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Maricopa
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Porter Road traffic a hot issue for candidates

When parents are waiting to pick up their kids from the schools that sit along Porter Road, the traffic can get ugly in hurry...
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Council candidates report campaign expenditures

Only one of the four incumbent candidates for Maricopa City Council has raised funds for his reelection effort, according to first-quarter campaign finance reports. Vice...

Town Hall for City Council candidates scheduled

InMaricopa will host a Town Hall to help voters get to know the candidates wanting to represent them on the Maricopa City Council on...

Biggs: Cavanaugh is fiscal conservative in name only

By Braden Biggs Supervisor (Kevin) Cavanaugh talks a big game about being a fiscal conservative and wanting a smaller government. However, his actions and the...
Rich Vitiello

Vitiello: Results count, Maricopa

Thank you. It has been an honor and privilege in serving you, the residents of Maricopa since 2018. My family, friends and supporters know...

Biggs drops out of House race after legal challenge

The race for state House in Legislative District 16 has one less Republican candidate. Braden Biggs, 29, who resigned his seat on the Apache Junction...

Primary brings big change for campaign sign placement

They’re coming. It’s inevitable. Like a plague of locusts, campaign signs will soon invade the city, covering seemingly every square foot of available space for...
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Candidates set for city council primary race

The field of primary election candidates for Maricopa City Council is set. Four candidates – three incumbents and one challenger – filed paperwork and submitted...
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Maricopa moves to District 1 in Supervisor District realignment 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Wednesday to place Maricopa in District 1, moving the city out of District 4, where it...
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Supervisors take last round of comments on redistricting 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to review and discuss the county's redistricting process for County Supervisor district boundaries.  At the meeting,...

Less than a day allowed for public comment on districts 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will allow less than 24 hours for public input on the boundaries for the new county supervisor districts...
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Local leaders: County ignoring input on supervisor districts 

Several Maricopa city leaders say the Pinal County Supervisors are ignoring input from city leaders and citizens on the boundaries of the county’s new...

GOP candidates stepping forward for state races

The Republican slate of candidates for State Legislature to represent Maricopa is filling up less than six months shy of the August 2 primary...
Braden Biggs

Biggs to run for state house in LD 16

An Apache Junction city council member is resigning his seat to run for a spot in the Arizona Legislature in the newly reconfigured District...

County announces filing dates for school board candidates

The Pinal County School Office has made the official announcement of the dates potential candidates for school district governing boards in Pinal County may...

Public meeting, open house on Pinal County redistricting set 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation at its Tuesday meeting regarding the proposed new voter precincts. The new districts will...

Pinal redistricting meeting in Maricopa Feb. 7th

Your chance to have your say!  Every ten years after a new Census is completed providing updated population data, Pinal County is required to revise...

Maricopa moves to LD16 in new legislative map

Maricopa, the largest city in Pinal County, will anchor a new and reconfigured legislative district beginning in 2023 after the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission...
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Passage of MUSD override a boon to district

Passage of MUSD override a boon to district The narrow – and for now, unofficial – passage of Proposition 457 will benefit students and the...
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Final MUSD override election results not likely until next week

While preliminary results of the vote on the Maricopa Unified School District budget override bill show just 131 votes separating the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’...

Ballots still left to count on MUSD override

Results of the vote on the MUSD override bill will have to wait another day or two. As of Tuesday night, the 'No' votes were...
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MUSD override fate decided today

The fate of the Maricopa Unified School District’s current budget override will be decided today, as the deadline to receive ballots in the all-mail...

Redistricting may change Congressional races

Maricopa will move into a new Congressional district next year if the preliminary redistricting map put forth by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Thursday...

Pinal Supervisors select Martinez to replace Roberts in LD-11

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors selected Teresa Martinez to replace Rep. Bret Roberts in Legislative District 11 Wednesday. Roberts, who is moving to South...

Councilmember: Vote ‘yes’ for MUSD Override

By Councilmember Henry Wade The citizens of the city of Maricopa were successful in supporting the approval of the 2016 Override. The current continuation, which...

Parent: Daughter example of Override success

By Angelia Ebner My family has lived in Maricopa since 2005. We have seen tremendous growth and change. We are not only proud to be...

Manfredi: Override proved to be great investment, should continue

By Vincent Manfredi, Maricopa City Councilmember In 2016, I asked Maricopa to take a leap of faith and institute a Maintenance & Operations Override for...

Former vice mayor: Support ‘vital’ MUSD override

By Peg Chapados I support the MUSD override, and I humbly ask all Maricopans to do the same. Why? Because it’s vital for Maricopa, on...
Amber Liermann Maricopa City Councilmember

Councilmember-counselor: Override aids emotional health of students

By Councilmember Amber Liermann I have been a part of the Maricopa community for 17 years. I have enjoyed seeing the growth and development of...
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Failure to extend override could mean loss of 70 teachers, MUSD projects

Maricopa voters face a big decision Nov. 2. While the off-year election may not shape national or state policies, it could be crucial to the...