August 17, 2018

Sierra Vista Herald, Gubernatorial candidate Farley visits Landmark Cafe

SIERRA VISTA — Patrons of Sierra Vista’s Landmark Cafe got a taste of state politics along with their eggs and coffee on Saturday morning. Arizona gubernatorial candidate Steve Farley visited the popular breakfast spot during a Sierra Vista trip, where he knelt by various tables to chat with locals. Kelsi Browning, a member of his… Read more »

July 27, 2018

Arizona Capitol Times, Steve Farley: A wonk with a dream to be governor

By Carmen Forman, 7/27/18 State Sen. Steve Farley can rattle off details of the state budget until your eyes glaze over. After 12 years in the Arizona Legislature, he has transformed into a full-blown policy wonk. He loves policy so much he claims he even dreams about it. But Farley is trading in his legislative… Read more »

July 9, 2018

KJZZ, Arizona 2018 Elections: Steve Farley – Arizona Governor

As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests. Today: Steve Farley. He is running in the Democratic primary in the race for governor, and he brings with him more than a… Read more »

July 3, 2018

White Mountain Independent, Farley brings campaign to Pinetop

By Trudy Balcom, 7/3/18 PINETOP — Democrat Steve Farley has a plan. And he says he is the only Democrat who has consistently won elections with the know-how to put the plan into action. That’s what he believes will take him through the primary election against his opponents, Kelly Fryer and David Garcia, neither of… Read more »

June 14, 2018

Q&A with Democratic gubernatorial candidate, State Senator Steve Farley: “There’s nothing better than a non-stop road trip through Arizona”

By Halie Chavez, 6/14/18 CAMP VERDE — Earlier this month, Sen. Steve Farley stopped in Camp Verde to discuss his platform with the Verde Independent during his campaign in Arizona against incumbent Governor Doug Ducey. Farley has served as a democratic state senator for Arizona since 2013. He is currently the ranking member of the Senate… Read more »

May 21, 2018

Arizona Republic, Senator: Why I broke ranks with Democrats to approve Arizona’s teacher raise

Op-Ed By Steve Farley, 5/21/18 In most of my previous 11 budget debates at the Capitol, fired up on Dr. Pepper, I spoke to empty galleries and sleeping colleagues at 3:30 in the morning as I fought against education cut after education cut, corporate giveaway after corporate giveaway, year after year. Then the #RedForEd movement… Read more »

May 16, 2018

Sedona Red Rock News, State Sen. Farley aims to win governor’s seat

By Ron Eland, 5/16/18 After serving the past dozen years as a state legislator, Arizona Sen. Steve Farley now has his sights set on something even higher. Farley, a Democrat, has been touring the state for months as he spreads his message of change in hopes of being Arizona’s next governor. “When you see the… Read more »

May 3, 2018

Arizona Republic, Arizona teachers won’t soon forget this #RedforEd civics lesson

By Linda Valdez, 5/3/18 There will be a new normal after #RedForEd. It could mean long-term improvements in Arizona politics. Mind you, I wasn’t in favor of the walkout – and I’m still wary of the backlash. But magnitude of what’s happening cannot be denied. “It’s the biggest civics lesson in Arizona history,” says Democratic Sen. Steve Farley…. Read more »

April 26, 2018

CNN, Democrats set sights on turning Arizona blue after special election result

By Eric Bradner and Dan Merica, 4/26/18 (CNN) Democrats are pointing to closer-than-expected results of a House special election Tuesday as the latest evidence that this year’s midterms will cement Arizona’s status as a marquee swing state. In a West Valley district that President Donald Trump won by 21 percentage points, Democrat Hiral Tipirneni came just… Read more »

April 25, 2018

KTAR, Arizona lawmakers struggle to fund teacher raises amid statewide walkout

By KTAR, 4/25/18 PHOENIX — As educators and supporters across Arizona prepare to walk out of their classrooms on Thursday, state lawmakers were still struggling to come to a long-term, sustainable solution that would give money for teacher raises and better classroom conditions. Arizona state Sen. Steve Farley, a Democrat who represented District 28, told KTAR… Read more »