September 24, 2020

Opinion

Opinion: APS Customers – Weigh in on APS’ Request to Raise Rates (Again)

Three years have passed since the Arizona Corporation Commission had the chance to be superheroes for APS ratepayers but instead voted to approve an unjustified and unreasonable rate hike. Now APS is asking for yet another rate increase. Time to say enough is enough. APS ratepayers, this is your time to weigh in. On Friday,

Local

MATFORCE offers an abundant Fall lineup of classes and volunteer opportunities in a new way

MATFORCE, an anti-drug organization that educates and raises awareness about substance abuse issues, has a plentiful training schedule this Fall. With classes covering a diverse array of topics MATFORCE hopes to continue its legacy of providing quality trainings for community members with a slight adjustment. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations, our classes are now

State

Despite claims of pro-Prop. 208 campaign, small businesses must still pay income taxes

Confounding small business advocates and tax policy experts, Proposition 208 proponents this week trotted out a bizarre claim, saying, “it’s legally impossible for any business to be taxed under Proposition 208,” and “under Proposition 208, small business owners will not pay one cent more in additional taxes.” [source] [source] [source] Arizona small business advocates and

State

This is how voting by mail will look in Arizona in November

Nationally and in Arizona, as Nov. 3 approaches, many Arizonans still have concerns about getting their mail-in ballots returned on time – and counted. Voting by mail has become polarized, and some experts have warned that results may be delayed for weeks in presidential and local elections. Arizona is a national example: For six days

State

Movement to defund police gains urgency in Arizona

A years-old movement to reform police departments, which reentered the national debate last spring when a Minneapolis police officer dug his knee into George Floyd’s back until he couldn’t breathe, has taken root in Arizona. “No justice, no peace, defund the police!” The chant is a nationwide call to action, voiced by millions at protests,

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