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.’Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
First Solar, one of the world’s largest producers of utility scale solar power plants announced this week that it sides with APS in their proposal to slash net metering for residential customers.Read More »