Written Answers for Today’s Pima County Treasurer’s Debate

Curt and I offered to publish the written answers to Curt’s debate questions prior to the debate today. Both candidates were given the questions in advance in order to provide the most comprehensive answers with any references the candidates wished to cite. As of time of publication, we have not received Sami Hamed’s answers (we … Read more

Pima County Treasurer Debate, Saturday At 3pm: Democratic Primary Candidates Sami Hamed & Brian Johnson

Please join the Tucson Agenda and The Democrats of Greater Tucson for a live and in-person Democratic debate for Pima County Treasurer candidates Sami Hamed and Brian Johnson on Saturday, June 8th at 3pm to 5pm at the Flowing Wells Library(1730 West Wetmore Road). Moderating the debate will be local reporter Curt Pendergast of the Tucson Agenda SubStack Newsletter. Get Tickets … Read more

Arizona’s #MAGAGOP Extremists Are Misbehaving Like Spoiled Children Abusing the Family Credit Card

I wonder if anyone else has noticed how petulant and oppositional-defiant the MAGA crew running the Arizona Legislature are behaving? Given control of the public purse they’ve run the state into an almost $2 billion deficit in just one year with unpopular and out-of-control voucher scheme for the wealthiest in Arizona. Now they are demanding … Read more

If Elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission, Ylenia Aguilar Will Support Consumers and the Voiceless

The race for who sits on the Arizona Corporation Commission, the public body regarded as this state’s fourth branch of government, is one that should receive just as much attention as races for the President, Governor, Senate, and Congress. Unfortunately, this race, like those for the State Legislature, various school and water boards, and judgeships, … Read more

Arizona Democratic Legislative Caucus Leaders Nancy Gutierrez and Oscar De Los Santos Discuss the Big Picture for the Current Legislative Session

AZ Dem Legislative Caucus leaders Whip Rep. Nancy Gutierrez and Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Oscar De Los Santos joined TheDGT.org’s Program Director Michael Bryan and President Joe Daniszewski for a substantive discussion about the issues and controversies in the current session of the Arizona State Legislature. For the impatient, here is the Otter.ai transcript of … Read more