Friday, June 22, 2018

6-22-18 Briefs


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Lyle Tuttle  19 Oct 2017Former Maricopa County Republican Chairman Lyle Tuttle: I am asking Sandra Dowling 2Paul Mueller and Kory Langhofer WHY they filed a challenge to Sandra Dowling -- please respond thru BRIEFS, the most widely distributed source of un-biased, factual Republican information in Arizona. Did you REALLY think that 43% of the signatures on her petitions were fake or invalid?? I sincerely doubt that you are that stupid -- I think you did it to cause Sandra to interrupt her campaign and spend money for lawyers that she could use for the campaign. You must be very worried about YOUR candidate's chances to pull such a cheap trick!!!

Activist Duane Loftus: Frosty, that was kind of you to put a link in to the John Hunnicutt obit.  I'm sure Lori thanks you ... I do.

timothy Schwartz-Timothy LD30 1 VCLD30 Activist Timothy Schwartz: You probably watch more than enough videos...But whatever you do, DON'T miss this one! MUST, MUST, MUST SEE! The writer Appropriately calls this segment 'Brilliant MAGA'. 'nough said... OMB Director Mick Mulvaney Brilliant MAGA Segment During Cabinet Meeting…

eric morganFormer LD22 Chairman Eric Morgan responds to Clair Van Steenwyk: Clair Van Steenwyk 2On May 11th, Breitbart published a video of Hillary Clinton explaining that she lost her presidential bid because Republicans hate women. In their April edition, The Atlantic published a story claiming Nancy Pelosi is unpopular because she's a woman. On September 27th, 2016, WaPo ran the headline "Women of America, this is How Much Leading Republicans Hate You." I don't need to belabor this tired tactic of the left. I'm pretty sure everyone reading this site tired of hearing this nonsense. So, if you're asking yourself why Clair Van Steenwyk would resort to the same, sad tactic used by Clinton, Pelosi and WaPo, the answer is simple. It's all they have left. In a desperate grasp at relevancy, Van has embraced the Dark Side.

     Another clue that one's crossed over to the Dark Side is inconsistency. The left is notoriously inconsistent. Pro-choice, except for schools. Claiming feminism while supporting Bill Clinton. Lecturing on global warming from their C02 spewing private jets. Van rips senators for being PC in the same statement he uses the PC tactic of accusing his opponents of misogyny. He berates a legislator for not supporting immigration law while advocating for ignoring the signature law to allow his candidate on the ballot.

    If he's wondering why I challenged Engen's petitions and not Bullock's, I'll give him a hint. Bullock met the legal requirements and Engen did not. A candidate is required to collect 609 signatures from Republicans or Independents registered in the district that would elect said candidate, whether that candidate is a woman or not. Seriously. This tactic may work on Bernie Sanders supporters but are there really any Republican women out there that think women need the requirements lowered to get elected?

For those under the false impression this is somehow "mean", it is not. Voters are selecting candidates that will advance and represent the Republican Party in the general election. If there is a candidate that cannot collect 609 valid signatures then one should question whether that person is sufficiently qualified to hold the position and whether that candidate is sufficiently vested in the community to adequately represent it.

Van seems to think that for his candidate, the legal requirements to be listed on the ballot should be waived. Meanwhile, conservative, involved candidates like Ben Toma, Frank Carroll and John Heep, and the dozens of volunteer PCs of LD22 they have worked side by side with for years should be held to a different set of standards. Welcome to the Dark Side, Van.

wes harris 1LD20 State Committeeman Wes Harris to Phoenix City Council Members: While the last two sessions are slightly different from what is happening in California, please understand that pushing through a project overwhelmingly opposed by the affected citizens, not to mention the rest of us who pay for it, is a step directly toward the misguided direction taken at all levels of government in California.  Sadly my Daughter and Grandson still reside there and I am pushing them to get out and come back to Arizona. 

The move to put a halt for 90 days and re-evaluate the Light Rail Project, while a good, will jim waringnot pacify the citizens if you pay only lip service to the conclusions of the re-evaluation.  The better approach would have been to adopt Councilman Jim Warings motion to put the entire thing back on the ballot.  Since only 20% of the voting public actually voted in the  Prop 401 election, it is hardly the mandate that Mr. Jones purports it to be, and for that matter Councilperson Kate Gallaro's plea for the 'children' when only a hand full of students will ride this one small (and costly) segment of the light rail...6 miles in the dead center of over 400,000 citizens...all of whom will have to ride a bus (in poor state of repair) almost everywhere including to get the privilege of riding the 19th century technology light rail.  To give them all an Uber pass would be a whole lot my opinion.  But who's looking at fiscal responsibility?  Not this Council I suggest as if it was, light rail would not even be on the table.

