Tianamen Square, China, musical, democracies
Sep 15, 2023

Audacious art rising – remembering Tiananmen Square 

Only art could bring two people together from across the world, one living in Taiwan the other in Paradise Valley. We are the unlikeliest of creative couples, now surrounded by an incredible cast, director, writer and composer to bring to life, and music, one of the globe’s most important moments in the past 50 years: the stirring protests of 1989 and subsequent tragedy in Beijing’s Tiananm[...]

tourism, Arizona, Arizona Office of Tourism, Covid,
Jul 24, 2023

Post-pandemic, tourism in Arizona is starting to bounce back

With most people now seeing Covid in the rear-view mirror, tourism in Arizona is starting to come back.

guns, Hobbs, veto, gun manufacturers, gun dealers, Senate, House,
Mar 24, 2023

Arizona will open offices in Taiwan, South Korea, Hobbs says 

Arizona will open a pair of new trade offices in Asia, further cementing the state’s economic ties to the region, Gov. Katie Hobbs announced on Friday. The new outposts will be in Taipei, Taiwan and Seoul, South Korea. 

Oct 11, 2013

Facing up to Facebook comments

Barton gains nationwide notoriety for observations on Hitler, Obama

In a telephone interview with the Arizona Capitol Times, Barton stood by the comments, saying the comparison between Obama and Hitler was apt, at least in their style of leadership.

Oct 9, 2013

Barton: ‘Fuhrer’ not meant to refer to Hitler

Republican Rep. Brenda Barton issued a statement today saying she never compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler. She said her original Facebook reference to “De Fuhrer” referred to the general German term for “leader,” and not the actual official title of Hitler.

Sep 18, 2012

Brewer, staff spent nearly $32,000 on European trade trip

A trade delegation that sent Gov. Jan Brewer and two staffers to France and Germany cost nearly $32,000.

May 29, 2012

Jan Brewer: German firms ‘impressed’ by Arizona tax cuts, solar opportunities

Gov. Jan Brewer said she met with representatives of 30 technology companies in Munich that have a “keen interest” in Arizona and is hoping that a trade delegation to France and Germany will bear fruit when those companies are ready to expand into the United States.

May 22, 2012

Jan Brewer begins trade mission to Germany, France

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is leading a state delegation that will travel to Germany and France for a trade promotion trip that runs into early June.