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3-24-18 Briefs

CALL TO ACTION

Action Alert! Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), Per a recent article in the Capitol Times, it's not all rainbows and unicorns with Governor Ducey's gun grabbing proposals.  The article reveals that Democrats are unhappy that the Gov Doug Ducey 2015 2Governor's proposals don't go far enough.  They want you disarmed and they want it right now.  Many Republicans are on our side but the Governor's office is putting tremendous pressure on them to support the Governor's proposals. As this was being written, we learned that the Governor is holding back on the introduction of any legislation until next week.  A big factor in that decision may be because of all the millionaire funded and professionally managed anti-rights rallies scheduled for this Saturday, with one of them occurring at the Arizona Capitol. We cannot let an emotion-based protest determine the outcome of a policy debate.  With the over 17,000 emails you have sent, we have the attention of the Legislature.  That's our strength.  It's time for another round.  We have updated the letter to your legislators.  Warm up your keyboards and click on the link below to send a new email to your legislators.  Keep the pressure on!  We have a chance to stop this train wreck from happening. Click here to send your email

AZ Citizens Defense League (AzCDL) is calling for voters to oppose Governor Doug Ducey’s proposed legislation regulation gun control in Arizona. Click here to send your email Your legislators need to hear from you, letting them know that you are paying attention and expecting them to support your rights. Send your email today!

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NOTES FROM READERS

Opinions expressed by readers are not necessarily those of the Briefs. Commentary running over 400 words is subject to editing

Activist Don Langlois: Well, I've made it this far. This was a long way from being "a piece of cake."  I was discharged from the hospital, but I could hardly take much more than a few steps. And was it ever painful, and that was after blocking the major nerve which in itself hurt like hail Columbia!  So now it is Friday.  The pain has subsided a bit.  Friday morning (today) I went to physiotherapy.  My PT trainer said I did well, and I am scheduled to see him three days a week.  My surgeon's assistant called me this afternoon to see how I was doing because I called the CORE office this morning expressing my unhappiness over the aftermath from my surgery. So that is where I stand now.  Anyway, I thank you for your prayers. Keep up the good work; I'm still not better.


Phil Francis, Retired Chairman & CEO, PetSmart: On behalf of John Whiteman, Reg Ballantyne III, Mike Brewer, and myself, I want to applaud Arizona State Representative Doug Coleman and State Senator Kate Brophy McGee, as well as Speaker J.D. Mesnard, President Steve Yarborough, and the entire leadership of the state legislature for protecting over $650 million in revenue for our schools and avoiding the fiscal cliff of Prop 301's expiration. Now the business and education community must focus its efforts on expanding the education funding pie after we work to get Governor Ducey re-elected this Fall. We continue to be vocal supporters of Governor Ducey’s vision for investing in teacher pay, full day kindergarten, K-12 capital and the other priorities as articulated two years ago in his 2017 State of the State Address.

· Step #1 to increasing our investment in Arizona’s schools was protecting the funding they already have now. Mission accomplished!

· Step #2 is supporting the great elected leadership who made this $650+ million extension a reality.

· Step #3 expanding Arizona’s funding pie to 1.5 in 2020.

See Coleman’s Arizona Republic: My Turn - permanently-Extend-Proposition-301-Education-Tax-2018 Today, we celebrate the hard work of all those who made this significant legislation possible, and once again, thank the teachers who are working hard, every day, to educate Arizona’s children!


Dale GohrDale Gohr of Clarkdale: The old adage “Be careful what you wish for; you just may get it” has seen some horrendous history of erroneous public opinion; but this “National Popular Vote Leviathan; is a Monster of epic or classic proportions”. Please think this thru; before you settle on voting to get involved in any ‘Multi-State Coalition’ or on any referendum to accept Presidential Elections on the basis of ‘Popular Vote Only’. It is a well-planned T R A P. “Points to Ponder” and then go into some History:

· If you are a Politician looking for nothing but votes; where would you find your highest number of votes? Of course, the densely populated areas of Big Cities and high population States.

o Do you think that type voter will help perpetuate or enhance prosperity?

o A Presidential Politician could concentrate on about six ‘States’ and make enough phony promises to overwhelm the competition.

· How long do you think farms, factories and their needed infrastructure ie; transportation and warehousing etc. could last on too small a margin?

