Pro-Democracy Candidate for AZ Senate
Kyle Nitschke announced his run for AZ State Senate, LD 7 as a clean election candidate for the Democratic Party, running against incumbent Republican Wendy Rogers. Press release from Nitschke campaign follows: Kyle was born and raised in Gilbert, AZ. He graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS in Political Science and BS in […]Continue reading
Wait Months for Election Results?
A note on our Senator Wendy Rogers from Arizona Agenda today: If you like waiting months to hear the results of the election, then you’ll love Senate Bill 1338, which would send Arizona back decades as far as election technology is concerned. The bill — sponsored by none other than Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers, perpetual perpetrator […]Continue reading
Rogers Raises $2.5M. Spends With Her Nephew.
Dillon Rosenblatt, a journalist with KJAZZ, reports that State Senator Wendy Rogers broke another record for Arizona legislative fundraising. In 2021, she garnered $2,500,000 to support her effort to keep her $24,000 per year job in the Legislature, raising more than any AZ GOP Gubernatorial candidate. Not surprising since she went on a nationwide grifting […]Continue reading
Arizona Will Pay for It
Arizona Agenda reports that Sen. Wendy Rogers wants Arizona instead of Mexico to pay for the border wall —at least a few expensive miles of it. After failing last year to get the legislature to spend $300 million of state funds to build a border wall, she’s upping the ante this year with her SB 1032, which would spend a […]Continue reading
Rogers and Blackman Unfit for Office
The following letter was published in the Arizona Daily Sun this week. We agree. Arizona has gained a worldwide reputation for having the nuttiest state Legislature in the U.S. We in LD6 have two of the wackiest legislators of all: Sen. Wendy Rogers and Rep. Walt Blackman. They are cartoonish figures and would be laughable […]Continue reading
Wrong-Headed Way to Reopen Economy by AZ Legislature
The Arizona legislature, dominated of course by Republicans, wants to prevent lawsuits against businesses that have ignored commonsense health guidelines during the pandemic, Lobbyists claim these restrictions are “key to Arizona’s comeback.” But if the normal disincentives for negligent behavior are removed during a pandemic, won’t that discourage people from coming out of their homes […]Continue reading
“Brace Yourselves. It is going to be a bumpy flight and the pilot, Colonel Rogers, looks like she is flying high altitudes without her oxygen mask.” That’s our LD-6 Senator-Elect whom David Gordon is blogging about. We’ve been tweeting #WendyRogersTales to highlight the far-right extremism – frankly craziness — that’s she’s been spouting the last […]Continue reading
Wendy Rogers: Wrong for AZ Senate
Legislative District 6 Deserves Better than This Republican Character and competence are on the ballot this year, a proposition applicable to all campaigns, including state and local races. However, as right-leaning Arizona Daily Independent News Network notes, Wendy Rogers, the Republican candidate for State Senate, cannot run on the issues “because she doesn’t know them.” […]Continue reading
Cory Gardner. Joni Ernst. Thom Tillis. Lindsey Graham. What do they all have in common?
They are all former state legislators. They are far-right Republicans. They are all sitting United States Senators. While we have good hope of unseating at least some of them in November, let’s look to the future and see if we can learn something about how they got there. Today’s Daily Kos makes good points in […]Continue reading
Social Security Positions Crucial in Congressional District 1
Is your calendar circled for the day your Social Security check is deposited into your bank account? Do you plan your bill paying – and retired life in general — and retired life in general — around that all-important date every month? If you answered yes, you should take a close look at the stark […]Continue reading