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Legal Beat

Judge denies Jail Lawsuit, citing wrong court rule

In what appears to be an Order containing erroneous references to the Arizona Rules of  Civil Procedure, Pro Tem Superior Court Judge Thomas Kelly, on Wednesday, September 9th,  denied a request by resident Bill Williams, to halt construction of a controversial new county jail in Prescott. The lawsuit, based in part on the county’s alleged failure to

National

2020’s Best & Worst Places to Retire – A WalletHub Study

With retirement-age Americans at greater risk for COVID-19 and only 24 percent of workers reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Best & Worst Places to Retire. To help Americans plan for a comfortable retirement without breaking the bank,

National

1 in 3 Americans Worry About Job Security This Labor Day

In light of the financial struggles faced by workers across the U.S. and in recognition of Labor Day, WalletHub conducted a nationally representative survey, which found that nearly 1 in 3 Americans worry about job security. In addition to examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Americans’ finances, WalletHub’s survey also took stock of people’s

Legal Beat

Yavapai County, AZ, sued to stop jail construction on environmental grounds

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors were sued today to stop the construction of their jail because of  environmental concerns. An emergency motion was filed by activist investigative journalist Bill Williams, a Cronkite Journalism school graduate with decades of reporting experience who lives in Prescott Valley, AZ. A Yavapai County judge will determine a hearing date no

Opinion

Opinion: Pardon Edward Snowden? – Point/Counterpoint

Point: No, Trump Should Not Pardon Edward Snowden By Gary Schmitt | InsideSources.com Presidents were given the pardon power for two principal reasons: one, in times of crisis, a timely pardon might be in the country’s national interest and, two, when the letter of the law creates an inequity in its application. Neither situation applies to

State

Arizona Is 2020’s State with the 10th Most Underprivileged Children – WalletHub Study

With August being Child Support Awareness Month and children in need experiencing even more risk than usual due to COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children. In order to bring awareness to the condition of underprivileged children throughout the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states

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