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REPORT: When States Crack Down On Illegal And Legal Immigration, Workers’ Wages And Incomes Rise

Posted: February 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The American public is largely against what is taking place with the flood of illegal immigrants entering the country through the Southern border. And a majority of the public even wants immigration levels reduced. As it turns out, another study just released found that less immigration helps wages rise in the country for immigrants already […]

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Tusayan Doubles Down on Pledge to Do What Washington Won’t

Posted: October 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics, Top Stories

Recently, Greg Bryan, the Mayor of Tusayan, Arizona, sent a letter to the Director of the National Park Service, Jonathan Jarvis, asking him to reconsider the federal governments refusal to accept state, local, and private funds to keep the Grand Canyon open. Bryan has been busy helping lead the local effort to take the Grand […]

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Thomas Grier Announces Campaign for Arizona House in Legislative District 16

Posted: June 14, 2013 at 2:15 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

“We need true conservative leaders who are willing to tackle complex issues. The time for ineffective leadership is over; it is time for legislators who are not only conservative but also capable of building successful conservative coalitions.” MESA – Arizona conservative businessman and attorney, Thomas Grier, announced today his intention to run for the Arizona House […]

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Ordinary Citizens Don’t Support Expanding Medicaid

Posted: April 25, 2013 at 9:20 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Anita Christy The governor’s plan to add more than 300,000 Arizonans to the Medicaid rolls will do nothing more than facilitate and expand Obamacare. Voters clearly expressed their will to reject implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) via Proposition 106 in 2010. If this expansion goes through, nearly one-fourth of all Arizonans will […]

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Arizonans Against the Expansion of Obamacare – Press Conference & Rally – Restoring Freedom

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 4:03 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

What: Press Conference & Rally – Restoring Freedom – Arizonans Against the Expansion of Obamacare When: Thursday, 4/25 @ 11:00 a.m. Where: AZ State Capitol (1700 West Washington) To learn more about this event or to RSVP, please visit Facebook

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AZ Illustrated Politics: State Lawmakers Talk Medicaid Expansion, Election Reform, More

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:45 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Read (watch) more here.                     Republican state Rep. Ethan Orr and Democratic state Rep. Victoria Steele (both of Tucson’s District 9) stopped by AZ Illustrated Politics to bring viewers up to speed on the legislative session. Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson joined the panel to […]

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Concerns Over Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Proposal

Posted: April 19, 2013 at 10:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

By AZ State Senator Brenda Barton Recently I have been asked by many for my thoughts on the governor’s Medicaid expansion proposal. This is a complex issue and there isn’t a simplistic or short form answer. It is my hope that your newspaper will print my thoughts to you without editorializing or editing because this […]

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Time to come to agreement on TPT reform

Posted: March 10, 2013 at 11:15 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Doug Von Gausig Mayor of Clarkdale and President of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns One of the most controversial bills in this year’s legislative session is HB2657, TPT reform. The TPT (Transaction Privilege Tax) is Arizona’s sales tax program, and it has been more than 80 years in the making. Last year, […]

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Prop 121 faces broad, bipartisan rejection

Posted: October 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The only thing that every political party in Arizona can agree on seems to be this:  that open primaries, as implemented by Prop 121, are a disaster best avoided.  Every major and minor organized political party in the state seems to have found good reasons to oppose the Open Elections, Open Government initiative. Governor Jan […]

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