Policing the FLDS towns of Colorado City and Hildale on the Utah/Arizona border could become with a new $420,000 for taxpayers.Attorney General Tom Horne's funding for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office to patrol the area is running dry, after a bill that attempts to deal with the situation in Color ... More >>
The "Marshal's Office" for the FLDS towns of Colorado City and Hildale on the Utah/Arizona border could become the reason for a new $420,000 burden on taxpayers.It turns out that Attorney General Tom Horne won't continue to use his office's funds to pay the Mohave County Sheriff's Office for extra p ... More >>
Despite all the denials, the FLDS border towns of Colorado City and Hildale on the Utah/Arizona border still aren't up to par on the American way of life.Even after recent reports of more horrific animal abuse (even more recently than we'd previously thought), and the reports that as many as 60 surv ... More >>
The Utah/Arizona border towns of Colorado City and Hildale are reportedly swarming with security cameras operated by the polygamist city's government.Reporters from the Salt Lake Tribune counted 29 cameras across the two towns, but were then told there were probably 60, operated by the Fundamentalis ... More >>
Courtesy of the conservative Western Free Press, we finally have state Representative Eddie Farnsworth's lame attempt to justify not allowing a bill that would have cracked down on pimps selling teenage prostitutes to have a hearing in the Judiciary Committee, which Farnsworth chairs.
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If more than two-thirds of the state House votes in favor of a bill that would rein in corruption in local police forces, you would anticipate that the proposed legislation at least would receive a hearing in the state Senate, wouldn't you?
-Eddie Farnsworth Blocked Hearing for Anti-Child ... More >>
Republican Representative Doris Goodale "can't explain" her opposition to the bill that was proposed to disband the "Marshal's Office" in the polygamist town of Colorado City, the bill's sponsor tells New Times.Despite county, state, and federal authorities claiming misconduct in the police force th ... More >>
For the second straight year, Republican Representative Doris Goodale strongly opposed legislation that would disband the "Marshal's Office" in the polygamist town of Colorado City, which is in her district.Despite county, state, and federal authorities claiming misconduct in the police force there, ... More >>
A neutered version of the bill that would have gotten rid of the corrupt cops in Colorado City passed the House yesterday.House Bill 2648 was approved by the House with a 52-7 vote, after one of the primary purposes -- disbanding the "Marshal's Office" in the polygamist town of Colorado City -- was ... More >>
A bill that would disband the police force in Colorado City is back again this legislative session.For whatever reasons, legislators ended up killing almost the same exact bill last session, and the allegedly corrupt "marshals" on the Utah/Arizona border -- whom Attorney General Tom Horne contends a ... More >>
State lawmakers have been trying to regulate salvia divinorum, a hallucination-inducing plant, since 2009, and it still hasn't been regulated.Now, legislators are trying once again to regulate salvia, this time banning its sale to anyone under the age of 21.See also:-2009: Salvia Targeted by Arizona ... More >>
Kudos to former Scottsdale mayoral candidate John Washington for calling out both the Arizona Republic and state Representative Michelle Ugenti on his Scottsdale Trails blog, and for introducing me to the hilarious and currently inactive parody Twitter site RubbingUGently, a wicked send-up of the Sn ... More >>
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See also: Russell & Lester Pearce's Hillbilly-Fest: David Schweikert Not Attending, Though Lester Thin ... More >>
Many Republican candidates for state and federal office would like you to believe that they want people to go to prison for selling porn, and think tipping strippers should be illegal.The lobbyists at the Center for Arizona Policy released the candidates'
answers to their questionnaires for this ye ... More >>
If you trust politicians (ha, ha), then get this -- many local Republicans believe people need to go to prison for selling porn, and tipping strippers should be illegal.The lobbyists at the Center for Arizona Policy released the candidates' answers to their questionnaires for this year's elections, ... More >>
Seems there's there's no room at the posada for former state Senate President Russell Pearce.Yesterday, I gave you a rundown of the nativist goons set to appear at Macayo's Mexican Restaurant on Central Avenue tonight for a fundraiser to benefit Pearce, a veritable who's who of anti-Mexican bigots i ... More >>
UPDATE 4:30 P.M.: Just received a call from Phoenix Union School District's community relations office. They tell me they've CANCELED Pearce's event, as they don't have the security to handle it. This just in...now (apparently) they're going to be having the event at a high-school that's 60 per ... More >>
If you're unfamiliar with "Politics on the Rocks," it's a pretty simple concept -- younger folks to the right of the political spectrum gather monthly to have some drinks and hang out with politicos.Sometimes it's headlined by establishment right-wingers, like J.D. Hayworth, but they've also feat ... More >>
Tea Party princess Michelle Ugenti has a mouth on her, that's for sure. The Republican state House Representative and former real-estate peddler was elected to represent District 8 voters in 2010, largely with the assistance of Clean Elections funding and the campaign hackery of Clean Elections ... More >>