     My message...please listen to the voice of the People that you heard the last two days and also manage the City's finances as if it were your own...because it is, along with the rest of ours.

Stuart ShoenActivist Stuart Shoen: My grandparents launched U-Haul over 70 years ago with little more than a good idea and a dream. U-Haul was not an overnight success, but my grandparents knew that with hard work and perseverance, their idea could turn into something big. They were right. Today, U-Haul employs over 3,800 people in Arizona, and thousands more across the country. It was in Arizona where U-Haul started to flourish. My grandparents picked Arizona to base our family's company because of the wide open opportunity it offered. U-Haul’s story is Arizona’s story. It was my honor to introduce Governor Ducey yesterday at events in Tempe and Tucson, where he spoke about some of the biggest accomplishments of the last four years. See: Governor-Doug-Ducey-On Securing-Arizonas-Future-Speech-At-Uhaul Also see Growing-U-Haul-Stuart-Shoen

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Charles Krauthammer, political commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, passed away Thursday at 68 after a battle with cancer. Read More see

McCain Minority Staff Director Henry Kerner to IRS official Lois Lerner and other IRS officials: “the solution is to audit so many that it becomes financially ruinous” See full story: Judicial-Watch-Obtains-Irs-Documents-Revealing-Mccains-Subcommittee-Staff-Director-Urged-Irs-To-Engage-In-Financially-Ruinous-Targeting/

LD24 Has Rescheduled it’s special election for a corresponding secretary until July 19. It was originally slated for last night’s LD24 meeting.

Doug Ducey 2015 2Governor Doug Ducey will be the keynote speaker at the Fountain Hills Republican Club Meeting to be held at 9 am., July 7 in the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 North LaMontana Drive.  Registration starts at 8am. Complementary continental breakfast snacks and beverages will be available.  Contact: Rosemary Hansen, President (

Central Republican Women of Phoenix will not meet in July. Meetings will resume Thurs., Aug 2. RSVP contact 2nd VP Jan Webb at

Ron Harders 2Ron Harders will host Sam Stone from Sal DiCiccio's office speaking on the light rail extension down Central Ave into So. Phoenix at 3 pm., Sat., June 23 at Janet Contreras will talk about her new book.

terry Goddard - DDozens Of Stop & Sign Locations are being set up by volunteers in a final push to collect enough signatures needed to bring the Stop Political Dirty Money constitutional amendment to the November ballot. The measure establishes a constitutional right for all Arizonans to know who is spending big money to influence our elections. Sign a petition click here. At 9 am., Fri., June 22 some of the volunteers will hold a news conference at Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W Camelback Road in Phoenix to talk about their efforts and why the answer to fighting political corruption is by outlawing Dirty Money. They will be joined by the campaign’s Co-Chairman, former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard. The petition drive is seeking 45,000 more signatures in order to qualify for the ballot and ensure there are enough valid signatures to withstand any potential challenges. More than 20,000 signatures have been collected since June 6th. The “Stop Political Dirty Money Amendment” requires public disclosure of any contributor who spends $2500 or more to influence an election during a two year cycle, even if those contributions passed through intermediaries. Support for this amendment crosses political lines. Supporters include conservatives such as former Republican Arizona Attorneys General Tom Horne, and Grant Woods, former Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker in addition to Arizona progressives such as former Phoenix Mayors Phil Gordon and Greg Stanton, Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego and independents such as former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson. See

Darin Mitchell LD13 Rep  aa The LD13 Conservative Team of Darin Mitchell and Trey Terry will participate trey terry 3in a debate with their opponents at 6 pm., Fri., June 22 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park. The event is hosted by the Clean Elections Commission.

Tim Dunn - sen 13LD13 incumbent Rep. Tim Dunn will attend the June 22 debate at the Wigwam Resort, 300 E Wigwam Blvd, in Litchfield Park. Tim Dunn is a Christian conservative farmer and small businessman from Yuma, according to Brandon Urness. Seating begins at 5:30pm. The event is open to the public.

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Paul Gosar 2016Congressman Paul Gosar: I recently joined C-SPAN Washington Journal to discuss immigration policy. We need to have an open discussion about this issue and we need to allow the American people to participate in the conversation. Watch the full clip here.

