‘Expect More Arizona’ sponsors education initiative, Twitter Town Hall
Election season is back and, along with it, the opportunity to encourage candidates and voters to make education a top priority. Vote 4 Education is Expect More Arizona’s annual initiative that asks Arizonans to make education a priority when they vote. The non-partisan, statewide campaign is a part of Expect More Arizona’s advocacy efforts to provide world-class education in Arizona.
McCain’s commitment to poker is no frivolous matter
Quite a controversy was sparked last month when a photograph appeared of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) considering his online poker strategy in the midst of a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the conflict in Syria. Critics pointed out that he ought to have been paying more attention to the proceedings, but McCain’s own response, posted to twitter, was to defuse the brewing scandal and remark, ‘Worst of all I lost.’
AAA supports efforts to keep parks, monuments open with state dollars
As the nation settles into the second week of the federal shutdown, the associated closure of nearly 400 national parks and monuments across the country is turning away more than 700,000 visitors each day.
Great news for Arizona — continued innovations in health care delivery
As I transition to the next chapter in my health policy career, from Dignity Health to the CEO of St. Luke’s Health Initiatives, it is good to reflect on what has happened during the past few years, and what I believe lies ahead for us in Arizona.
Expect More Arizona sponsors education initiative, Twitter Town Hall
Election season is back and, along with it, the opportunity to encourage candidates and voters to make education a top priority. Vote 4 Education is Expect More Arizona’s annual initiative that asks Arizonans to make education a priority when they vote. The non-partisan, statewide campaign is a part of Expect More Arizona’s advocacy efforts to build a world-class education in Arizona.
New rule makes it easier for small businesses to find funding
Wouldn’t it be frustrating to have a great idea and not be allowed to talk about it?
A regulation passed in 1933 put drastic limits on how small businesses and start-ups could spread the word about their need for funding. The rules prevented them from advertising or “general solicitation,” limiting their outreach only to investors already known to them who met certain income and asset thresholds.
People are driving less, aided by technology
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
Expanding Medicaid raises many questions, provides few answers
For 12 years, when the phone call comes in the middle of the night, I respond to provide orthopedic care, to the very best of my ability, to every patient.
Kwasman: Keep the Grand Canyon Open
Washington is broken. Arizona, like other states throughout the country, is bearing the burden. The crown jewel of the National Park System, Grand Canyon National Park, is closed. The New York Times reports that trip cancellations “are pouring in,” while hotels are offering refunds, tour groups are cancelled, and restaurants find themselves without customers.
ACA ‘navigators’ should be required to get background checks
Arizona currently has no safeguards to protect the most sensitive information of those Arizonans for whom, open enrollment for the federal health exchange has already begun.
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