The protracted fight for Medicaid expansion likely won’t end with Gov. Jan Brewer’s signing of the historic legislation.Read More »
U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries, but they gave no details on his condition or what was said.Read More »
Small businesses in Arizona employ 46 percent of the private-sector workforce. They are an important economic engine to the state, and to the nation. But the uncertainty in Washington makes it difficult for them to live up to the full potential that we all know small business can be. When I was voted CEO of the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), I made it a priority to engage our more than 11,000 member-companies to lead and educate them on a number of factors that are vitally important to their businesses, including the ever-changing policy and fiscal environment. But now I find myself at a loss for answers to questions about the future of the nation.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer took a noncommittal stance on immigration reform plan unveiled by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, saying she will review the plan in the coming weeks.Read More »
There were no surprises at the Arizona Democratic or Republican parties’ statutory meetings on Saturday. The Arizona Democratic Party reelected incumbent Chairman Bill Roe to a full term at the party’s helm. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republican Party got new leadership, electing businessman Robert Graham in a landslide.Read More »
In Arizona, Republicans are losing the battle over Hispanic voters.
Hispanic voter registration leans Democratic by a wide margin, and polling reinforces their support for Democratic candidates.
By a slim margin, Republicans won two House seats of the Democrat leaning Legislative District 8, where there was an infusion of cash from independent expenditure groups to reclaim the district.Read More »
Major changes in some of the biggest points of contention between Arizona and the federal government could be in the works, depending on whether Mitt Romney defeats President Obama on Nov. 6.Read More »
For those whose role can involve fundraising and who would seem to have more than a passing interest in the outcome of the presidential campaign, few of Arizona’s state and federal elected leaders had made personal campaign contributions to Mitt Romney or Barack Obama through Sept. 30.Read More »
President Barack Obama outraised Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Arizona by more than $300,000 for the second consecutive month, according to Federal Election Commission filings for September.Read More »