Debbie LeskoCongresswoman Debbie Lesko after voting in support of H.R.4760: “The House of Representatives had a historic opportunity today to pass much-needed legislation to permanently repair our nation’s broken immigration system. I supported H.R. 4760 today because it would have funded a border wall, closed the gaping loopholes in our immigration laws, and finally secured our southern border, ending this problem once and for all. Unfortunately, not one Democrat was willing to put our national security above illegal immigrants who broke the law. All refused to come to the negotiating table.”


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clair van steenwykLD22 Senate Candidate Clair Van Steenwyk Responds to comments made about himself. It's unfortunate some people have to make personal attacks when responding to comments I’ve made on ballot challenges. If most of you believe that Conservatives Support & Vote for legislation like the National Popular Vote and PROP 123 etc. then guess I'm wrong about what a Constitutional Conservative is.

Now as to me getting signatures from outside the district or not Republicans, well most were gathered inside SCW and one other location nearby and asked and explained the Parties allowed and boundaries allowing them to sign, by the way never had any of my own signatures challenged.  I still believe Mrs. Engen being on the Ballot presented a challenge that some didn’t want to have, unfortunately challenging process is complicated especially for a newcomer and hiring an attorney etc. just wasn’t in the cards and believe most often that’s the case as was true with another case.

    I'm sorry that Republicans believe the best way to gain access or victory is to remove others as is the case with another NPV & PROP 123 Candidate Sylvia Allen removing Brenda Barton, but Dr. Sandra Dowling did turn back the challenge to her petitions and will be on the ballot running for the US House in CD 8 and know the GOP Elite side of the Party aren't at all happy about this. My reference to NPV, EPCOR are issues that concern many in LD 22 and most have no idea how their Reps. Vote or what Candidates support as at most meetings they're not discussed. The GOP Conspiracies keeping certain people out of office believe most know it's true and watched it for yrs., and yes I lost the Special Election, so did the other 11 candidates so what, does that mean I or others can't or shouldn't speak out? I exposed Jeff Flake in 12 Race GOP wanted him and the same is true of former Rep. Trent Franks poor record on several issues, speaking out against the votes they take vs. the presentations they make is the only way we have to inform the voters, and hopefully put an end to this, as it was called GOP Incumbent Conspiracy.

Ken Bennett - flagGubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett: School Safety Operation Plan (that does not seize guns). As a candidate for Governor of Arizona I am announcing my School Safety Operation Plan that will not remove guns but will put guns where necessary to protect our children.  The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

My first order as Governor will be to create a task force that will focus on student safety in our schools during manmade and natural emergencies with an emphasis on the worst case scenario - to control a school during an active shooter situation.  This task force must include emergency response personnel, facility emergency operational control experts, infrastructure specialists, and facility hardening analysts.

My guidance will include requiring school personnel to complete training to equip them with basic emergency operational control skills. We currently require school personnel to learn skills like CPR so they can help in the first critical minutes until professionals arrive. This same principle must be applied when a crazed gunmen is shooting at our students and staff. 

1. I will recommend as a starting point the Faculty / Administrator Safety Training & Emergency Response (FASTER) program in Ohio that trains ‘willing, competent, and capable’ staff members in armed response, crisis management, emergency medical aid, and carrying firearms in schools.

2. I support tax credits for staff willing to be armed in the schools.

3. I support putting Law Enforcement officers into schools especially when a viable threat is identified to give immediate protection for our students while a threat is analyzed.

4. I will require a proactive component to address the infrastructure needs of our school facilities during an emergency and of students with severe mental health issues.  I will address the difficult issue of tracking severe mental health issues instead of who is getting a gun.  Our teachers must be able to focus on educating our children.

The current administration’s Severe Threat Orders of Protection (STOP) plan focuses too heavily on seizing guns.  My plan restores the focus to protecting our children.

Wendy Rogers 2CD1 candidate Wendy Rogers: Arizona is a border state. We know what it means to wrangle with the complex problems of illegal immigration. We deal with the effects of illegal immigration all the time. That is why I back President Trump’s America First agenda- it is why I agree that we need to build the wall! And that is why I need your help today! We are almost out of time and need to meet our goal of $50,000 raised by the end of the month to prevent Nancy Pelosi from gaining control and launching impeachment hearings.
    The problems with unaccompanied minors and family separation would be easier to solve if our southern border were not so porous! If Mexico can have a wall across its own southern border with Guatemala, then we can build one across our border as well. We have a right to secure our own boundaries. I'm very much in favor of making the countries that are making this problem worse - especially Mexico - pay for the wall!  I have heard reports of those countries contributing to the problem by telling their unwanted citizens how to game our system, submitting them to the will of human traffickers, and worse. They want these people to come here and become our problem - either by involving them in gangs or crime that damages our society or by forcing us to pay the costs of resettling them as refugees.Some are even sending children alone, which directly feeds into the MS-13 gang problem.
It HAS to stop. The toll that illegal immigration, especially involving minor children, is taking on our society is disastrous.

