November 24, 2020

Local

Citizens Tax Committee to Discuss Jail Lawsuit

Against a backdrop of growing community opposition to the county government’s plan to build a new jail in Prescott,  the  Citizens Tax Committee  (CTC) will hold their annual meeting Wednesday,  November  25th,   at the Adult Center of Prescott,  starting at 1 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and will include a presentation on the status of

Opinion

Opinion: The Peer Pressure to Host Thanksgiving

Even though the CDC issued a recommendation that Americans refrain from traveling for Thanksgiving, my family doesn’t think that it applies to them. They still expect me to cook a huge bird, stock my bar and host everyone for a week in my home in coastal Montecito. I’d be willing to bet Gov. Gavin Newsom

Opinion

Opinion: Austerity Can’t Save White America

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] As America becomes less white, it will be harder for conservatives to win national elections. But race is not the only factor.

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for Thanksgiving week

Arizona gas prices have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.23/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations. Gas prices in Arizona are 0.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 66.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the

Legal Beat

AG Brnovich Leads $113 Million Multistate Settlement with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a $113 million multistate settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones. General Brnovich, along with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, led the investigation of Apple by more than 30 states. Based

Financial

Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet another daunting crisis

Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis. Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s apparent choice for treasury secretary, served on the Federal Reserve’s policymaking committee during the 2008-2009 financial crisis that nearly toppled the banking system. She became Fed chair in 2014 when the

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