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Wage mandate: It will shrink the job pool (access required)

Prop. 202, the minimum wage initiative, would raise the statewide minimum wage from $5.15 to $6.75 per hour. Proponents don’t talk much about the other provisions in the proposition, which is understandable. There’s some pretty nasty stuff in the fine ...

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Raising wages: It (access required)

It’s simple. If you work 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year, you should not live in poverty…period. In Arizona, we value hard work, which is why in November, we will vote to raise the minimum wage by voting ...

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Prop. 207: Provisions are unnecessary (access required)

Proposition 207 is a Trojan Horse designed to fool Arizona’s voters into passing a dangerous measure that will undo zoning laws, freeze water management statutes and stop all manner of normal and beneficial government regulation under the guise of “protecting ...

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Reform needed to restore private landowners (access required)

In the past year, people around the country have become quite concerned about private property rights. That’s understandable. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. City of New London gave governments the green light to seize homes, lands, or ...

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Commentary (access required)

Our responsibility is to make sure that not only does the first customer have adequate water, but so does the 160,000th customer. Mohave County Supervisor Pete Byers recently wrote a Commentary for the Arizona Capitol Times that not only contained ...

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Some officials are trying to stop Mohave County (access required)

Rural Mohave County’s economic growth and resources are being coveted by the big cities to the south. To achieve their ends and quench their thirst, metro-area carpetbaggers are working to stop all economic progress in our communities. We have seen ...

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Prop. 107: A misguided Trojan horse (access required)

Proposition 107 is trumpeted as a way to protect marriage. But it is, in reality, an overlybroad, misguided Trojan Horse, that will take basic benefits away from Arizona citizens. On its face, it amends our state Constitution to prevent all ...

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