Entries by Corinne Murdock

A Wasteland of Corpses, Living and Dead: A Devastating Inside Look at Phoenix’s Homeless Zone

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Intense poverty, frequent crime, social instability, high mortality, poor living standards: these qualities describe third-world countries. They also describe “The Zone”: the sprawling encampment of over 1,000 homeless in downtown Phoenix just blocks from the state capitol and amidst what was once a thriving business district. It’s an area where law and order don’t seem […]

Biden Admin Gives Tucson $900k For Equity-Focused Bike And Pedestrian Bridge

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The Biden administration gave the city of Tucson $900,000 to build a biking and pedestrian bridge. The city’s initiative is one of 45 projects nationwide to receive a portion of $185 million in funds, the only one in Arizona to receive this round of funds. The bridge would provide a pathway over the I-19 highway […]

The Left’s Manipulation of the Tax Code Is Having a Big Impact on Arizona Elections

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

Benjamin Franklin once famously said, “[I]n this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes” — true, unless you’re a leftist political nonprofit. For many of them, taxation isn’t certain, even if they run afoul of tax-exempt status requirements. Funding sources, expenditure recipients, and even those operating these nonprofits may remain secretive under the current […]

Maricopa County’s Printer ‘Problems’ Behind the 2022 Election

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Attorneys siding with embattled GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake are insisting that Maricopa County’s mass Election Day failures were purposeful. Mark Sonnenklar, a roving attorney with the Republican National Committee (RNC), told AZ Free News that the county experienced few of the issues during the primary election that suddenly metastasized on Election Day: faulty printer […]

Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs ‘Doesn’t Plan’ On Working With Arizona GOP Senate

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Governor-elect Katie Hobbs said she doesn’t plan on working with Arizona Senate Republicans. The comments offer a stark contrast to Hobbs’ public promises for bipartisanship and a confidence that she can work well with GOP leaders. Hobbs issued the remarks during the Democratic Governor Association’s (DGA) annual winter meeting at the beginning of December in […]

Attorney General Probes Maricopa County For Potential Violation of Election Law

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Over the weekend, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office advised Maricopa County that it may have violated election law. According to the attorney general’s office, their Elections Integrity Unit (EIU) received hundreds of substantive complaints concerning Maricopa County’s handling of the election. Assistant Attorney General Jennifer Wright asked the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to explain the faulty printer […]

Google Skewing Search Results For Arizona’s Gubernatorial, Secretary of State Races

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Editor’s Note [AZ Free News]: Since our story published, search results for Kari Lake now show her campaign website on Google’s first page.   Google appears to be skewing search results of Arizona’s gubernatorial candidates to favor the Democratic candidates over the Republicans. AZ Free News monitored search results over the past week and discovered indications of […]

Katie Hobbs Says She Supports No Limits on Abortion, Even Up to Birth

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In a Sunday interview, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs said she wouldn’t put any limits on abortion. Hobbs also evaded questions about her strength to handle a debate with Lake, as well as who caused the present border crisis. Hobbs’ remarks occurred during her 8-minute one-on-one interview with CBS host Major Garrett, as part of a “Face […]

Katie Hobbs Abruptly Ends Interview When Asked About Refusal To Debate Kari Lake

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On Monday, according to the progressive tabloid, The Yellow Sheet, Secretary of State and Democrat gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs “walked out of an informal interview” after one of their reporters “asked her why she doesn’t want to debate” Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake. Earlier this month, Hobbs’ campaign notified the Citizens Clean Elections Commission that […]

Maricopa County Recorder Forewarns That Democrats Will Lead On Election Night

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In an attempt to set voter expectations ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer shared that initial results would favor Democrats heavily. Richer based his prediction on the voting patterns from November 2020 and last month’s primary election. Both elections first tabulated early ballots received the week beforehand, most of which […]