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Black lives do matter

Pedestrians walk on a Black Lives Matter mural painted in front of Trump Tower, Friday, July 10, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)

Dear Editor: When are Governor Ducey and local papers going to forcefully state Black Lives Matter? It seems like any strong support or comments that would benefit the Black community are not front page news.  Why, because a majority of ...

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International Affairs Budget imperative for helping world’s poor (access required)

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The current administration has proposed a 22 percent cut to the U.S.' development and diplomacy cuts for FY2021. I strongly want our congressional leaders including, our Governor, Doug Ducey, our Senators Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema and our district representatives to protect the budget to further global poverty reduction efforts, boost U.S. job creation and advance our national security interests.

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Don’t dismantle tech companies

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Dear Editor: With trillions of dollars being spent on buoying American small businesses, its workers, and the country’s coronavirus efforts, it is more important than ever that we prioritize how we spend our taxpayer dollars. As a lifelong conservative, I ...

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Let’s support local airports (access required)

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Dear Editor: While this global pandemic has already consumed many of our nation’s largest cities, as the May 4 guest commentary “Stepping out of the COVID19 lockdown in Arizona – when and how” highlights, what has been overlooked is the ...

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The coronavirus outbreak puts dialysis patients at risk

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While most people with COVID-19 experience mild symptoms, dialysis patients like me who have a weakened immune system are more vulnerable to serious complications from the highly contagious virus. Now more than ever, immunocompromised patients with kidney disease must have coordinated medical care to ensure they are receiving the best health care possible from all of our medical providers.

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