Stories tagged: "blackman"


The Copper Courier Voter Guide: Arizona’s Sixth Legislative District

As part of our efforts to help voters feel informed as the November election approaches, we're creating an overview of local races throughout the state.

Ted Olsen, of Phoenix, looks to place an American flag at a makeshift memorial in honor of the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain at McCain's office Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Phoenix. McCain, the war hero who became the GOP's standard-bearer in the 2008 election, died at the age of 81, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Veterans’ Response to Trump’s ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ Comments

State lawmaker and veteran Rep. Walt Blackman has spent several hours discussing policy online but has avoided commenting on Trump's remarks.

With Democrats eyeing November pickups they hope will give them control of the Arizona Legislature for the first time in decades, business interests are pumping cash into their primaries. But the biggest knock-down, drag-out primary fight pits two sitting lawmakers in a Republican north Phoenix district battling for the soul of the GOP base. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Republican’s Majority in the State House Could Hinge on These Three Districts

Here are three races that could end the Republican trifecta over Arizona’s state government.

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The Backlash to Rep. Blackman’s Attacks on George Floyd Is Growing

Prominent justice reform groups have cut ties with Rep.Walt Blackman over his vocal opinion of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter.