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State

Governor Ducey Invests $100 Million To Expand High-Speed Broadband

Governor Ducey today announced a $100 million commitment to expand high-speed broadband to unserved or underserved areas of the state, making it one of the single largest broadband investments in state history. The program, known as the Arizona Broadband Development Grant Program, will enable local communities to construct or improve broadband infrastructure that connects Arizonans

Politics

Jeff Weninger announces Candidacy for Arizona State Treasurer

Jeff Weninger announced Wednesday that launched his campaign to be the next State Treasurer, responsible for managing Arizona’s $23 billion investment portfolio. Weninger, who represents Chandler, Sun Lakes, and Gilbert, has a long history of serving his community. As a small business owner, restauranteur, and entrepreneur, Weninger has spent his career creating jobs and providing

Opinion

Opinion: Democrats Want To Turn IRS Into a Welfare Agency

As part of their plan to dramatically expand the cost and scope of the welfare state, President Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats want to flip the tax code on its head and turn the IRS into an agency that provides cash welfare. It will create a universal basic income that will incentivize many Americans not to work and allows

Infrastructure

Biden rebuffs GOP infrastructure offer, citing broader goals

President Joe Biden on Friday dismissed a fresh Republican infrastructure proposal that offered modestly more spending but fell short of “his objectives to grow the economy,” the White House said. His reaction cast further doubt on the two parties’ prospects for striking compromise on one of the administration’s chief legislative priorities as deadlines slip and

Employment

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Right to Work in Granite State

No state in the left-leaning, union-friendly Northeast is currently a ‘right to work’ state. New Hampshire Republicans may be about to breach that wall, and a new poll says they’ve got a majority of Granite Staters on their side. A right to work law guarantees that no person can be compelled, as a condition of

Economy

With layoffs down and spending up, US rebound gains momentum

A much-awaited economic boom coming off the pandemic recession appeared to edge closer to reality Thursday with fresh data showing the pace of layoffs dwindling, consumers spending freely and manufacturing rebounding. The latest barometers point to a U.S. economy that’s steadily regaining its health as vaccinations accelerate, business curbs are lifted in many states and

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