Now Some Thought And Points About History: Prior to 1913 there was no “Federal Income Tax” and the “State Lawmakers Voted-in and monitored the two United States Senators (alternating 6-year terms) from that State” and “The United States” collected tax proportionately from the States not the individuals. The passage of the 16th and ratification of the 17th Amendments to the Constitution in 1913 effectively destroyed the State’s ability to monitor the expenditure of taxes and the ability of the State Officials to reward or hold their Senators accountable for the Senate activities; the State was cut out of the equation and the Senators were given to Politics and still had the 6-year term of office, which is too long to hold much accountability for their actions. The expanding expenditures and the downward spiral of the United States political integrity really got a foothold with the additional “War Tax” 1941. The pork-barrel spending has spun out of control and I honestly believe most of it would never have happened without the passage of the 16th and especially the 17th Amendments. Today we are facing another “socialistic, totalitarian, New World Order agenda” driven by the people that refuse to realize the danger involved in this “National Popular Vote”, which if enacted contains the ability to turn the United States and some other countries into “Socialistic Nightmares” within about three election cycles. Dear Almighty God; Please do not let that happen!

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MUST See: God Bless Trump & The USA - Make America Great Again Song - Dana Kamaide

April 14, 2018: Patriotic Americans Plan Second Amendment Rallies At All State Capitals A West Virginia man is organizing a national rally at every state capital in the nation in support of the Second Amendment on April 14 of this year.

The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 26 at 3375 E Shea Blvd in Phoenix with Federal whistle blower Phil Haney.  Haney, author of "See Something, Say Nothing", has been a guest on Hannity and other FOX News programs. He is on the program for this weekends Western Consesrvative Conference in Phoenix. Contact: Chairman Ron Ludders 602.677.1496

Levi-SommervilleMaricopa County Field Organizer Levi Sommerville is asking for volunteers to man phone banks between 9 am and noon and from 1-4 pm., Sat., March 24 in the West Valley GOPoffice, 10050 W Bell Road in Sun City in behalf of candidate Debbie Lesko . Lesko is in a Special Election to replace former Congressman Trent Franks, who recently resigned his position. The GOP will furnished lunch between noon and 1 pm. Phone banking and canvassing are occurring daily. Contact Levi.Sommerville@azgop.org or 779-475-3311.

The Grassroots Tea Party Activists will hold an open discussion on getting back to basics and their disgust with the way politicians are running their parties when they meet at 6:30 pm., Wed., March 28 at Denny’s Restaurant Banquet Room, Access Rd, Dunlap Ave off the I-17 exit. Facilitators Dave and Francine Romesburg grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com www.grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

Steven SensmeierSteven Sensmeier, Yavapai County Field Organizer is calling for Yavapai county volunteers to help CD8 special elections candidate Debbie Lesko phone banks between 5:30-7:30 pm., Thurs., March 29 at the Yavapai County Republican Headquarters, 112B Union St., in Prescott. He notes “The Democrats are pouring money in to try to beat her. Help keep Arizona red by phone banking for Debbie.” RSVPs are appreciated, but not required. Please plan to bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop if you can. RSVPs are appreciated, but not required. Please plan to bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop if you can. Contact: steven.sensmeier@azgop.org or (928) 460-3028.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will auction its annual collection of wildlife assets this weekend during the 2018 Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, just west of Interstate 17 on Carefree Highway. Admission and parking are free. More than 100 sets of antlers, hides, skulls and head mounts, as well as wildlife artwork and taxidermy – all seized during law enforcement investigations, obtained from animals killed in vehicle collisions, or acquired through donations -- will be sold. Items can be purchased individually, by the pound or through a silent auction. For more information about the expo, including a map, visit https://www.azgfd.com/expo/.

The Arrowhead Republican Women’s “New/Prospective Member Luncheon & Tea” is scheduled at 11 am., April 11 at t home of President Arlene Goldblatt. Speakers include AzFRW President Loraine Pellegrino, Second Vice President Cyndi Love and former national President Rae Chomenky. RSVP to Goldblatt at  623-583-7738 by April 13

The Arrowhead Republican Women will host a “Silver Celebration Fundraiser and Fashion Show” at 11:30 am., Sat., May 5 at Briarwood Country Club. Doors open at 10:30 am for check-in and early shopping. Club members will model Calle Rose fashions. Door prizes. A portion of the proceeds will support scholarships for women Tickets - $35, including lunch. Tables for eight available. For reservations contact 3rd Vice President Tracy Livingston at tracynanlivingston@gmail.com or call/text 623-229-7092. This is a non-partisan event.

