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Dec 14, 2017

Passing comprehensive tax reform is vital for Arizona businesses, families

Our federal tax code is long overdue for a complete overhaul – it has saddled businesses with some of the world’s highest tax rates, deprived families of their earnings, and served as an obstacle to the growth of the national economy.

Nov 19, 2013

McCain sets fundraiser for possible ’16 Senate run

Sen. John McCain said last month he's considering running for a sixth term in 2016 and now the Arizona Republican is taking a step toward doing that.

Nov 5, 2013

Small cadre of attorneys share spotlight where law and politics collide

Bush v. Gore is the ultimate example of politics and law intersecting and it shows how lawyers can affect an election in a dramatic way. But in Arizona, every election cycle brings its own set of controversies to be settled in the courtroom.

Oct 30, 2013

Arizona business groups in Washington lobby for immigration reform

Arizona business leaders were in Washington to lobby the state’s congressional delegation on immigration reform Tuesday, just the latest in a string of groups trying to pressure Congress on the issue.

Mar 5, 2012

House Republicans OK texting ban – then reverse it

A majority of House Republicans today mistakenly voted to pass a bill that would outlaw texting while driving – and less than an hour later changed their votes to kill the legislation.

Dec 19, 2011

Revamp of legislative sessions proposed to get business interests more involved

Seeking some new perspective at the Capitol, a handful of politicos are looking at ways to bring more structure and efficiency to the legislative session in the hope that more people — particularly those in the business world — would be able to run for office.

Feb 21, 2011

Women in Public Policy

Which veteran lawmaker is tone-deaf? Which one would pass out campaign yo-yos if she could? One even says she eats dessert first if it is available “just in case something happens” that would prevent her from enjoying it later. The 50th Legislature, which started in January, features 31 women lawmakers, which is an increase of three over the 49th Legislature’s total of 28. While this grou[...]