Entries by Tom Joyce

Arizona GOP Governor Candidate on Migrant Surge: Declare Invasion, Send Guard to Border

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If elected governor of Arizona, how would Kari Lake handle illegal immigration? Sending illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts is not a part of her plan. Making an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News on Wednesday night, the Republican said she disagreed with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to send two planes […]

Arizona AG’S Office Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Tucson

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Tucson over its COVID-19 vaccination requirements. The Attorney General’s office says the city violated Arizona law and discriminated against Tucson employees by not honoring religious and disability-related medical exemptions to the city’s coronavirus vaccine mandate. The Attorney General’s office says […]

Record Weekend for Homicides in Maricopa County

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Last weekend was a violent one in Maricopa County. There were six homicide incidents in the county over the weekend, a record for 2022. “These are six families who are grieving, six loved ones who were unexpectedly taken, and every case has a different set of facts and evidence that must be reviewed by our […]

Arizona Filling U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Gap This Weekend

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order on Friday this week directing the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to fill the gaps in the Yuma border wall starting immediately. “Arizona has had enough,” Ducey said in a press release. “We can’t wait any longer. The Biden administration’s lack of urgency on border […]

Ballot Initiative to Reform Arizona Election Laws Allegedly Gathered Signatures Illegally

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A ballot initiative that would significantly change how the state’s electoral campaigns are funded and conducted is facing allegations of illegal signature gathering. The Arizona Free Enterprise Club filed a lawsuit challenging an initiative that it calls “radical” and argues will weaken the state’s election integrity laws.  The AFEC complaint alleges that many of the […]

Most Arizonans’ Monthly Costs Inflated By At Least $200 This Year

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Inflation is a big problem for Arizona residents, an Arizona Public Opinion Pulse (AZPOP) Survey conducted by OH Predictive Insights shows. Released Thursday, the poll concluded that 62% of Arizonans had seen a monthly spending increase of $200 due to inflation. The Phoenix metropolitan area is one of the nation’s hardest hit in terms of […]

Poll: Most Arizona Voters Want Some Abortion Restrictions

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 Most Arizona voters want at least some restrictions on abortions, a new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse poll conducted by OH Predictive Insights found. While the poll found that 42% of voters said that abortion should be legal under any circumstance, that wasn’t the majority opinion. Rather, most people thought that there should be restrictions on […]

Poll: Arizona Republican Gubernatorial Primary Neck-and-Neck

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The race to be the Republican nominee for governor in Arizona is competitive, according to polling. A statewide poll of likely Republican primary voters from HighGround Public Affairs shows that it’s a close race between former TV anchor Kari Lake and Arizona Strategies president Karrin Taylor-Robson. Although Lake, who was endorsed by former President Donald […]

California Adds Arizona, Other States, to No-Travel List

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Editors’ Note: California politicians are insufferable, arrogant, condescending, and bigoted. They can’t stand if someone just has the temerity to have a different point of view than they do. What can we do as Arizona citizens? One thing, is to take your vacation plans elsewhere. We admit the beaches in San Diego beckon, but this […]