    The Democrat currently representing Arizona’s 1st District is a Nancy Pelosi flunkie who will never try to stem the tide of illegal immigration, gang activity, or unaccompanied children. He is more interested in impeaching President Trump or taking away our guns! Our President recognizes the problem and is trying to solve it. THAT is the type of leadership that deserves our respect and needs help in Congress.
    I will give the President the help he needs to put America First - to secure our border, and to BUILD THE WALL! If you want our border secured, and our President’s America First agenda supported in Congress, then
I need your help today. It costs my team about $1000 per TV ad in our district and about $500 per radio ad. Will you help me?

tracy livingston 4Supt of Public Instruction candidate Tracy Livingston: Like many of you I voted for Diane Douglas in 2014 because I believe in the conservative message of local control. As a former teacher of 16 years, I know that it is the parents and teachers of students that know the issues and solutions best. But in the 3 years that Douglas has been in office, our state’s education has fallen to record lows and the Arizona Department of Education has ballooned into a bloated, out-of-touch bureaucracy. The result:

· Over 100 million of tax payer dollars was mismanaged for special need programs and Title I schools, while hundreds of thousands more were spent for DC-based auditors to fix this mismanagement;

· Common Core standards are still in place, while the Arizona Department of Education implements new, unsupported mandates and;

· Our parents have lost control of their children’s education while our communities are no longer involved in their local school districts.

Now Douglas is pushing for new and higher taxes on Arizona citizens and business to fund her mistakes. We need a real conservative for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, one that has been in the classroom with our students and who gets the importance of putting the community first and ending Common Core once and for all. We need a teacher who understands fiscal responsibility and who supports realistic policies to help our students succeed. We need solutions.

US Senate candidKelli Ward - physicianate Dr Kelli Ward: It's time to stop the chaos on the border...Over the past 48 hours, we've seen our President make tough decisions on how to handle illegal immigrant families in light of the law -- he is doing his best with a very bad situation.That's why I'm asking you to support my efforts to stand with President Trump to implement an America First immigration system. Unlike Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, I strongly believe that national security begins with border security -- and that nations that fail to control their borders surrender their sovereignty. Simply put, all nations necessarily have borders. That's why I have long supported President Trump's proposal to build the Wall and why I continue to support it. Patriot, after witnessing this week's events it's overwhelmingly clear that we need action on this... and President Trump simply will not get the support he needs from either McSally or Sinema.
Remember: McSally was "proud" of her vote for the $1.3 trillion budget-busting omnibus bill -- a legislative mammoth that provided no funds for the Wall yet had room enough to appropriate billions in wasteful "grants" to fund organizations like the National Science Foundation.  
    The good news is, together we can stop the chaos on the border...But the President can't repair our broken immigration system alone... he needs a Congress that's willing to act. It's outrageous, but the House and Senate are doing very little to work with the President to pass the immigration and border reforms that this country needs so desperately P.S. We recently released our latest ad "Relentless" highlighting my mission to secure our southern border.
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Paul Gosar 2016US Rep Paul Gosar introduced the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act this week: Gosar, Yavapai County Supervisor Thomas Thurman and Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski after introducing H.R. 6146, the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2018, at the request of Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, to authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange between the County and Coconino National Forest near Cottonwood, Arizona for the purposes of connecting separated tracts and consolidating land:

Gosar said, “The Cottonwood Land Exchange consolidates multiple checkerboards of land at the request of local stakeholders. Currently, most of the parcel owned by the County is unusable due to the presence of an endangered species. The parcel owned by the Forest Service is entirely surrounded by county and private land. This locally-driven legislation also allows for significant improvements at a high-traffic county park. This bipartisan bill is good for the County, good for the Forest Service, good for local species and good for families that like parks. I’m am pleased to have worked with Yavapai County officials, community leaders, students, parents and the Forest Service to craft this common sense bill that allows for the most efficient use of lands involved in the exchange.”

