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UofA, Raytheon partner in hypersonic capabilities

Raytheon and the University of Arizona will continue to grow our existing partnership. We have an opportunity to support research and development for technology upgrades included in the state budget. Arizona lawmakers can ensure our state is at the forefront of hypersonic research by approving our small, yet strategically critical appropriation to allow state-of-the-art wind tunnel upgrades that will ultimately increase our ability as a nation to accelerate testing.

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Reducing debt should be Obama’s top priority

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.

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