U.S Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky visited the 2018 Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau annual meeting this week in Scottsdale, Arizona. “Our crop insurance program here in the United States is the envy of countries around the world,” said Censky. At the same time, he admitted that the 2018 farm bill will be facing budget challenges. “The dollars are... Read More
Great find from Richard Winger: The Secretaries of State of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and South Carolina have filed this amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the Pennsylvania U.S. House lawsuit over partisan gerrymandering. This is the case … Continue reading ?
The Arizona secretary of state's office has certified the first candidate in the special election to replace Republican Rep. Trent Franks, and it is not one of the best-known names. … Click to Continue »
This morning the opening general session of the 2017 ARA Conference & Expo got underway. ARA President/CEO, Daren Coppock, introduced us to Anisa Hermosillo, Arizona State FFA President and Sarah Toth, State Secretary. Our keynote speaker after Anisa and Sarah spoke said he hates having to follow FFA leaders on the stage. I think you will hear why since I... Read More
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says county election officials can maintain separate voter databases but are legally required to send voter information to the secretary of state's office. Brnovich also … Click to Continue »
Arizona Republic: Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan broke the law when her office failed to mail publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters in time for the May 2016 special election, a state-appointed investigator has concluded. But, the investigator found, there is no provision in state law … Continue reading ?
An independent report released Wednesday found that the Arizona Secretary of State's office didn't commit a criminal violation when it failed to send out pamphlets for last year's special election … Click to Continue »
Political newcomer Mark Robert Gordon has filed paperwork to run for the Democratic nomination for Arizona secretary of state in the 2018 election. Gordon is an Arizona native, an elections … Click to Continue »
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan confirms that a referendum challenge to Arizona's new universal school voucher program will be submitted to voters in 2018 unless blocked by court or … Click to Continue »
Dozens of Arizona campaign committees have failed to file their required quarterly campaign-finance reports. The Arizona Republic reports (http://bit.ly/2gsV6d2 ) Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan referred 30 committees this … Click to Continue »
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan's legal team is reviewing a new request from the administration of President Donald Trump for voter registration information. Kris Kobach is vice chairman of … Click to Continue »
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has done an about-face and now says the state won't provide extensive voter registration information to the Trump administration. In a statement Monday evening, … Click to Continue »
If Gov. Doug Ducey signs legislation headed to his desk, Arizona won't see a repeat of a controversy that erupted last October after Secretary of State Michele Reagan set the … Click to Continue »
Arizona Republic: The rocky relations between Secretary of State Michele Reagan and Arizona’s county recorders continue. The flash point: Voter registration. Last fall, and again in early February, her office tapped into the voter-registration databases run by Maricopa and Pima … Continue reading ?
The future of Medicaid under Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will soon become clear when the department decides whether Kentucky and Arizona can dramatically revamp their Medicaid expansion … Click to Continue »
Republican Secretary of State Michele Reagan will have at least one primary challenger next year for Arizona's second highest office. Republican state Sen. Steve Montenegro announced Thursday that he's seeking … Click to Continue »
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting: Arizona’s 15 county recorders this week delivered a letter to Secretary of State Michele Reagan in which they said communication between their offices and hers is “in a dire state” because state Election Director Eric … Continue reading ?
The nomination of Rex Tillerson got a boost on Sunday after two influential Republican senators — John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina — offered tepid endorsements of the former Exxon Mobil chief. Rubio bridled...Show More Summary
A group of military veterans gathered in the office of Arizona Sen. John McCain on Thursday to demand that he lead a vote against confirming Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. About 10 veterans came to McCain's senate office and stood in military formation on Thursday morning. Show More Summary
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, a one-time outspoken anti-Trumper during the campaign, sent out an enthusiastic tweet Tuesday morning regarding Donald Trump's secretary of state pick, ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson. x The fact that Condi Rice, James Baker and Bob Gates are recommending Tillerson carries considerable weight. Show More Summary