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FOEB (Friend of El Blog) Steve Gall gets good press

David Safier

by David Safier I got so involved in crazy news yesterday, I neglected to give a few well-earned kudos to Steve Gall, who has been pressing for recess in elementary schools with laudable enthusiasm and tenacity.The Star gave Steve, his battles and successes a long, very positive story under the Health, medicine and fitness category.Thanks … Read more

Here and there…

AZ BlueMeanie

Posted by Craig McDermott, cross-posted from Random Musings Just a mish-mash of (mostly) lege-related stuff……Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed HB2462, Rep. Ed Ableser's proposal to rein in predatory towing companies. In her veto letter (linked above to the word 'vetoed'), she cited a few reasons she was opposed to this bill, including that she felt … Read more

SB1070 Update: Kids, don’t forget your papers when you go to school!

David Safier

by David Safier Public schools desperately want to stay out of the immigration battles. Administrators and teachers just want to educate the kids who walk through their school house doors and into their classrooms.I could almost hear the collective sigh of relief when the bill died that said schools have to collect data on students' … Read more

Campaign Kick-off With Rep. Gabriel Giffords This Saturday

AZ BlueMeanie

Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Late political calendar update from the Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area: Election-year Kick-off Rally Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords & Legislative Candidates Todd Camenisch, Andrea Dallesandro Saturday, May 15 at 12:00 NoonContinental Mall, Outdoor Coutyard220 W. Continental Rd., Green Valley (Northwest Corner of the Mall) The public is welcome! Discover more from … Read more

SB1070 Update: San Diego School board condemns SB1070

David Safier

by David Safier Originally the resolution by the San Diego school board was going to include a travel warning. After all, "About 44 percent [of the students] are Hispanic and 75 percent are ethnic minorities." Those foolish kids sometimes forget to carry their papers when they go out, and without papers, who can tell a … Read more

SB1070 Update: National eye turns to anti-Ethnic Studies law

David Safier

by David Safier The anti-Ethnic Studies bill just signed by the Accidental Guv would have gotten little more than passing notice in the national press if it didn't come on the heels of SB1070.But the bill is getting plenty of negative attention (Arizona did it again!) and TUSD is getting positive attention for its Ethnic … Read more

LD 27 Democratic Primary Candidate Forum

Michael Bryan

Here is footage of the May 11th Democratic candidates forum for LD 27. There is a break about two-thirds in when I received a battery warning, which is where part 2 begins. My battery died just as the final candidate, Cruz Bustamonte, was about to give his final remarks, so his statement was not recorded.

The flash videos appear to autostart on some browsers (which can cause some readers problems with their browser), so the video is posted after the fold. If both autostart on you, just pause the second part. If there is any problem loading either video, just click on the video itself and you will be taken to my UStream page. Apologies for any trouble, this is the first time using a new video system.

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