Thurman stated, “In an effort to provide the community with an opportunity to use the land, Yavapai Countytom thurman 2013 is willing and able to exchange the 369-acre parcel that abuts the Coconino National Forest (CNF) for the 80-acre parcel of CNF land. That parcel is neither contiguous nor adjacent to the rest of the CNF lands, and is surrounded by County land or private land. Exchanging land that can be used by the community to enhance their existing county park for land that has limited use just makes sense. I applaud Representative Gosar and members of the Arizona delegation for responding to our request and moving forward with this community-driven solution.”

Elinski concluded, “Windmill Park is a source of pride for local citizens. Connecting the community and expanding this highly-utilized county park will create lasting benefits for future generations. The issues addressed by this bill are something area residents have pushing for a long time. Further, this legislation provides greater protections for the Arizona Cliff Rose, an endangered species, by exchanging land with the Forest Service that we cannot utilize. I am grateful for the leadership of all involved, including efforts by Northern Arizona University students, the Yavapai County Supervisors, my staff at the City of Cottonwood, community leaders in Cornville and Representative Gosar.”

The text of H.R. 6146 HERE.  A map of this land exchange HERE.

Martha McSally 3Congresswoman Martha McSally’s bill to secure the southern border fell just 22 votes shy of passing the House of Representatives. The Securing America’s Future Act, introduced in January, secures the border, closes many legal loopholes, ends chain migration and the visa lottery, addresses the issue of family separation and moves to provide a legislative solution for the current beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “I’ve been working tirelessly on this bill since September of last year and it’s unfortunate it fell short today because it represents an important step to keeping our country safe,” said McSally. As a representative of border communities in Southern Arizona, I have witnessed first-hand the security threats we face and the dysfunction of our immigration system. The provisions contained in this bill are thoughtful solutions to solve the serious issues that continue to impact communities in Arizona and the rest of the country. Like many pieces of legislation, this bill was not perfect and certain improvements that had been made over the last six months were left out. This large vote total represents a huge victory for those of us who believe the border must be secured and I remain ready to lead and help deliver legislation to the President’s desk that he can sign into law.” The bill addresses the porous southern border by authorizing the construction of a border wall, investing in new technology, and improving, modernizing, and expanding ports of entry. The bill strengthens lax enforcement policies and closes loopholes within the existing legal immigration system that are being exploited by drug cartels, human traffickers, and violent gangs like MS-13. H.R. 4760 also takes important strides to refocus legal immigration on skills needed in the Unites States. Lastly, the legislation provides DACA beneficiaries a 3-year renewable legal status, while ensuring that gang members, individuals who have criminal convictions, or convictions in juvenile court for serious crimes are not eligible for legal status. 

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June 22

The Colorado River Tea Party’s Grassroots Workshop (level one weekend boot camp) is scheduled from 6-8 pm., Fri., June 22 and from 8 am-5 pm., Fri., June 23 at the American Legion Post 19, 2575 S Virginia Drive in Yuma. Contact Chairman Sally Kizer at 928-210-1219

A Weekend Warrior Boot Camp, sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, will held in Yuma between 6-8 pm., Fri., June 22 and from 9 am to 5 pm., Sat., June 23 at Shilo Inn, 1550 S Castle Dome Ave. Free admission, Register: weekend-warrior-boot-camp-yuma-tickets or call Cora Lee at 580-5575.

June 23

The Tea Party of Scottsdale will meet with US Sen candidate Martha McSally at Sat., June 23 in the conference room at Denny’s, 700 E Mayo Blvd in Scottsdale/N Phx. 1:30 pm if you wish to order food. Presentation at 2 pm. Last month they heard from US senate candidates Dr Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

The Family-Friendly Tri-County Republican/Independents political for Greenlee County AZ, and Hidalgo and Grant Counties NM - is scheduled from 11 am-2 pm., Sat., June 23 at the Greenlee County Golf Course & Country Club, 510 Country Club Road in Duncan, AZ. A VIP gathering is scheduled from 9-11 am. Confirmed candidates Gov Doug Ducey; US Sen candidate Joe Arpaio, Mining Inspector Joe Hart, incumbert Supt of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and LD14 Reps Becky Nutt and Drew John. Ranchers, farmers, dairy farmers and miners will be in attendance to discuss a water issues.   AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines will conduct a Flag Presentation for the Duncan VFW. Free admission. Free candidate and elected officials tables available. Contact: Richard Kaler 928.651.5922 or Cindy Thomas 602.363.6519.

