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

• Grijalva skips Nogales Border Patrol placement center tour, cites rejection of entourage azstarnet.com

• Fact Check: What was Rep. Kirkpatrick's response to VA scandal? azcentral.com

• Is Arizona's dual-track voting system a good idea? azcentral.com

• Notes: Arpaio endorses Horne azcentral.com

• Chavez vs. Chavez: Battle over name change begins Tuesday azcentral.com

Contact reporter Joe Ferguson at jferguson@azstarnet.com or 573-4346. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFerguson