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What Trump
When President Donald Trump tweeted that he’d spoken with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, asking him to raise their oil production by two million barrels per day, and that they’d agreed — it raised some eyebrows.
July 3, 2018
GCU Turns Nonprofit, More Schools May Follow
Grand Canyon University has gone back to being a non-profit, thanks to approval from its accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. The nonprofit purchased the campus and other assets from for-profit Grand Canyon Education for $875 million.
July 3, 2018
AZ Legislature Discusses Language For Ed Ballot
A committee of 14 members from the Arizona House and Senate met Thursday to finalize ballot language for the voter’s referendum of the empowerment scholarship accounts.
July 3, 2018
Route 66 Could Be In Danger Without Federal Funding
The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire on October 1, 2019, unless Congress extends it.
July 3, 2018
Advocates Accuse Citizenship And Immigration Of
The process for applying and getting U.S. Citizenship has stretched from months to years since the Trump administration took office. Arizona is no exception.
July 3, 2018
The Pulse: Do Soda Taxes Help Or Hurt The Poor?
As a growing number of cities consider their own soda taxes, the impact on low-income neighborhoods has become a topic of national debate.
July 3, 2018
The Takeaway: For Puerto Rican Evacuees, Uncertainty Looms As FEMA Prepares To End Voucher Program
There are nearly 2,000 Puerto Rican evacuees living in hotels on the mainland US after being driven from the island after Hurricane Maria made landfall last year. But the FEMA program that pays for these shelters, the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, was slated to end last Sunday.
July 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Halima Aden — The Hijab Wearing Super Model Turned Unicef Ambassador
Today the 20-year-old is an internationally known fashion model, who is on the cover of this month’s issue of Teen Vogue wearing the hijab. She’s making a name for herself, in part as a woman bringing the hijab to high fashion as never before.
July 3, 2018
How Have Fixed Index Annuities Evolved, Are Consumers Protected?
They say the earlier you decide to invest your money, the better. But, before you sign anything, you need to know exactly how your money may — or may not, perform — especially in a fixed index annuity.
July 3, 2018
Sabino Canyon Tram Halts Amid Court Fight
A popular tram service in a Coronado National Forest canyon has halted thanks to a legal dispute.
July 3, 2018
Has Arizona
One of the architects of Arizona’s medical marijuana law expects a recent ruling by the State Court of Appeals to be overturned.
July 2, 2018
Majority Of Democrats Undecided In Governor
With less than two months remaining until Arizona’s primary election, a new survey of Democratic voters shows some surprising results in the state’s gubernatorial race.
July 2, 2018
Tariffs Could Affect $266 Million In Arizona Goods
For Arizona, the United States Chamber of Commerce says that more than $266 million in the state’s exports would be threatened by the new tariffs. About 57 percent of those tariffs come from Mexico, the state's largest trade partner.
July 2, 2018
Public Cooperating With Coconino Forest Restrictions
After closures went into effect, violations have significantly decreased in the forest.
July 2, 2018
Citizens Clean Elections Commission Director: Prop 306 Too Vague
A November ballot measure known as Proposition 306 is intended to take away the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s ability to enact its own rules. A lawsuit filed last week by the commission says voters aren’t going to be told that in the election publicity pamphlet.
July 2, 2018
What Election New President Says About U.S. Relations
e winner of the election, leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador, seems to be a very different leader than the outgoing president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So does will that mean a different type of relationship with the U.S.?
July 2, 2018
Is Arizona Prepared For Another Recession?
Population growth and construction and real estate are great, so are sunshine and warm weather. But does that make a state truly competitive? Has Arizona done enough economic diversifying to be ready for the next inevitable recession?
July 2, 2018
Bipartisan Bill Would Make Puerto Rico 51st U.S. State
Puerto Rico is still in serious recovery mode following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria — and that includes a financial crisis that has only been exacerbated by the damage. Now a bill co-sponsored by 21 Republicans and 14 Democrats has been introduced in Congress to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.
July 2, 2018
GCU Announces Nonprofit Status
Since 2004, Grand Canyon University has been a for-profit university, a move in response to the crushing $20 million debt the school held. In 2016, they tried to regain the nonprofit status but were blocked.
July 2, 2018
Boas On How Liberals Could Respond To Trump Administration
The Red Hen restaurant in Virginia became the latest flashpoint for progressive frustration with President Donald Trump, as White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was told she to leave. That situation and others has many liberals concerned about how to fight back against President Trump and his policies
July 2, 2018

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