The Public Is Invited To Meet CD2 candidate Brandon Martin at the 8:30 am., June 23 “Crossroads Coffee,” at 8898 E Tanque Verde, in Tucson. Contact

June 25

The Arizona Republican Assembly (AZRA) Western Pinal County Chapter will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 25 at 408 N. Sacaton Street, Suite II, Casa Grande, AZ with incumbent Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson. Contact: AZRA President Nancy Hawkins

A Mix & Mingle Fundraiser for US senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward is scheduled at 11 am., Mon., June 25 at Rosati’s Pizza, 1050 E Ray Road #2, in Chandler. $25 minimum donation. Space for 75 guests. A lunch buffet will be provided, as well as non-alcoholic beverages and a cash bar. Contact/RSVP:

The Arizona Republican Assembly Western Pinal County Chapter’s next meeting is June 25. Contact: Nancy Hawkins, President at 520.440.3369 or

The Tucson Republican Women will meet with Arizona Citizens Defense Leagues spokesman Charles Heller at 11:30 am., Mon., June 25 at La Parilla Suiza, 2720 N. Oracle in Tucson. $20 luncheon. RSVP by Thur., June 21 to Roe at 760- 518-6715 Or email

June 26

The Fountain Hills Republican Club encourages all FH residents to attend the Mayor Debate at 6:30pm, Tues., June 26 in the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Dr., Fountain Hills.  To encourage attendance, the scheduled GOP Social has been cancelled.  Contact: FHRC Secretary Boe James

US Senate candidates former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Dr Kelli Ward will address the LD17 PCs at 7 pm, Tues., June 26 at the Tri-City Baptist Church

Seminary Building, (Heritage Chapel, Rm. 140), 2211 W. Germann Rd., Chandler, AZ 85286.


LD17, LD18, The Chandler Rep Women, And The Chandler Rep Club will present a “Mid-Summer Mixer,” between 6-8 pm., Wed., June 27 at Floridino's Pizza & Pasta, 590 North Alma School Road Chandler, AZ 85224. $10 per person. Hosted by Sen Steve Yarbrough, Reps JD Mesnard, Jeff Wenginger and Jill Norgaard, Commissioner Justin Olson, Nora Ellen, Dr Steve Ferrara, Julie Willoughby, Farhana Shifa, Frank Schmuck and Brady Willis. Contact Moll at 480 707-3495 .

LD 4 and Estrella Republican Club members will meet at 7 pm., Wed., June 27 at Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S.Estrella Pkwy, Goodyear.  Special guest will be Michele Reagan, Az  Secretary of State. Contact: Chairman Dick Newcomer at 623-398-5638.

June 28

A reception for Supt of Public Instruction Frank Riggs is scheduled between 5:30-7:30 pm., Thur., June 28 at 8038 E Desert Cove in Scottsdale. Light refreshments to be served. Suggested donations $75 per person or $150 per couple. Hosted by David Hooser, Nreeyda Lopez, Brion Crum, Jared & Diane Taylor, Jake & Kimberly Hoffman, Jim & Kitt Waring. RSVP to 480-437-1032 or

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller and Frank Olivieri are hosting a meet & greet/fundraiser for CD1 candidate Brandon Martin between 6 -8-pm, Thur., June 28 at the Barnfire Mesquite Grill, 8310 N Thornydale Road, Tucson, AZ 85741. RSVP to

CD2 GOP candidate Lea Marquez Peterson will be featured at a fundraiser at 5:30 pm., Thurs., June 28 at the home of Raena Janes. Appetizers & Light Refreshments RSVP to

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· VIDEO-ICYMI: President Trump Delivers Remarks At The National Federation Of Independent Business

· AZ Senator McCain's Not Needed Comments On North Korea

· General Immigration Provisions Passed By DEMOCRATS


· Illegals Can Vote -- Part III

· PBS Superintendent Debate - Our View From The Couch

· AZGOP Establishment: Eating It's Own Again. YUM! Pass The Napkins

· Catching Up - Current Arizona Political News You May Have Missed

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· Separating Families

· Rasmussen: Parents-To-Blame-Border-Crisis

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· Higher-Minimum-Wages-Increase-Poverty-In-Poor-Neighborhoods-Study-Finds

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· Rasmussen: Parents-To-Blame-Border-Crisis

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· White Deaths Exceed White Births In The Majority Of Us States, Study Finds


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· Joe-Arpaio-Wants-Investigation-Into-His-2016-Defeat-In Sheriffs-Race

· Secondary-Dry-Drownings: What-You-Need-Know


· GOP House Leadership Postpones Vote On Immigration Bill

· House Narrowly Passes Farm Bill That Includes Stricter Work Requirements For Food Stamps


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