will be flying into Scottsdale for Sen candidate Kelli Ward’s kickoff reception between 6-8 pm, Tues., Oct 17 at the Hilton Scottsdale resort, 6333 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. A VIP reception is scheduled at 5 pm. RSVP HERE Admission includes a copy of Laura’s new book: “Billionaire at the Barricades”The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump. RSVP required register online. Or printing and completing this form

Chandler Republican Women will sponsor a “Girls With Guns”, featuring KFYI’s Mike Broonhead, at 6 pm., Tues., Oct 17 at the Tri-City Baptist Church, 2211 W Germann Road, in Chandler. To RSVP:  CLICK HERE or email Lisa at

Rep Jill Norgaard’s re-election campaign kick-off is scheduled between 5:30-7:30 pm, Tues, Oct 17, featuring State Treasurer and Trump Team COO Jeff DeWit, and hosted by Mark and Terry Giebelhausat, 3026 E Rockledge Road in Phoenix. RSVP to

Congresswoman Martha McSally will host a roundtable discussion on tax reform at 11:30 am., Tues., Oct 17 with chambers of commerce executives to discuss tax reform at the Pima Community College East Campus Community Room (L101), 8181 E Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85709.

JD Hayworth Is Teaming Up With Laura Ingraham for a fundraising campaign kick-off for US Senate candidate Kelli Ward at 6 pm., Tues., Oct 17 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. A VIP reception is scheduled at 5 pm., followed by a general reception at 6 pm. RSVP to or call 928-208-5703 or visit

Congresswoman Martha McSally will name the 2017 Veteran of Distinction for Arizona at 4:30 pm., Tues., Oct 17 at the Lindsey Auditorium at Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 3601 S 6th Ave., in Tucson.

OCT 18

Palo Verde Republican Women’s Club will hold its next luncheon at 11:30 am., Wed, Oct 18 at Grayhawk Golf Club, Fairway House, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway. Check in at 11 am with luncheon at 11:30 am. Dr Larry Schweikart, author, professor and musician will be addressing the group. Reservations required by midnight, Thurs, Oct 12 at Check, cash or credit card at the door.

Mark Spencer, Southwest Project Coordinator of Judicial Watch, will address the Grassroots Tea Party Patriots at 7 pm., Wed., Oct 18 at the Denny’s Restaurant Banquet Room, 9030 W Black Canyon Highway, Acess Rd, just south of the Dunlap Ave exit off the I-17. Spencer is a former Phoenix Police officer and former President of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Assoc., and served as a the chaplain at the recent National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Mesa. Facilitators David and Francine Romesburg

OCT 19

State Treasurer Jeff DeWit will address LD24 at 7 pm, Thurs., Oct 19 at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., in Phoenix, according to Chairman Barry Wong. DeWit will discuss “Arizona’s Checkbook and Finances; Is there enough Money? Are Bill Paid on Time? What’s Arizona’ Constitution Require? LD24 Bylaws Committee chairman Brian Kaufman will give an update on the Maricopa County Republican and the AZGOP Bylaws Committee’s progress. Contact Wong at

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., Thurs., Oct 19 at 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma to take nominations for 2018 CRTP officers. Contact: Cora Lee Schingnitz, Secretary

The Republican Party of Mesa (LD-25) meet at 7 pm., Thurs., Oct 19 at the Charles K Luster Building (formerly the  Mesa Utilities Building) 640 N. Mesa Dr.  Mesa, AZ. Speakers will be Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Angels on Patrol representative Scott Masino. Angels on Patrol supports families in crisis and youth who have been abused or neglected and/or whose caregivers are facing extreme financial hardship as identified by police officers. Masino also may share some stories about our President. Contact: Chairman Ian Murray (602)524-7786
OCT 20

The Republican Women of Pinal County will meet at 10 am., Fri., Octo 20 in the Saddlebrooke Club House.

OCT 21

AZRA West Chapter meeting will be held between 8:30 am-10am, Sat., Oct 21 at Culver’s Restaurant, 5127 N 99th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85305 with Dr. Robert Branch, candidate for Supt of Public Instruction. Contact:

The annual Fountain Hills Republican Club picnic is scheduled Sat., Oct 21. Proceeds will be donated to the AZ 100 Club “Financial Assistance Program” and G.W. Bush Institute Veteran Transition Program (charities for veterans and first responders). $22 per ticket. RSVP to Nicole Oswalk at or P.O. Box 17814, Fountain Hills 85269.  Reservations made are reservations paid.  Mail checks to FH Republican Club, P.O. Box 17814, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269-7814.   Reservation will also be taken at Saturday's meeting and the GOP Social on Tuesday the 26th. Contact: Sec Boe James at

OCT 23

Tempe Republican Women will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Oct 23 at the Pyle Center, 655 E Southern to hear Sam Stone from Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s office address the housing scam that is reportedly occurring in neighborhoods, and Tempe City Council candidate Robin Arrendondo-Savage, who will discuss her city council campaign.


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