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Growing VA wait list crisis requires bold solutions

Growing VA wait list crisis requires bold solutions

A recent New York Times article proclaimed: “One year after outrage about long waiting lists for health care shook the Department of Veterans Affairs, the agency is facing a new crisis: The number of veterans on waiting lists of one month or more is now 50 percent higher than it was during the height of last year’s problems, department officials say.” Much of the increase is attributable to escalating demand by aging Vietnam veterans and returning troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.

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APS’s measured approach to rooftop solar would benefit all electricity customers (access required)

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Jeff Guldner Jeff Guldner I appreciate Pat Quinn’s service as director of the Residential Utility Consumer’s Office (RUCO), but I was surprised by his recent description of what happened when the Arizona Corporation Commission first addressed the cost shifting resulting from rooftop solar and net metering in 2013. I was also disappointed by his characterization of the current grid access charge case.

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Planned Parenthood shows lack of consideration for humanity

Planned Parenthood shows lack of consideration for humanity

The recent revelations that came from the video posted about Planned Parenthood’s use of the donated tissues of fetuses are sickening. The notion that Planned Parenthood could be selling the tissues acquired from these abortions leaves a bad taste in the mouth. This situation should not be a partisan issue; this is not about pro-life or pro-choice. This is a humanist issue, the selling of tissues is ethically wrong.

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Dehumanizing, not ‘disappointing’

Dehumanizing, not ‘disappointing’

What has a heart, lungs, liver, kidney, thymus, but not basic human rights? According to Planned Parenthood, preborn children. Like millions of Americans, I was horrified to see a top Planned Parenthood official callously discussing the strategic dismemberment of preborn children for the possible sale of their organs.

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Policy over pizza

Policy over pizza

The funding of Arizona’s schools in a way that commits to equity and excellence is one of the most important policy conversations taking place today. Largely due to education reforms Arizona has seen over the last 20 years, we now have some of the best public schools in the country.

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