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John Acton Running for Pinal County District 2 Supervisor

My name is John R. Acton and l am running for the office of Pinal County Board OF Supervisors, District 2 , San Tan Valley. Like you, I watched our federal and local governments bankrupt our society, fiscally as well as socially. They have pushed us to the crossroads of choosing to commit to outright socialism or rolling up our American sleeves and begin the work of restoring this great nation to its former glory.  
More than two decades ago, Arizona struggled with whether to declare Martin Luther King Jr. Day a state holiday. The fight, bitter and divisive, tore at lawmakers, voters and civic leaders for six years. As the state struggled, the Rev. Warren H. Stewart...
Last week, in an effort to fulfill his promise to the voters, Pinal County Attorney, Lando Voyles requested the minimal budget increase from the Board of Supervisors. Voyles stated, “We will take mandatory prison criminals to trial before allowing them to go free on probation, as was the path of least resistance taken under the previous administration.” The main focus: hire 9 paralegals.  
FLORENCE – Pinal County Public Health is issuing a rabies advisory and urging Pinal County residents to have their animals vaccinated against the fatal disease. Last week, there was a skunk in Oracle that was confirmed to be positive for rabies. This is the third rabid animal – all skunks – found in eastern Pinal County since the beginning of the year.  The skunks were found in Oracle, Kearny and Mammoth within the past six weeks. 
by Paul Maryniak - Feb. 17, 2012 01:38 PM The Republic | As if keeping the reins on Queen Creek's fiscal struggles and its economic-development aspirations weren't enough, town Manager John Kross has taken on a new workload with national and international ramifications. Kross has stepped into the role of president of the...
Pinal County Public Works is making sand bags available for residents at the following areas (residents must need to bring their own shovels). Please call ahead to make sure our maintenance yards are open for access.
On Thursday night, Pinal County Deputy Robert Steele, 29, slammed into a pickup truck that was making an illegal U-turn U.S. 60, just outside of Gold Canyon.  The truck driver was killed on scene and the deputy was in serious condition. The patrol deputy was travelling west on U.S. 60 and struck the side of a pickup truck making an illegal U-turn on U.S. 60 near Gold Canyon, leaving the truck driver dead and the deputy with serious injuries, authorities said.
The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona* has named both San Tan Valley Chamber of Commerce member, Mountain Vista Medical Center, and St. Luke’s Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center+ in the area of Knee and Hip Replacement. 
Four one-week old Rottweiler puppies found in a Florence dumpster have been reunited with their mother and will be looking for good homes sometime soon. The saga of the newborn puppies began on Tuesday morning when a Florence resident filed a report with the Florence Police Department claiming that his adult Rottweiler and her puppies were taken from his backyard. A neighbor found the puppies later that day when he was dumping a load of garbage and heard them whimpering in a box.  The neighbor contacted the owner and turned the puppies over to him. 
For the first time in history, Republican state legislative candidates swept Pinal County. Relative newcomer and self-proclaimed "tea party" candidate Steve Smith beat incumbent Democrat Rebecca Rios for the Senate seat. The Rios family had represented Pinal County in the Legislature for 26 years. Republican Frank Pratt retained his House seat while Republican John Fillmore beat incumbent Democrat Barbara McGuire for the other House seat.
Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) spoke in Casa Grande at the groundbreaking ceremony of PhoenixMart, a 1.7-million-square-foot multi-functional wholesale, retail and convention center space. As a one-stop solution that connects worldwide buyers to competitive sellers, PhoenixMart will showcase the products of nearly 2,000 exhibitors and create approximately 9,000 jobs.  
Pinal County Environmental Health Services announced today that mosquito fogging will be conducted in the San Tan Valley/Rancho Bella Vista area.  Mosquitoes trapped during routine surveillance for West Nile virus tested positive, resulting in the need to fog the area to prevent transmission of the disease to humans. So far this year, Pinal County has had two laboratory-confirmed human cases of West Nile virus.  Fogging will take place, weather permitting, in the following areas:
Compiled by Jotina McCann ONE YEAR AGO Sept. 9, 2010 The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has already found that a stoplight is warranted at Arizona 79 and Diversion Dam Road in Florence, but has not committed any funds to install it, Town Manager Himanshu Patel told the Town Council....
Compiled by Daniel Dullum ONE YEAR AGO September 30, 2010 A live and silent auction was held in San Tan Valley to help raise funds for 7-year-old Jordyn De La Torre to wage her battle against stage 4 unfavorable Wilms cancer. Jordyn is the daughter of Poston Butte High School football coach Mike De La Torre and his wife Jennifer, a PBHS teacher....
Compiled by Daniel Dullum ONE YEAR AGO July 15, 2010 Representatives of Swaback Partners PLLC of Scottsdale held an open forum in Florence to seek public feedback to assist them as they developed plans for the North End Framework Plan....
On Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 5 a.m., the Phoenix Police Department contacted an adult female victim at the Circle K (15th Avenue and Thomas) who alleged she was kidnapped and raped in Apache Junction by a known acquaintance named Steven Lee James (age 47). According to the victim, after they left the Apache Junction residence, she was sexually assaulted multiple times at knife point in the vehicle James was driving. The victim was also forced to drive to several ATM locations in Phoenix and ordered at knife point to withdraw money so James could leave Arizona. The victim and James entered into the Circle K just before 5 a.m. so the victim could withdraw additional money from an ATM. The victim and James got into a verbal dispute and the clerk called 9-1-1. After the police were called, James fled the scene eastbound on foot leaving his knife and vehicle behind.
Michael David Huntoon Convicted in 2000 of attempted molestation of a child after he took a plea. He exposed himself to 2 six year olds and a three year old known to him and he molested a six year old.

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