romance scam, generals, prison
Apr 25, 2023

Texas man involved in online romance scams gets 3 years

A Texas man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than three years in prison for his role in an online romance scam in which the identities and images of real U.S. military generals were used to cheat victims from Arizona and around the nation out of a total of $1.5 million, federal prosecutors said.

TikTok, social media, Hobbs
Apr 5, 2023

Hobbs bans TikTok from state work devices

Popular social media app TikTok has to go from devices used for official state business, Gov. Katie Hobbs said in an executive order announced on Wednesday afternoon.

groundwater, bill, Senate, Nestle
Feb 24, 2023

Mayes, lawmakers slam Saudi water deal

Officials on both sides of the aisle want to do something about the deal that’s letting a Saudi-based company pump Arizona groundwater for nothing more than the price of a cheap land lease in La Paz County.

land sales, Carbone, House committee, Saudi Arabia, Arizona, water, drought, Carbonne, Land Department, Sandoval, Biasiucci, Seaman, lawmakers,
Feb 16, 2023

House committee moves to block sale, lease of state lands to foreign governments

Arizona lawmakers are moving to block the sale and lease of state lands to foreign governments and certain foreign corporations -- but not the one that has caused the concern in the first place.

Biden, Ducey, Kelly, Apple, Taiwan Semiconductor, north Phoenix, CHIPS Act, TSMC, semiconductors, Intel, iPhones, Apple iPhones, China, Taiwan, jobs, manufacturing, chips, Phoenix
Dec 6, 2022

Ducey, Biden cheer microchip plant, TSMC announces additional investment in Phoenix

Local, state and federal officials, including President Joe Biden, as well as industry leaders, descended on North Phoenix on Tuesday for a “first tool-in" event at a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company factory that’s set to start producing microchips next year.

Afghanistan, refugee, Arizona, ASU, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Osama bin Laden, China, Kabul, immigration
Oct 4, 2022

Afghan refugees, many with uncertain immigration status, struggle with daily life

Thousands of Afghan refugees who have come to the United States to escape the Taliban over the past two decades struggle with day-to-day tasks like finding jobs, opening bank accounts and getting driver’s licenses.

Ducey, unemployment benefits, Covid pandemic
Aug 30, 2022

Ducey to focus on semiconductors in Taiwan visit

Gov. Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips that are used in everyday electronics and have become a battleground in the technology competition between the U.S. and China.

Jul 6, 2022

Trump is too polarizing to beat radical left

I hope the Democrats’ latest unethical, tax-wasting farce (Jan. 6 sitcom) to discredit a nemesis succeeds in keeping Donald Trump from running again.

Made in China manufacturing American made
Feb 4, 2022

Companies sponsoring Olympics enable China’s atrocities

As China prepares to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing recently made a stunning announcement. Any athlete speaking out “against Chinese laws and regulations” will be subject to “punishment.” Beijing claims it’s an “innocent party,” but the threat to athletes is just the latest act by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—and proves it has much […]

Jan 24, 2022

Will Biden side with America’s solar industry or China?

President Biden has a big decision coming up. U.S. tariffs on solar panel imports are set to end on February 7. The president must decide whether to keep the tariffs, or let them expire.  If the American people have any say, the president will continue the tariffs. That’s because a new poll conducted by Morning […]

Made in China manufacturing American made
Jun 14, 2021

U.S. Consumers need country-of-origin labeling on internet

Congress must fight to ensure that America’s families know exactly what they’re buying online with their hard-earned money. Both the House and Senate should support country-of-origin labeling for all e-commerce transactions. Anything less could potentially put American lives at risk.

Hayworth, prescription drugs, Congress
Feb 12, 2021

America’s dependence on China for essential medicines a growing safety threat

Over the past year, the Covid pandemic has claimed many American lives. Millions are still out of work. This is the public toll of the virus. However, the disruption caused by the pandemic now runs deeper — and threatens the safety of America’s daily drug needs.