Voters will choose between political experience and business experience in District 11.
I planned to write this week about Al Melvin, the Arizona state senator and failed gubernatorial candidate who wears his “conservative Christian” label more in your face than on his sleeve.
State senator couldn't line up enough supporters to qualify for state funding.
State Senator Al Melvin is dropping out of the race for governor, conceding he doesn't have enough $5 donations to qualify for Clean Elections funding.
Having trouble coming up with required amount of $5 donations
PHOENIX — Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multistate consortium that is crafting tests for students.
Two Southern Arizona lawmakers were essentially reelected Wednesday simply by submitting several hundred signatures.
The results in the Sunnyside school board recall election were so unexpectedly lopsided that moments before the early results were posted, recall leader Richard Hernandez told me he thought only one board member would be voted out — Bobby Garcia.
Republican Scott Smith is the third Republican to file nominating petition signatures with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office this morning to run for governor.
Unlike his rivals for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said he supports outgoing Gov. Jan Brewer’s push to expand Medicaid to take advantage of the federal government’s agreement to pay most of the cost.
Two candidates for state offices - Republican Christine Jones and Democrat Terry Goddard - have filed nominating petition signatures with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office Monday morning.
State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Al Melvin (R-Tucson) sent out this tweet on Tuesday:
PHOENIX — Calling the approach and the product innovative, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to let Tesla Motors finally start selling their electric vehicles directly to Arizona consumers.
On Sen. Al Melvin’s (R-Tucson) legislative bio, there is a sentence that directs readers to www.votealmelvin.com in order to contact him.
That website is a violation of campaign ethics according to Sen. Steve Gallardo (D-Phoenix).
“It’s definitely illegal for him to utilize the state w…
The Daily Courier in Prescott has posted a story this morning about a Republican gubernatorial debate held last Friday.
The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards adopted by the National Governors Association.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate today voted to kill a bill that would have scrapped the Common Core education standards.
PHOENIX — Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin persuaded Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years ago.
Calling them a federal "dictate," Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote today to scrap the Common Core standards that the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.