Andy BiggsCongressman Andy Biggs will host a press conference at 1 pm., Wed., March 28 in downtown Phoenix to mark U.S. House and Senate passage of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act. He expects this bill to be signed into law shortly. This legislation was introduced to correct a tragic loophole in the AMBER Alert program. On May 2, 2016, 11-year-old was abducted and killed by a stranger.

The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office will offer a demonstration of the new Ballot-on-Demand system during a national convening of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Fourth Annual Large Jurisdiction Meeting at 2:15 pm., Mon, March 26 in the MaricopaCounty Tabulation & Election Center, 510 S Third Ave in Phoenix. “My team and I are looking forward to hosting this convening. Elections involve complicated processes, and there are thousands of counties in the country. Bringing together colleagues for a robust exchange of information benefits democracy overall,” Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said. “We are happy to highlight both the talented people in our office and the natural beauty of Maricopa County.” The meeting is open to the public. Contact C Murphy Hebert, 480-432-2235 cmhebert@risc.maricopa.gov www.maricopa.vote

The Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled a 6 pm., Tues., April 3 public meeting at C├únon Elementary School, 34630 S. School Loop Road, in Black Canyon City to provide an update about an ongoing study of potential improvements along Interstate 17 between Anthem and Cordes Junction. ADOT, in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration, has been studying options for adding new travel lanes along I-17, with a focus on the 23-mile stretch between Anthem Way and Sunset Point Rest Area. With the help of funds from the Maricopa Association of Governments, the Phoenix area’s metropolitan planning organization, projects to add new I-17 lanes in areas between Anthem and Black Canyon City are currently scheduled for construction in the years 2021-22. An option under consideration for the mountainous stretch of I-17 between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point is the construction of flex lanes, a separate pair of new lanes for use in the busiest direction of travel or in the event of a closure.Those who cannot attend the meeting are invited to send written comments by email to projects@azdot.gov or by mail to ADOT Communications, 1655 W. Jackson St., Mail Drop 126F, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Additional information is available online at azdot.gov/I17AnthemWaySR69 or call 1.855.712.8530.

gorka and wardDr. Sebastian Gorka, Washington CD insider, will address “Making America Safe Again” gatherings for US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward in Scottsdale on March 29 and in Prescott on March 30. They will be featured at a 5:30-7pm at a reception, followed by the Gorka’s speech at 7pm at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 6333 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Doors to the main event open at 6 pm. Tickets available at Dr-Sebastian-Gorka Transportation from Pima County is available at Transportation From Pima County Gorka and Ward will also appear at a VIP reception between 7-8 am, followed by Gorka’s speech at 8 am in the Cottonwood Room of the Prescott Resort & Conference Center, 1500 Arizona Hwy 69, Prescott, AZ 86301. Doors to Gorka’s speech open at 7 am. Tickets: Gorka-Prescott

Moses_SanchezVolunteers Are Needed by Phoenix mayoral candidate Moses Sanchez who will participate in the Ahwatukee Easter Parade and Spring Fling on Sat., March 31. The parade runs from 9:45-11 am, followed by the Spring Fling from 11am-5 pm at Ahwatukee Community Park, 48th Street and Warner. You can walk with Moses during the parade or sign up for a two-hour sift at the Fling, where volunteers will sign up supporters and share information about his campaign. RSVP to Moses@mosessanchez.com Also see MosesSanchez.com

Michele Reagan 2017 SOSArizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has released the 2018 signature requirements for congressional, statewide, and legislative candidates. Signature requirements, established by a formula set in state statute, are based upon state and local voter registration figures as of March 1, 2018.  Candidates seeking to qualify for the 2018 ballot must submit their nomination petitions to the Secretary of State's Office.  The first day to file these forms with the Secretary of State’s Office is April 30, 2018 and the deadline is May 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.Visit http://go.azsos.gov/RunForPublicOffice for more information.

The Colorado River Tea Party needs volunteers to work their booth at the April 3-8 Yuma County Fair. Time slots are two or three hours. Contact Chairman Sally Kizer at 928-210-1219 coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

Bill Gates #4 Bd of SuperMaricopa County Board of Supervisors Bill Gates, the Maricopa County Farm Bureau, and Maricopa County Cooperative Extension will host a catered breakfast between 8-10 am., April 5 at the Desert Tree Farm (pictured), 2744 E Union Hills Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85050. Guests are asked to bring a canned goods or non-perishable item to donate to the local food bank. The Farm Bureau Breakfast is in lieu of the regular April County Coffee. County Coffee resumes May 3. RSVP required to Liz Foster by March 28 at lizfoster@azfb.org.

If You Want To Help Your Favorite Republican Candidates get their petitions signed to get on the ballot, sign up on line with the Secretary of State office at voter petitions

State Treasurer Jeff DeWit’s can be viewed at Arizona Treasurer’s Quarterly Report. To see more details on pool performance, check out monthly Board of Investment reports. Contact: Communications Director Dajana Zlaticanin 602.542.7842 dajanaz@aztreasury.gov

Where the Money Goes Secretary of State’s Michele Reagan’s new spending website.

Attention Republican Group Leaders: If your event announcement is not posted within 24 hours from the time you submitted it - Briefs did NOT receive it. Please resend it to either frostytaylor@cox.net or repcomm@cox.net. – Editor Frosty Taylor

The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family is searching for inspiring youth leaders from Arizona high schools to serve on the 2018-2019 Governor's Youth Commission (GYC). The GYC provides high school sophomore, juniors or senior teens opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and community engagement around some of the issues that impact them most. Teens will learn how to: serve on a board, participate in committees, plan service projects, gain public speaking skills and build friendships statewide.  Applications are accepted from youth in all of Arizona's 15 counties through Thurs, March 29, 2018.

The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting Nominations for the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. The Outdoor Hall of Fame annually recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions toward Arizona’s wildlife, the welfare of its natural resources, and the state’s outdoor heritage. Nominations will be accepted from through April 30. To submit a nomination, head to the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame page, download and complete the form, and return it along with all supplemental materials to: Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation, c/o Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn: Kent Komadina, 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix AZ 85086. Nominations also may be submitted by e-mail to Komadina at Kkomadina@azgfd.gov. For more information, call 623-236-7288.This year’s inductees will be honored in August at the annual Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet.

The Arizona Game And Fish Department Needs Volunteers to assist with spotlighting efforts to help document the population of endangered black-footed ferrets in Aubrey Valley and on the Double O Ranch near Seligman on March 29-31 and April 26-29. Visit www.azgfd.gov/wildlife and click on “Nongame Species” for more information about the black-footed ferret recovery effort. 

The State of Arizona Research Library continues its 2018 Arizona Author Series by hosting its second event with co-authors, Alan Day & Lynn Wiese Sneyd, authors of Cowboy Up! Life Lessons from Lazy B at 3 pm., April 6 on the second floor mezzanine of the Polly Rosenbaum State Archives and History Building.

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CANDIDATE’S CORNER

CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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CANDIDATE COMMENTARY

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kelli ward 2018 aUS Senate Candidate Kelli Ward: For seven long years, Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnell 2has promised conservatives that repealing Obamacare was his top priority. First he said he couldn't repeal Obamacare because the Democrats controlled the Senate. Conservatives responded by taking to the campaign trail and winning back the Senate in 2014. Then McConnell said he couldn't repeal Obamacare because Obama would just veto it. Now McConnell has control of the Senate under President Donald Trump, and a Republican majority in the House... and Obamacare is still not in the waste bin. What is his excuse now? McConnell had seven years to prepare for this moment and, in the end, he failed us. President Trump was prepared to repeal Obamacare on “day one,” but McConnell failed to send him a bill to sign. Mitch McConnell knows that if I make it to the U.S. Senate, I won't let him get away with lying to conservative voters the way he has for all these years. The future of the conservative movement — and the heart and soul of the Republican Party — is at stake right now. I am counting on you. This race is about so much more than just one U.S. Senate seat. This is a battle over the future of the Republican Party. On one side of this fight, we have Establishment types like Mitch McConnell, Jeff Flake,Jeff Flake portrait and my opponent Martha McSally 3Martha McSally. These are the people who support open borders, amnesty for illegal aliens, and trade deals that serve to benefit their wealthy donors at the expense of the American people.
These people see themselves as "Citizens of the World." They support Hillary Clinton's vision of having a world without borders, where anyone can come to the United States at will. On the other side, we have people like President Trump, Sen. Rand Paul, and myself. We believe in putting America's interests first for a change. We've seen how self-serving and arrogant the D.C. Swamp has become and we are willing to do what's necessary to put a stop to "business as usual" in Washington. I know you’re an "America First” patriot like I am, which is why I am asking for your support today.
It's clear that the Establishment's pick in this race is my opponent Martha "McAmnesty" McSally. Will you help me defeat her Despite McConnell and the Establishment, I'm convinced that together we'll defeat fake conservative Martha McSally, stand for secure borders, and put America First!

