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Republicans making progress on longtime goal for more local control of federal lands

Posted by   /  August 14, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Bartholomew D Sullivan | USA TODAY As the new Republican-dominated House convened in early January, anticipating the arrival of President Trump, the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee declared it time for a “paradigm shift” in how the more than 25% of the country that is owned by the federal government is managed. […]

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Sinema mulling Flake run

Posted by   /  August 11, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Kamisar | The Hill Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is eyeing a Senate bid, according to a new report, in a move that would give Democrats a top recruit in the race to unseat Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Phoenix’s KPNX-TV reports that sources familiar with Sinema’s plans have confirmed that she will run against Flake, but the […]

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Border tax idea dead, Arizona businesses elated

Posted by   /  July 30, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | The Republic Republican leadership in Congress and the White House formally gave up pushing a border adjustment tax last week, dropping one of the more divisive elements of the party’s efforts at changing tax laws. The idea, known as BAT, ran into stiff opposition from both giant retailers like Walmart […]

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Cavanaugh accused of federal violation in connection with CD1 campaign

Posted by   /  July 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Kelly Fisher | PinalCentral Congressional District 1 Republican candidate Kevin Cavanaugh may be in violation of a federal law, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. The complaint, apparently filed in late March, shortly after Cavanaugh announced his run for Congress, alleges that the former Pinal County Sheriff’s Office […]

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AG: Gowan travel spending ‘troublesome,’ not criminal

Posted by   /  July 18, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times Former Arizona House speaker David Gowan will not be charged by the attorney general despite a lengthy investigation that called reimbursements for travel and per-diem payments given to him “troublesome.” Gowan, a Republican, requested the AG investigation after the Arizona Capitol Times published a report in early 2016 […]

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Trump whips Prescott Valley crowd into a frenzy

Posted by   /  October 5, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Scott Orr | Prescott Daily Courier PRESCOTT VALLEY – While it is true that Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump does not have a “stump speech” in the traditional sense, he always hits certain points in his campaign appearances, and, in Prescott Valley on Tuesday, Oct. 4., he drove them home, to the delight […]

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Arizona goes with majority to fund government, override the president

Posted by   /  September 29, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske, senior reporter/writer | Rose Law Group Reporter The Congress on Wednesday held two key votes in the wind-down of the 2016 session. The House and Senate voted 342-85 and 72-26, respectively to pass H.R. 5325, which funds the government through Sept. 30, 2017. Republican Reps. Gosar, Franks and Schweikert voted nay on […]

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For some newspapers, endorsing Clinton means losing subscribers

Posted by   /  September 29, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  1 Comment

By Sydney Ember | The New York Tims The subscription cancellations were coming every 10 minutes. Angry readers have been calling in droves. One caller issued a death threat. “We’re feeling the weight of our history,” Phil Boas, the editorial page editor of The Arizona Republic, said in a telephone interview on Wednesday. Until it […]

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Here’s what Trump, Clinton said about housing in first debate

Posted by   /  September 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

And what they didn’t say By Kelsey Ramírez | Housing Wire The first presidential debate had barely started and already Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton lost their cool. An adult conversation was out of the question. What’s that saying? Listen 80% of the time and talk 20% of the time. This […]

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Red vs. blue states: Which has the best homes?

Posted by   /  September 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  When it comes to Republican red-voting states, Democrat blue-voting states or the swing states, who fares the best in real estate? Realtor.com®’s research team evaluated the data to see which has the biggest homes, priciest residences, and the most home owners. Priciest homes: Blue states Continued:

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