Caitlin Sievers

Caitlin Sievers

Caitlin joined the Arizona Mirror in 2022 with almost 10 years of experience as a reporter and editor, holding local government leaders accountable from newsrooms across the West and Midwest. She's won statewide awards in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin for reporting, photography and commentary.

Jacob Angeli Chansley, also known as the “QAnon Shaman” wears a feather headdress and face paint at Wesley Bolin Plaza in Phoenix on June 1.

‘QAnon Shaman’ looks to overturn sentence, says he never renounced QAnon 

By: - June 24, 2023

PHOENIX — Jacob Angeli Chansley, who rose to prominence as the self-described “QAnon Shaman” and became, for many, the face of the Jan. 6 insurrection, is trying to get his sentence overturned and says he never renounced QAnon or felt duped by Donald Trump. At the same time, he’s trying to make money on his […]

Laptop computer with ethernet cable forming "XXX", coming out of the back on a plain background

There is no ‘practice of filming pornography’ in Arizona schools

By: - June 3, 2023

PHOENIX — A Republican state senator is urging the Arizona governor to sign a bill that would end the “practice of filming pornography in K-12 schools,” something that is currently not allowed or encouraged at public schools in the state. Sen. Jake Hoffman, R-Queen Creek, put out a statement earlier this week asking Democratic Gov. […]

Kari Lake at a campaign event in Scottsdale, Arizona

Republicans are falsely claiming that Arizona used to know final election results on Election Day

By: - November 15, 2022

PHOENIX – Republicans in Arizona and elsewhere have insisted that the days-long tabulation of early ballots, particularly in Maricopa County, is a new phenomenon that is aimed at undercutting faith in the elections and harming GOP candidates. They’re flat wrong about the history, however: Final election results have never been available on Election Night in […]

Abortion rights protestors' signs

Phoenix votes to de-prioritize enforcement of abortion laws

By: - October 12, 2022

The Phoenix City Council voted 6-2 late Tuesday afternoon to direct its police department to make state abortion laws its lowest priority for enforcement. Voting in favor of the resolution were Mayor Kate Gallego and Vice Mayor Laura Pastor, along with council members Yassamin Ansari, Carlos Garcia, Betty Guardado and Debra Stark. Voting against were […]