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Another Stellar Jobs Report, As Economy Adds 209,000 Jobs in July

Posted: August 5, 2017 at 5:34 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The U.S. economy continued a strong summer, adding 209,000 jobs in July, with the unemployment rate falling to a low of 4.3 percent, the lowest since March 2001. According to a government report released Friday, the number of employed Americans hit a new high of 153.5 million, and the employment-to-population ratio also moved up to 60.2 […]

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Intel Plans To Invest $7 Billion New AZ Factory, Creating Thousands Of New Jobs

Posted: February 8, 2017 at 1:07 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Top Stories, Videos

Intel Corporation announces Wednesday plans to invest $7 billion the development of a new Arizona semiconductor plant in Chandler, AZ. The tech firm plans to add 3,000 direct Intel jobs at an the new plant, named Fab42, and another 7,000 manufacturing jobs to support the factory, Reed Cordish, an assistant to the president for intragovernmental […]

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Obama Trumped Already – Morning in America Again?

Posted: January 24, 2017 at 3:21 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

At the time of this publication, President Donald J. Trump has not even completed his first official work week in the Oval Office.  Yet in that short time frame, the president has certainly shown more leadership and probably gotten more done already than almost all his predecessors in this short time frame.  Whether that revolves around […]

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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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How Trump’s Presidency Could Retool the Auto Industry

Posted: January 6, 2017 at 1:59 pm   /   Friends

President-elect Donald Trump’s public campaign to push U.S. companies to make their products in America is already having an impact, especially on one of his favorite targets: the auto industry. On Tuesday, Ford Motor Co., the nation’s second-largest automaker, said it will cancel a plan to build a small-car assembly plant in Mexico that Trump […]

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Producing Economic Growth At The Port Of Nogales

Posted: December 17, 2016 at 7:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

Ever heard of the Mariposa Port? The port of entry located near Nogales on the border between the United States and Mexico is a vital part of Arizona’s economy. They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” What about five billion pounds of produce? That’s how much produce moves through the Nogales port of […]

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A Labor Secretary Who Knows How to Create Jobs

Posted: December 12, 2016 at 11:25 am   /   Friends

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Andy Puzder, CEO of Carl’s Jr., the successful fast food hamburger restaurant chain, as his secretary of labor. This has set off a bit of protest by the hard left and the union bosses. How could Trump select someone who actually knows something about hiring workers and creating jobs? How dare […]

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2016: Arizona’s Year In Review

Posted: December 10, 2016 at 11:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Govenor Doug Ducey:  PHOENIX — The Governor’s Office today released its 2016 annual “Year in Review” report, highlighting Arizona’s accomplishments and successes over the past year. The report is online, and mobile friendly. Click Here To See The Report Online. Among the highlights of the report: Invested billions of new dollars in […]

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November Jobs Report Shows Continuity, Not Recovery

Posted: December 5, 2016 at 7:26 am   /   Friends

November saw very little change in the U.S. labor market, according to a new employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Employers added a net 178,000 new jobs while the unemployment rate dropped. However, unemployment fell in large measure due to a continued drop in labor force participation. The economy largely continued on […]

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