Arizona House Punishes Banks That Refuse Business with Gun Firms

Arizona House of Representatives recently proposed a bill that would punish banks who refuse to work with gun firms. Banks that refuse to do business with the firearm industry will not receive contracts from government agencies. Arizona State Representative Quang Nguyen stated, “Why would [banks] not want to do business with a Second Amendment-related business?”.Continue reading “Arizona House Punishes Banks That Refuse Business with Gun Firms”

Arizona Lawmakers considering “largest local-revenue cut that has ever been proposed”

Amidst debate for a $12.4 billion state budget proposal, state lawmakers have proposed a transition to a flat-rate income tax at 2.5% statewide. The transition would occur over the next two years, and is estimated to permanently reduce state revenues by $1.5 billion annually (AZ Republic).  While the change would apply to all taxpayers inContinue reading “Arizona Lawmakers considering “largest local-revenue cut that has ever been proposed””

Arizona Republicans Speak out Against Election Audit

While the third-party security consultant “Cyber Ninjas” continue to review Arizona ballots alongside volunteer election auditors in the Wesley Bolin Building in Phoenix, some members of the Arizona GOP have become quite vocal about their disapproval and disappointment amidst the post-election spectacle. After a statement made by former President Donald Trump in which he claims,Continue reading “Arizona Republicans Speak out Against Election Audit”

COVID-19 Updates

On March 5, 2021 Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that due to a drop in COVID rates in the state, physical distancing and mask protocols will remain in place, however restaurants, gyms, theaters, water parks, bowling alleys, and bars providing dine in services are now allowed to be open to full capacity. Spring Training andContinue reading “COVID-19 Updates”

Arizona COVID-19 Update

As of January 7th, Arizona has taken its place as the number one COVID-19 hotspot in the world, based on cases per-capita. Health officials are seeing approximately 118.3 new cases for every 100,000 citizens. ICU’s have reached record capacity, with the number of hospitalizations increasing daily at a rapid rate. With this impossible challenge, health-officials are looking for leadershipContinue reading “Arizona COVID-19 Update”

Arizona Officials Rebuke Trump’s Claims of Voter Fraud

As President Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud are being debunked across the country, Arizona officials are speaking up. Following Governor Doug Ducey’s certification of Arizona’s election results indicating that Joe Biden had won the state’s Presidential election, President Trump took to Twitter claiming Ducey had betrayed the people of Arizona. Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers,Continue reading “Arizona Officials Rebuke Trump’s Claims of Voter Fraud”

Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative – Proposition 207 passed.

The Marijuana Industry is the fastest growing industry in the United States. This lucrative industry is projected to be about $37 billion in sales by 2024. In 2016, Proposition 205 attempted to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Arizona but it did not pass. Proposition 207 was then introduced to this year’s ballot.    KeyContinue reading “Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative – Proposition 207 passed.”

How Cities are Preparing for Life after November 3rd

We are two days out from Election Day, and as voters continue to drop off their ballots and prepare for the possibility of a contested election, cities are preparing for chaos. No matter the election’s outcome, there are sure to be public demonstrations like we have seen in cities across the country over the last fewContinue reading “How Cities are Preparing for Life after November 3rd”

What Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Means for Our Future

As the election draws closer, President Trump has wasted no time filling the empty seat on the Supreme Court. After the passing of the great Justice Ginsburg, the President appointed judge Amy Coney Barret to fill her spot. She is set to be confirmed by the Senate this Monday, and people are worried about this potential justicesContinue reading “What Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Means for Our Future”

Arizona’s Education System and Proposition 208

During the past few years, education became a more prevalent and forefront issue for the State of Arizona. Some may even argue that it is the most important issue. Arizona’s public education system is currently ranked as 49 out of the 50 states. There is a shortage of teachers and very limited resources. Ultimately, educationContinue reading “Arizona’s Education System and Proposition 208”

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