October 13, 2020

Legal Beat

Barrett to face senators on health care, legal precedent

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will face senators’ questions over her approach to health care, legal precedent and even the presidential election during a second day of confirmation hearings on track to lock in a conservative court majority for years to come. The mood is likely to shift to a more confrontational tone as

Opinion

Opinions: Is COVID Recession Over? – Point/Counterpoint

Point: Resilient U.S. Economy Has Overcome the COVID-19 Recession David Ranson | InsideSources.com Though the president and first lady weren’t able to dodge the COVID-19 bullet, the U.S. economy, we now know, has adapted remarkably well to the pandemic and social distancing. As a result, the worst of the COVID-19 recession is over. Fear pushed public

National

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings begin

The Senate began its confirmation hearings this morning for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Just yesterday, the nonpartisan American Bar Association (ABA) gave Judge Barrett its highest rating of “well qualified” in a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Democrats have called the

Taxes

Deadline Coming Up for Tax Year 2019 Filing Extension

The due dates for the 2019 calendar year returns filed with extensions is almost here.  Individual income taxpayers who received a calendar year filing extension, and have not yet filed a return, have until the IRS shutdown to submit their e-filed individual income tax returns. The filing extension provides an additional six months to file the

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Prices – Week of October 12th, 2020

Arizona gas prices have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations. Gas prices in Arizona are 5.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 63.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the

Arts & Culture

Native American Film with Record-Breaking Release Has Unprecedented Return to Harkins Prescott Valley Cinema Oct. 23-30th

The success of Scottish director, Steven Lewis Simpson’s adaptation of the best-selling novel, Neither Wolf Nor Dog, defies logic—Hollywood logic that is. It was audience-financed within 18 shoot days, a tiny crew, a 95-year-old star, and a self-distributed release that started in small towns and is outperforming Hollywood blockbusters in numerous multiplexes. It has a

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