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ELECTED OFFICIALS COMMENTARY

Diane Douglas Supt of EdSuperintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas was on hand at a press conference in support of the city of Glendale’s school safety initiative to significantly increase the level of school resource officer (SRO) support at Glendale’s public high schools. Effective immediately, all of the city’s nine public high schools in four different school districts will have a dedicated Glendale police officer on campus.  “I am delighted to lend my support to the city of Glendale and this incredible initiative,” Douglas said. “There is nothing more important than keeping our children safe and I hope cities throughout Arizona take a page out of Glendale’s playbook and follow suit. I also could not be more impressed that Glendale is going to have these officers ready to serve on campus immediately.” Glendale Police Chief Rick St. John, along with Glendale Mayor Jerry WeiersJerry P. Weiers and City Manager Kevin Phelps, believe that this initiative is necessary in the current climate of increased violent threats against students and teachers. Should there be any threat or incident, the role of the school resource officer will be to provide rapid response capabilities to every public high school within Glendale Police Department’s jurisdiction. “I want to ensure the citizens of Glendale that myself, the City Council, our city management and our police department are committed to keeping our schools and all of our citizens safe,” Weiers said. “Highly trained police officers are exactly what we need in our schools protecting and serving students and staff and that is why we have made the decision to take the lead by taking this action." The implementation of this plan will result in a full-time Glendale police officer on every high school campus in the city. A new dedicated SRO will be on the school grounds for Deer Valley High School, Mountain Ridge High School, Apollo High School, Glendale High School and Independence High School. Previous assignments of full-time resource officers at Raymond S. Kellis High School, Copper Canyon High School, Cactus High School and Ironwood High School will continue. See initiative https://www.glendaleaz.com/police/.

Clint Hickman, #4 Bd of SuperBoard Supervisors Clint Hickman: At our March 7th Formal Board meeting the official canvass results for the special primary election held on February 27th were approved.  Since I represent most of CD-8, I have worked diligently with the Recorder’s office to communicate the needs for our District, especially when it came to the number of polling places.  Overall, the primary election went well given the truncated time frame and I appreciated my request of extra polling places being met.  The Recorder’s office reported processing a total of 531 provisional ballots. Of that number, 447 were determined to be valid (84 invalid) and of those that were valid, 366 were out-of-precinct voters.  You can watch the full presentation here.  We are at the halfway point and have the special general election coming up, you can get more information at CD8electioninformation.aspx No matter your politics, I hope you make your voice heard on April 24, so that CD-8 gets the representation it deserves in our nation’s capital.  - www.maricopa.gov/dist4 602-506-7161

Diane Douglas Supt of EdSuperintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas applauded Governor Doug DuceyGov Doug Ducey 2015 2 and the Arizona Legislature for supporting the passage of legislation to extend Proposition 301. Once signed by the Governor into law, Senate Bill 1390 will effectively replicate the original language of Prop 301 and move the expiration date out to 2041. “I am excited that the Legislature agreed to extend Prop 301 sooner rather than later in order to avoid the looming fiscal cliff,” Douglas said. “Since schools throughout the state rely so heavily on Prop 301 revenues, the funding is essentially baked into their respective budgets. Now that this extension has been passed, I am committed more than ever to increasing teacher salaries and finding new revenue streams for education as quickly as possible.” The Governor indicated that he will sign the new bill into law, preventing the voter-approved 0.6-cent sales tax from expiring in 2021. The new law will also move $64.1 million in additional funding to the classroom site fund, meaning more monies will be available for increasing teacher salaries. Last April, Douglas released her plan to expand Prop 301 monies to a full 1 percent, which if supported by voters would generate $400 million annually for teacher salaries and school buildings, providing nearly $5,000 more in average take-home pay to teachers each year. The expansion would result in an immediate 11 percent raise for teachers and $100 million for school facilities, which could be utilized to help bolster school safety. www.azed.gov.

