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HB2677 is Passed by AZ House, Repealing the 1864 Territorial Abortion Ban, Sent to Senate (Probably). Punishments Are Meted Out!

Michael Bryan

In an often emotional and contentious Committee of the Whole meeting today in the AZ House, House Bill 2677 passed by 32/28 in a largely party line vote, opening the way for the AZ Senate to act to repeal the 1864 abortion ban. Most of the GOP caucus seemed determined to keep and seek to … Read more

Join Tucson Environmentalists for a House Party Fundraiser for John McLean for Arizona Senate in LD17 on Weds., May 1st

Michael Bryan

As a Co-Host of this event, I would like to invite everyone here at BlogForArizona to join us for a Tucson Environmentalists house party fundraiser for John McLean for State Senate in Legislative District 17. John will be facing off with either the incumbent Justine Wadsack (#JustMeanWadsack) or the pre-redistricting incumbent Vince Leach (depending on … Read more

Former Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall criticizes Laura Conover, Pima County Attorney

Carolyn Classen

Long time six term former Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall today wrote a guest opinion in the AZ Daily Star “Laura Conover has failed this community” (print edition A6 & 7) Laura Conover was first elected to Pima County Attorney in Nov. 2020. Prior to that she was a criminal defense attorney. LaWall states … Read more

Jonathan Nez is Running to Become the First Native American from Arizona to Serve in the House of Representatives

David Gordon

Opening Doors.  Listening to and Serving the People. Those are two of the reasons former Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is running to become the next House Representative from Arizona Congressional District (CD) Two.  CD Two is comprised of all or parts of Apache, Gila, Coconino, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pinal, Navajo, and Yavapai Counties.  The … Read more

In Her Annual State of the City Address, Mayor Kate Gallego Says “Phoenix is Where the Future Happens”

David Gordon

Mayor Kate Gallego presented an optimistic vision for Phoenix’s future in her annual State of the City Address at a Great Chamber of Commerce Luncheon today (April 23, 2024.) Maintaining the theme from previous addresses that “the future is Phoenix,” the Mayor, after thanking her father and many individuals on her team at the City … Read more

See Voter Intimidation? Call the Feds at 800-CALL-FBI 

Larry Bodine

Do you see armed men in camouflage with Trump flags at your polling place? Call the FBI at 800-225-5324 or file an online complaint at<br>    Browser not supported. Visit <a href=””></a><br> The Justice Department issued voter protection guides and a video on that provides information on the Department’s Election Threats Task Force, which … Read more

Time to ‘Un-Elect’ Supreme Court Justices Bolick and King… and Montgomery, Lopez, and Beene!

Michael Bryan

Progress Arizona has launched a campaign to NOT RETAIN Arizona Supreme Court Justices Bolick and King for their judicial performance review by voters this November. It’s time to clean the Court of justices who vote to take away the rights of our citizens. I generally do not feel that policy disagreements would merit non-retention, but … Read more

UPDATED: Mike Jette’s Audition for Pima County Attorney in the George Kelly Case Ends in Mistrial

Michael Bryan

UPDATE: The court declared a mistrial due to the jury’s inability to reach a unanimous verdict in the Kelly case. Needless to say, that is not good news for the State’s case. I believe it will now be Mr. Jette’s discretion now whether to retry Kelly with a new jury. Here is the video of … Read more

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