After passing the House earlier this month, the American Health Care Act is on its way to the Senate. But first the Congressional Budget Office will review it once more. Today, the CBO releases their latest score of the legislation. It will provide updated estimates and projections of insurance over the next decade.
Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. announced on Friday that it is looking to raise $1.35 billion through a private debt offering of senior first lien notes, due in 2025. The company is also anticipating another $1 billion in funds, provided as an equity contribution from an existing investor group.
Last week, the top U.S. trade official formally notified the Congress the intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). What the American government will do is still unclear, but Mexican and Canadian authorities say they’re ready.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has a long history of supporting school choice — including school vouchers and charter schools — stemming back to her time as chair of the American Federation for Children, a school choice advocacy organization.
Gov. Doug Ducey has completed action on the remaining bills that were approved in the recently-finished legislative session. He signed 27 and vetoed 6. To learn more about a university funding measure that was approved and protection for student journalists that was vetoed, we spoke with Rachel Leingang of The Arizona Capitol Times.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.