Allen and Thorpe Get Orders from ALEC

LD-6 Senate Candidates Sylvia Allen (R) and Bob Thorpe (R) went to Texas last week to get their marching orders from ALEC. LD-6 Senator Sylvia Allen (R) and LD-6 Representative Bob Thorpe (R) went on what was likely an all-expense-paid trip to Austin, Texas for the ALEC conference at the luxury J.W. Marriott hotel, according […]

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Thorpe’s weak response to short-term rentals

On Wednesday (July 24), I attended a Sedona city hall meeting where Rep. Bob Thorpe (R-Flagstaff) answered questions from residents who feel devastated by the impacts of short-term house rentals. These rentals include everything from owner-occupants renting rooms to corporations that are buying up houses and building 6,000-foot “mini-hotels.” Most of those in the room […]

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Sylvia Allen Says She Won’t Run!

Jeremy Duda, Arizona Mirror reporter, tweeted this morning that LD-6 State Senator Sylvia Allen says she won’t run for another term, even though she’s not termed out in until 2022. This is good news for Democrat Felicia French, who has announced she’ll run for the seat after losing her AZ House bid by just a […]

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Introducing Our New LD-6 Opponent — Walt Blackman

Walt Blackman is running with our old nemesis Bob Thorpe for the two AZ House seats in LD-6. Walt is another radical Tea Party conservative just like Thorpe and incumbent LD-6 Senator Sylvia Allen, who is also running for re-election. Walt Blackman’s campaign slogan is “freedom.” Among other things, he wants ordinary Americans to be free […]

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Republicans Are About To Waste Taxpayer Money on Unconstitutional Abortion Bills — Again

We wish we could find reliable numbers for how much the Arizona Attorney General’s office has spent on legal fees trying to defend the ridiculously obviously unconstitutional abortion bills that the Arizona legislature has passed in the last decade and which Governors Brewer and Ducey signed (sometimes — occasionally, they vetoed because the bills were […]

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Bob Thorpe needs to go

Once again we read in the Daily Sun where Representative Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, is busy at work trying to protect his own interest to the detriment of the citizens he was elected to represent. Last legislative session we witnessed his attempt to prevent students from voting in the district where they spend the majority of […]

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Your View: Vote for scientific literacy

Mr. Patel, a local hotel owner, recently voiced his concern in the Daily Sun that the lack of snow is hurting his business and that the increased likelihood of forest fires in the summer will also be bad for business. Global warming, in other words, is not good for the local economy. Bob Thorpe, our […]

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Thorpe Says College Students ‘Dilute’ the Vote But What About Snowbirds?

Rep. Bob Thorpe wants to crack down on ‘temporary’ residents like left-wing college students, but not right-wing snowbirds.  Bye-bye, Bob in 2018. Source: Republican Says College Students ‘Dilute’ the Vote and He Wants to Stop Them

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CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL WORK SESSION WITH STATE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION

This is a special meeting of the Flagstaff City Council, the purpose of which is to review the City of Flagstaff’s 2017 Legislative Priorities with Flagstaff’s State Delegation, according to the official Notice of Meeting as posted on the City website.  On January 17, 2017, the City Council adopted its 2017 Intergovernmental Priorities. As part of its […]

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