Author Archives: vince.carbajal

HOW MANY REPUBLICANS WERE IN THE SAMPLE POPULATION?

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PHOENIX, July 15 – A majority of Arizonans are opposed to the legalization of marijuana, the Arizona Republican Party’s internal polling shows. (The AZGOP opposes recreational marijuana.) The poll found that 58 percent of likely voters would vote to oppose ...

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THE GOVERNOR HAS TO GET, YOU KNOW, SOMETHING

Phoenix, June 23 – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry honored a trio of lawmakers, one former governor and the current governor at their annual awards ceremony yesterday. Gov. Doug Ducey took home a “Champion of Legal Reform” award ...

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FORMER DES INTERIM DIRECTOR RESIGNS, MAYBE PUSHED OUT

Phoenix, June 22 – Jim Hillyard, the deputy director of operations for DES who served for a time as the agency’s interim head after Ducey fired Clarence Carter in January, resigned Monday. Adrienne Walker, his executive assistant, also tendered her ...

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RUMOR MILL: CHURN, BABY, CHURN

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PHOENIX, November 5 – Many Republicans celebrating last night already had accurate measurements of the Governor’s Office windows, with key cabinet positions all but guaranteed for some. Several railbirds said attorney Mike Liburdi is a shoo-in for chief counsel, as ...

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LAST-MINUTE CASH INFUSION FOR REAGAN

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PHOENIX, October 23 – Michelle Reagan this week has reported receiving $100,000 in large-dollar contributions, according to a pair of reports she’s filed with the secretary of state’s office. The reports of contributions of at least $1,000, which are required ...

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HALF-MILLION SPENT BACKING GARCIA IN LAST TWO WEEKS

PHOENIX, October 22 – Dem Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate David Garcia has gotten a major boost from third-party supporters, to the tune of $493,837 since Oct. 10. The brunt of the spending has been in support of Garcia, but ...

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RURAL ARIZONA STIMULUS PACKAGE

PHOENIX, October 21 – IE groups are cranking up their electioneering activities with only two weeks left before the general election. However, unlike the pitched battles of two years ago that saw nearly $3 million pumped into legislative races during the ...

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