Maricopa County, Arizona Republican Party,presidential preference, election, GOP, Republicans,
Aug 29, 2023

Maricopa County Republican Committee wants state GOP to cancel Arizona’s usual presidential preference elections

The Maricopa County Republican Committee wants the state GOP to cancel Arizona's normal presidential preference election and instead hold its own vote -- one that would not include any mail-in balloting and would require anyone who wants to vote to show up and vote in-person on Election Day.

Apple watches, veterans, Phoenix VA, Schweikert, Kaiser
Jul 18, 2023

Schweikert must keep fighting to stop government bureaucracy, red tape from hurting veterans

In January, the International Trade Commission made a decision in a lawsuit against Apple filed by Masimo, a medical technology company, that could result in a ban on Apple Watches, and that’s a major issue for veterans here in Arizona who rely on the watches for quick and affordable access to healthcare.

workforce, jobs, rural areas, Hobbs
Jun 29, 2023

Arizona to create ‘workforce accelerators’ to train residents in rural areas for jobs

Arizona is going to create a network of sites designed to train residents in rural areas for the jobs that local employers need.

THC, Breathalyzer, Phoenix, ASU
May 3, 2023

Phoenix company creating marijuana Breathalyzer

Scientists at Phoenix-based company ElectraTect are working to create a marijuana Breathalyzer to detect recent consumption of THC — the major psychoactive component in marijuana.

Navajo Nation, Diné, university, Arizona, Utah, Navajo Technical University
Mar 27, 2023

Navajo Tech 1st among tribal universities to offer PhD

A university on the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. launched its accredited doctoral program, becoming the first among more than 30 accredited tribal colleges and universities across the country to offer such a high-level degree, in an attempt to provide more employment opportunities and impact change for Navajo communities in Arizona and two other states.

Feb 14, 2023

First lady Jill Biden visits Mesa Community College to talk college, jobs

First lady Jill Biden was met with nothing but praise and happy students Monday morning during her visit to Mesa Community College, where she applauded the city for its successful college scholarship program. Biden stopped in Mesa to vocalize again her support for Mesa College Promise, a public-private partnership commitment from the city of Mesa to all of its residents that eligible high school[...]

Ducey, free enterprise, 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.

Jan 28, 2022

Shadegg names IT experts in Senate’s continuing election audit quest

Three months after the county hired him, former Congressman John Shadegg has selected the three IT experts for his team.

Apr 1, 2021

Arizona needs new, innovative ways to produce energy

As we look ahead to the future, we must find new and innovative ways to produce the energy we need to support our growing economy and the businesses and communities that call Arizona home. Fortunately, we have legislators prioritizing the clean energy, technology and innovation sectors by focusing on policy solutions that will have a real and positive impact on Arizona’s economy, both in the sho[...]

Feb 11, 2021

Technology crucial to AZ recovery from Covid

As Arizona continues to combat the pandemic, we need to properly equip our communities with the tools they need to survive. Among these is technology. Lawmakers must remember that tech has saved small businesses, contributed millions of dollars in economic development, and put food on the table for thousands of residents. We must welcome technology as a valued partner in our recovery and recognize[...]

Jan 24, 2020

No time to relax, competitive forces fiercer than ever

We are asking for this investment from the state. We accept the assignment. And we will deliver.

Dec 26, 2019

Arizona’s electric grid has vulnerabilities, but there are solutions

Serving as the Vice Chairman of the CNA’s Military Advisory Board and having served in the U.S. Navy for 35 years, I can assure you that having reliable, accessible, sustainable, and affordable electric power is a national security imperative.