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Senator Rand Paul Endorses Dr. Kelli Ward in Arizona Senate Race

Posted: November 1, 2017 at 12:25 pm   /   Arizona, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) officially through his support to Dr. Kelli Ward’s bid in for the Arizona Senate seat soon to be vacated by Jeff Flake. Th announcement gives the campaign an important ally in the fight to fill the seat. Most of Ward’s support has been grassroots, with mainline conservative talk show hosts like Mark […]

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Arizona’s Senator Jeff Flake Announces He Will not Seek Re-election

Posted: October 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm   /   Arizona, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

In a startling announcement, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) publicly declared Tuesday that he will not be seeking re-election in 2018. The Senator has been in the news quite a bit lately with pointed criticisms of President Trump. He penned an article—an excerpt from his book Conscience of a Conservative—in the POLITICO magazine two months ago, […]

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Arizona GOP Senators McCain and Flake Go After Trump for Pardon of Sheriff Joe

Posted: August 27, 2017 at 6:43 am   /   Arizona, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Both Arizona GOP Senators, John McCain and Jeff Flake, went after President Trump for his pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Friday. The President had promised his intentions of pardoning the embattled sheriff at his rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, despite the controversy it would cause, and followed through. Arpaio had been instructed to stop […]

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Governor Ducey’s “Infant At Work” Program Expands To DES

Posted: January 29, 2017 at 6:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — After a successful pilot program run in select offices, the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced today that it is rolling out Governor Doug Ducey’s “Infant at Work” program statewide. The program allows parents to bring newborns to work from age four weeks to six months, or until the baby is mobile. […]

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How Health Care Should Be: Direct Primary Care

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 6:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

In the third and final installment of our video series, we feature Barbara Colley and Dr. Chad Savage. Barb, a director of a non-profit dental clinic for low-income residents, was facing multiple chronic health conditions after years of being uninsured. She was relieved to receive health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, but the policy […]

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Word On The Street: Education The “Centerpiece” Of Governor Ducey’s New Budget

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey: On Friday afternoon, Governor Doug Ducey released his Executive Budget for fiscal year 2018, a fiscally responsible plan that invests in education and our state’s most vulnerable while maintaining the structural balance. The release was live-streamed online in order to increase transparency and solicit comment from the public. […]

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Video: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State Address

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona governor announced a number of new policy proposals in this speech.

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Governor Ducey Outlines Key Policy Priorities

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 6:03 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Today, Governor Doug Ducey delivered his 2017 State of the State address. The theme of the speech is “Boundless Opportunity,” and it contains a new and exciting policy agenda focused on expanding opportunities for our state’s most vulnerable. At roughly 5,150 words, the address is significantly longer than it was in 2015, which ran 2,893 […]

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Governor Ducey Announces RedTape.AZ.Gov

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced a new program aimed at freeing Arizona’s businesses from the burden of harmful and outdated regulations standing in the way of economic growth and job creation. The website—RedTape.AZ.Gov—is a new online service that empowers Arizonans to make recommendations about how to update our state’s regulatory system. The innovative […]

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