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No Tax Increases, No Bailouts

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) are demanding that the tax reform bill include a trigger that automatically raises taxes in the future if tax receipts fall below projections. This is a bad idea. Raising taxes is never a good policy, but this provision also adds complexity and uncertainty to the tax code that will limit its […]

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Rep. Raul Grijalva Now “In The Eye Of The Hurricane”

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The Washington Times — “How A House Dem Accused Of Drunken Shenanigans Revealed Another Secret ‘Hush Fund’” “Rep. Raul M. Grijalva quietly arranged a “severance package” in 2015 for one of his top staffers who threatened a lawsuit claiming the Arizona Democrat was frequently drunk and created a hostile workplace environment, revealing yet another way that lawmakers […]

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Beware of Obamacare Bailout Deal

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

By Senate Conservatives Action, As you know, the Senate has included the repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate penalty in its version of the tax reform bill. This is nowhere near the full “root and branch” repeal that voters were promised, but it will provide tax relief to millions of Americans who don’t want to buy Obamacare […]

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Governor Ducey Proclaims November As Arizona Adoption Month

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 11:35 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey, PHOENIX – “Here in Arizona, giving children a healthy, safe and loving home is by far one of our most important priorities. “Many Arizonans have chosen to open their hearts and their homes to the vulnerable children who need us most. “And because of this, our state has made […]

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Arizona Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.5%; Lowest Level Since December 2007​

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey, PHOENIX — Following a month of continued economic growth, Arizona’s unemployment rate has dropped to 4.5%, its lowest level since December 2007. According to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, during October, Arizona gained 18,700 non-farm jobs. Eight of eleven sectors surveyed posted gains, including Government (1,400 jobs); Education and […]

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Governor Ducey To Feds: Time To Improve Highway Rest Stops

Posted: November 12, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX – Clear the open road! Governor Ducey is requesting that the federal government let Arizona to do what other states already do – allow public-private partnership for highway rest stops. In a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Governor Ducey asked that Arizona be exempted from an archaic federal law (23 USC 111) that […]

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Arizona Partners With Uber On Second Chance Rides Program

Posted: November 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — As part of efforts to help ex-offenders successfully re-enter society, Arizona is partnering with Uber on an “Uber for Jobs” pilot program. The initiative, which will be funded through a $5,000 donation from Uber and equal match from the state, is designed to offer former inmates rides to verified employment events such as a […]

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Tom O’Halleran Is Vulnerable In AZ01

Posted: November 11, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

  “Representative Tom O’Halleran has stated he’s voting against tax reform, and continues to vote “no” on issues key to AZ 01 residents like forest fire prevention and deregulation,” AZ GOP Communications Director Torunn Sinclair said. “It’s no wonder his constituents are unhappy with him. Republicans have momentum and great candidates in AZ 01. Plus, we don’t take money […]

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Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma SQ 794 Announces Endorsements from Homicide Support Group, DA, Sheriffs

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Homicide Support Group, DA, Sheriffs Among Latest Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma SQ 794 Endorsers Movement for equal rights for crime victims grows statewide; lands in Osage, Pittsburg Counties OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma State Question 794 today announces the formal support of the Oklahoma Homicide Survivors Support Group (OHSSG), Osage County DA, Osage […]

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