October 5, 2021

Arizona State Legislature

Statement on Arizona State University’s Institutionalization of Racism & Neo-Segregation

State Representative Jake Hoffman along with 19 fellow legislators today issued the following statement on a highly concerning situation that recently unfolded at Arizona State University (STORY & VIDEO HERE): “It has come to light following the racially-motivated harassment of two students and their subsequent removal from one of the campus’ study facilities that ASU

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for Weeks of October 4, 2021

Arizona gas prices have risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.22/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 5.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 93.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price

Opinion

Opinion: EV Tax Credit Puts Consumers – And America – In the Driver’s Seat

President Joe Biden’s legacy-defining infrastructure and budget bills have had a rough week. But the media’s skepticism and Republican schadenfreude belie both a miscalculation of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s political savvy as well as a misunderstanding of the profound impact that Biden’s Build Back Better agenda can have on the American economy and American families for

Food Stamps

Rise in food-stamp benefits is partly undercut by end to pandemic aid

More than 900,000 Arizona food stamp recipients saw an increase in their monthly benefits starting Friday, but activists say much more needs to be done to fight food insecurity in the state. The increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits is the result of officials recalculating the Thrifty Food Plan, a federal estimate of how

Economy

Biden tells GOP to ‘get out of the way’ on debt limit

President Joe Biden on Monday urged Republican senators to “get out of the way” and let Democrats suspend the nation’s debt limit, hoping to keep the U.S. government from bumping dangerously close to a credit default as Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell refuses to lend his party’s help. Biden’s criticism came with Congress facing an

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