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION PRESS RELEASES LAST WEEK

Sen John McCain

· Senate Passes McCain-Heitkamp Bill To Expand Amber Alert System On Native American Reservations

· McCain Asks Cia Director Nominee Gina Haspel To Explain Her Role In Cia’s Enhanced Interrogation Program

· Senate Foreign Relations Committee Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Burmese Ethnic Cleansing, Calling For Safe Repatriation Of Rohingya

· McCain, Portman, Blumenthal, McCaskill, Cornyn, Heitkamp Praise Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Bill To Help Stop Online Sex Trafficking

· Statement By SASC Chairman John McCain On President Trump Congratulating Vladimir Putin

· Senators McCain & Shaheen Urge USTR To Support Repeal Of USDA Catfish Inspection Program

Sen Jeff Flake

· Flake Statement On Massive Spending Bill

· Flake, Coons Outline Framework For U.S. – Zimbabwe Relations

· Flake, McCain, Gardner, Barrasso Introduce Bill To Combat Western Drought

· VIDEO: Flake Delivers Remarks To National Press Club

Rep Paul Gosar

Rep David Schweikert

Rep Andy Biggs:

· Senate-Passes-Ashlynne-Mike-Amber-Alert-Indian-Country-Act-

· Congressman Biggs' Statement On House Omnibus Vote

· Congressman Biggs Submits Two Amendments To The Omnibus

· U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Right To Try

· Congressman-Biggs-Renews-Call-For Robert-Mueller-To Resign

· Congressman Biggs' Statement On Another Unfortunate National Debt Milestone

· Congressman Biggs' Statement On The Firing Of Andrew McCabe

· Congressman Biggs Congratulates Jeff DeWit On His Senate Confirmation

· See The Latest Op-Ed From Rep. Biggs In USA Today –

Rep Martha McSally

· U.S. Rep. McSally Statement On Passage Of FY18 Funding Bill

· Right To Try Passes House With Rep. McSally Support

· U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Recognizes Rep. Martha McSally With Spirit Of Enterprise Award

· McSally Gets Air Force Secretary On Public Record For First Time On Keeping The A-10 Fleet “At Least Until 2030”

· ICYMI: Rep. McSally Highlights How Sanctuary Cities Endanger Arizonans During White House Roundtable With President Trump

· U.S. Rep. McSally Blasts Secretary Of The Army For Wasting Resources, Skill, & Experience In Decision To Transfer Apache Helicopters

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

MARCH 24

Pima County Republicans First Vice Chairman Ana Henderson is organizing the candidate forum scheduled from 2-4 pm., Sat., March 24 in the Mountain Oyster Club, 6400 E ElDorado Circle in Tucson. Limited seating. Tickets $7l50 each, or $15 per couple. Available at http://www.pimagop.org Contact Henderson at 520-321-1492.

March 26

The Western Pinal CountyChapter of AZRA will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., March 26 at 408 N. Sacaton Street, Suite II, Casa Grande, AZ. Doors open at 6 pm. Casa Grande City Councilman Dick Powell is the scheduled speaker. Contact: AZRA Chapter President Nancy Hawkins at nancydist3@gmail.com

March 27

Congressman Paul Gosar is hosting a Town Hall in Payson at 4:30 pm., Tues., March 27 at the Payson High School Auditorium, 301 W MoLane Road. Contact: 480-882-2697.

The Payson Tea Party meets at 6 pm., March 27 (each Tuesday) at Tiny's Restaurant in Payson. That organization also welcomes candidate speakers. Contact Darlene Younker at 858-395-1850.

Paul and Susan Gilbert, along with co-hosts Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Secretary of State Michele Reagan, Speaker J.D. Mesnard, are hosting a gathering in support of Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman, at Gilbert’s Paradise Valley home on Tues., March 27. RSVP@rodneyglassman.com by March 24.

