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HB2023 throws a monkey wrench into the election system

Voting ballot box isometric vector icon with paper sheet

HB2023, Arizona’s new “ballot harvesting law” is difficult and expensive to enforce, and disproportionally affects minorities. This new law doesn’t even address fraud, a problem that its sponsor, Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, noted in committee, is covered by previous legislation.

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Revolutionizing health care: How business owners are saving their companies by disrupting the status quo

Money and stethoscope to illustrate the cost of health care

Obamacare is proving to be very effective. Just not for the reasons Obama hoped it would. There is a revolution taking place among businesses all over the country. Small businesses especially are serving as “laboratories” – experimenting and innovating with new technologies and new processes – and doing away with the rules of arcane institutions that have controlled the health care industry for decades.

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Shortage avoided in 2017 due to collaborative conservation efforts

Lingering drought and demand from growing cities have lowered water levels on Lake Mead behind Hoover Dam. The U.S. Interior Department could declare a shortage on the Colorado River as early as 2017. (U.S. Geological Survey Photo)

This week the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released the news that there will not be a shortage on the Colorado River in 2017. This positive declaration can be attributed to water left behind in Lake Mead by CAP and its partners. However, Reclamation’s projection shows that without additional conservation actions, 2018 could be the first year of shortage on the Colorado River.

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