November 2, 2021

Opinion

Opinion: Federal Tax Hikes Will Push Wealthy Americans Overseas

Congress has begun its year-end sprint, and the debate over raising taxes is as hot as ever. Crucial to President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion agenda is a wide range of tax penalties targeting the wealthy, broadly defined as households with incomes over $400,000 (“the usual targets”). Democrats claim the only targets are wealthy Americans, who face higher rates and closed

Social Security and You

Where to Go for Social Security Help

My wife has a little plaque hanging on the wall of her art studio. She’s a fiber artist who makes quilted landscapes and something called “temari,” which are decorative Japanese thread balls. She sells her wares in a local art gallery. If you want to see her work, just go to www.fiberartsbybecky.com. Anyway, that plaque,

State

Arizona Senate chief who led election audit retiring in 2023

The Republican who has served as president of the Arizona Senate for the past three years and oversaw an unprecedented review of 2020 election results in the state’s most populous county announced Monday she will not seek reelection in 2022. Sen. Karen Fann said in a statement that after nearly 30 years serving in local

Elections

EXPLAINER: Why voting is a top issue in Tuesday’s elections

After a year of falsehoods surrounding the 2020 presidential election, Republican-led ballot reviews and new voting rules passed by GOP lawmakers, election officials are hoping a smooth election on Tuesday will demonstrate that the system works. The off-year elections feature local contests for mayor, city council and school board in communities across the country. Voters

Climate Change

Leaders dial up doomsday warning to kick-start climate talks

World leaders turned up the heat and resorted to end-of-the-world rhetoric Monday in an attempt to bring new urgency to sputtering international climate negotiations. The metaphors were dramatic and mixed at the start of the talks, known as COP26. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described global warming as “a doomsday device” strapped to humanity. United Nations Secretary-General

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