The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officer Association will meet at 7 pm, Tues., March 27 at the home of Mark Del Maestro, 11814 N 56th Drive Glendale, AZ 85304 to review the Declaration of Sovereignty, discuss being a Republic, not a democracy, and how to fight the continue push for the National Popular Vote. Doors open at 6:30pm for socializing.

MARCH 29

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Washington CD insider, will address “Making America Safe Again” gatherings for US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward at 7 pm., March 29 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 6333 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. A VIP reception will be held between 5:30 – 7 pm. Tickets available at Dr-Sebastian-Gorka Transportation from Pima County is available at Transportation From Pima County Doors for the main event open at 6 pm.

Phoenix City Councilman Jim Waring invites the community to join him in a meeting with City of Phoenix Aviation Director Jim Bennett for a update on the Aviation Department, the lawsuit the City won against the FAA, and take questions, at 6 pm., Thurs., March 29 in the Paradise Valley Community Center - 17402 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ (Map) If unable to join them, watch the latest episode of "On The Issues" with Jim Bennett here.

A Fund Raiser Reception for LD20 House candidate Shawna Bolick is scheduled between 5:30- 7 pm., Thurs., March 29 at Antique Gatherings, 3601 E Indian School Road in Phoenix. Registration required. RSVP to Bolick at 602-842-1912, or info@BolickforArizona.com

College Republicans United and the Young Americans for Liberty are hosting Dick Heller at 6 pm., Thurs., March 29 at the ASU Tempe Campus , 976 South Forest Mall , COOR-170, Tempe, AZ 85287. Tickets at asu-students-for-the-2nd-amendment-tickets

MARCH 30

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, national recognized speaker and terrorism expert, will appear in behalf of US Senator candidate Dr Kelli Ward at a VIP reception between 7-8 am, followed by Gorka’s speech at 8 am in the Cottonwood Room of the Prescott Resort & Conference Center, 1500 AZ Hwy 69, Prescott, AZ 86301. Doors open to Gorka’s speech at 7 am. Tickets at Gorka-Prescott

MARCH 31

The Colorado River Tea Party ‘Meet and Greet’ with author, filmmaker and public speaker Trevor Loudon is scheduled between 2-5 pm., Sat., March 31 at the American Legion Post 19, 2575 S Virginia Dr in Yuma. Donations to the Tea Party accepted. Other guests include Congressman Paul Gosar, US Senate candidate Kelli Ward, LD13 Rep Darin Mitchell, LD13 Senator Sine Kerr, CD3 candidates Sergio Arellano and Nick Pierson, and more. Contact Sally Kizer, chr at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

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SEEING RED AZ

· Arizona-Republic-Praises-McSally-For-Border-Deceit

· Teachers-Shamefully-Shut-Down-Schools

· Jeff-Flake-Morphs-Into-Full-Blown-Lunatic

· Supremes-Give-AZ-Supremely-Foolish-Silent-Treatment

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· Rep Meadows Statement:Omnibus Nowhere Close To What Republicans Promised To Fight For

· Omnibus Spending Bill IS NOT "America First Bill"

· Letter To @POTUS From House Freedom Caucus Asking Him To "Reject This Omnibus"

· Senate Approves Omnibus Spending Bill Middle Of Night (After Midnight Thursday)

· Border Security Falls Short Funds Only 30 Miles Of #BUILDTHEFENCE

· The-145-Republicans-Who-Yes-On-Omnibus

· 90-Republican-Congressman-Who-Voted

· Senator-Rand-Paul-Wading-Thru-Reading

· Pelosi-Press-Release-On-Omnibus-Bill: Don’t Want Anyone To Know What’s In Bill

· RNSC-John-Bolton-Excellent-Choice-For National Security Advisor

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· Trump: Bill is "Ridiculous"

· Congress Releases the $1.3 Trillion, 2,232-Page Omnibus Spending Bill - Trump Threatens to Veto

· John Bolton To Replace H.R. McMaster As White House National Security Adviser, Trump Says

· Yavapai County Republican Women Holds A Kangaroo Court

MICHAEL SAVAGE

· Where Are All Of The Fiscal Conservatives?

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NEWS LINKS

· California: 4th Largest Economy Has Nation's Worst Poverty Level, Quality Of Life

· Teacher-Who-Called-Military-Lowest-Low-Is-Fired.Html

· More Than 500,000 Protesters Are Expected To Be In Washington, D.C. On Saturday For The March For Our Lives, An Anti-Gun-Violence Rally. The Demonstration Is One Of 800 Sister Events Planned Around The World.

