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Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sent a fundraising email for Congressional candidate Adam Kwasman on Wednesday.

April 17, 2014 8:48 amLoading…

Political stories from across the state (Tuesday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 01, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.

March 10, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Fitz: As governor, Steven Seagal promises to protect the border Kung Fu style

An open letter to the citizens of Arizona from Steven Seagal:

January 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz: Preserving the Arizona we love requires standing up for immigration reform

Undocumented men, women and children continue to trespass, and die, in our cruel desert and immigration reform proposals continue to die in Washington’s moral wasteland.

October 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

October 07, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Arpaio: Armed militias beware or be shot

PHOENIX — Tough-talking Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up “seeing 30 rounds fired” into them

August 20, 2013 7:30 pmLoading…
NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

PHOENIX — A New York man is in an Arizona jail on charges he made online threats against cable newscasters Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell because he was upset with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial.

July 25, 2013 11:54 amLoading…

Judge: Arpaio's office needs monitor

PHOENIX - A federal judge who ruled an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos delayed instituting remedies Friday to allow parties time to agree on options, but he indicated a court-appointed monitor likely would be assigned to assure the agency is complying with constitutional r…

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Group fails in bid to recall Arpaio

PHOENIX — A campaign to force a recall election against the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix failed on Thursday after recall organizers said they couldn’t collect enough voter signatures to bring the lawman to the ballot again.

May 30, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: This just in

Fitz Blog: This just in

 

May 29, 2013 10:00 amLoading…

Arpaio's office guilty of profiling, judge rules

PHOENIX - Self-professed "toughest sheriff in America" Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were guilty of racial profiling, a federal judge found Friday, before ordering a permanent halt to the practice.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

GOP defections kill bill to change recall elections

PHOENIX - A plan to revamp the state's recall laws for all future elections fell apart Thursday when some Republican senators broke party ranks.

April 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Brewer gives Food Network the scoop on scorpions

ARIZONA GOVERNOR STILL CONSUMES A SCORPION A DAY

March 25, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Potty police

If any of you suspect that Arizona is in the toilet this will confirm it.

March 20, 2013 3:30 pmLoading…

Legislature Briefs

Clean Elections

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sheriff Arpaio breaks shoulder in fall

PHOENIX (AP) — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has suffered a broken left shoulder.

February 28, 2013 5:23 pmLoading…

Activists want Mexican soccer team to boycott Arizona game

PHOENIX — Immigrant activists want the Mexican national soccer team to boycott their Jan. 30 matchup against Denmark at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

January 21, 2013 3:00 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Brewer states "State of the State"

In her fifth State of the State speech, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed expanding Arizona's Medicaid program, funding 200 more caseworkers for Child Protective Services and spending more money on public education.

January 15, 2013 9:30 amLoading…

Arpaio launches patrols outside schools

PHOENIX — The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack that left 26 people dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

January 09, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

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