The latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act is underway on Capitol Hill, where Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with a number of members of congress to get their support for dramatic changes. We learned more from Dan Munro, author of "Casino Healthcare: The Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
Arizona has awarded two loan guarantees to the private operators of charter schools, which are considered public schools. Last year, lawmakers agreed to set aside $100 million to help privately-run charters get lower interest rates when they borrow money.
The Queen Creek Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of some its oldest learners last night. Students of the adult education program’s digital storytelling class presented to the public.
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.
Phoenix-based Cable One, the nation’s seventh-largest cable provider, is getting larger. A $735 million purchase of New Wave Communications is now complete, bringing the total customer base for the combined companies to over 1 million.
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that. While the debates around marijuana legalization continue state by state in the U.S., Mexico is just one step away from legalizing medical marijuana in the entire country.
An indictment will move forward in a case involving a real-estate company based in Phoenix. A federal judge Friday declined to dismiss charges against Brian Block, the former CFO of American Realty Capital Properties Inc., a real-estate investment trust.
During his campaign and continuing into his presidency, Trump promised dramatic policy changes and emphasized addressing conflicts with Mexico and “radical Islamic terrorists.” But the latest National Security concerns in Washington are actually coming from North Korea.