· 10 Ways Big Government Republicans Sold You Out In The Gargantuan ‘Omnibus’ Spending Bill

· GOP-Dominated House Passes Mammoth Spending Bill That Makes Obama Look Like A Tightwad, 256-167; Bill So Bloated With Liberal Goodies That Over 100 Democrats Vote In Favor!

· RINO John McCAIN Slams Trump For Congratulating Putin, Was Silent When Obama Did Same Thing In 2012

· Deep State Dirty Tricks: Fired FBI Hillary Fixer Andrew McCabe Authorized Criminal Probe Of AG Jeff Sessions

· Obama Directive Easing School Discipline For Minority Students Fueling Classroom Chaos

· Iowa-Family-Of-Four-That-Went-Missing-In-Mexico-Found-Dead/

ARIZONA

· Glendale-Adds-Police-Officers-Every-City-High-School-Threats-Increase-After-Parkland

· March-Our-Lives-Events-Planned-Across-Arizona-Saturday

· Los-Angeles-Moves-Rescind-Arizona-Ban-Prompted-Senate-Bill-1070

· Ducey-Signs-Bill-Give-APS-Easy-Out-Clean-Energy-Requirements-Ballot-Measure

· Donald-Trump-Opposes-Justice-Department-Arizona-Daca-Drivers-License-Ban

· McCoy Still Haunted By Border Patrol Failure

· Arizona Votes On Omnibus Bill

· Springtime-Visitors-Having-Big-Impact-On-Arizonas-Restaurant-Business

· Legislator Claims Mass Murderer ‘Did Not Kill All Of Those People’

· Proposal-To-Turn-Papago-Park-Baseball-Field-Into-Sf-Giants-Training-Facility-To-Be-Voted-On

· Doctors Use Experimental Skin Spray To Help Woman Heal From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

· $400-000-Worth-Heroin-Found-During-Interstate-10-Traffic-Stop-Pinal-County

· Lake Havasu Man Convicted Of Hate Crime

· Yuma-Residents, Farmers-Officials-Show-Opposition-To Two-Arizona-Water-Bills

· Haunted And In High Demand

· National Parks In Arizona Turn To Technology To Save Saguaros, Fossils

· Two Attacked Javelinas In Sedona Area

· San Luis CBP Stops Pedestrian Smuggler

· Drugs Hidden In A Gas Tank: No Match For CBP Officers

· House Panel Weighs Plans To Close $11.6 Billion Parks Repair Backlog

· Arizona First To Offer Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

WHITE HOUSE/TRUMP

· Andrew-McCabe-Troubles-Grow-After-His-Hidden-Efforts-Against-Trump-And-Sessions-Are-Revealed

· President Trump Issues Order To Ban Transgender Troops From Service Except In `Limited Circumstances'

· Trump Caves: Signs $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill Loaded With Everything Democrats Want - Pretty Much Nothing He Said He Would Fight For

· Trump-Issues-Memo-Stating-Transgender-Individuals-Are-Disqualified-From-Military

SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN CONTROL

· Liberal Parkland Student Leader Attacks NRA In Profanity-Filled Interview (Video)

· April 14, 2018: Patriotic Americans Plans Second Amendment Rallies At All State Capitals

· Betrayal: How The REPUBLICANS Are Gutting The Second Amendment

NRA

· David Hogg: NRA Are ‘Pathetic F–kers That Want to Keep Killing Our Children’

PROTESTS

· #Marchforourlives: Leaked Audio Confirms Broward Teachers Plan To Storm DC Without Permits & Parkland Students

Given Scripted Anti-Second Amendment Talking Points

TREY GOWDY

· Trey-Gowdy-Just-Dropped-A-Bombshell-On-Hillary-Clinton-Its-Just-A-Matter-Of-Time-Now

CONGRESS

· The STOP School Violence Act Is A Joke & Only Grows Government - These Are The Only 10 Representatives Who Stood Against It

TERRORIST

· Watch-Media-Ignores-Terrorist-Attack-US-Air-Force-Base-Focuses-Old-Porn-Women-Instead/

INTERNATIONAL

· Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Takes $400 Million Stake In Endeavor, One Of Hollywood’s Biggest Talent & Event Managers

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