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Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
In a scary new venture, Rush Limbaugh has announced publication of a children’s history book, “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims,” intended to correct what he and his fellow troglodytes consider historical distortions in currently used school books. Having bamboozled millions of angry, racist old white men, Limbaugh is expanding his propaganda victims. According to Limbaugh, children shouldn’t be taught about our broken Indian treaties; our former dictator-propping foreign policy; and similarly unpleasant historical facts.
The Phoenix City Council approved the recommendations from the committee to end pension spiking on Thursday morning by a slim margin, but several council members said the recommendations did not go far enough to actually end pension spiking.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
The Public Policy Committee met Friday afternoon to hear a brief discussion about the Maintenance and Operations Override, which voters will be asked to either approve or decline in the upcoming November election.
Arizona State University President Michael Crow will help lead a committee charged with developing a national agenda for public research intensive universities. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) announced the creation of the Committee of Research Intensive Public Universities to advise the association on key initiatives and policies. The APLU is an organization that represents a wide range of American universities and their common interests. APLU is engaged in several activities of great interest to research intensive public universities. APLU will obtain the committee’s view on projects of particular interest to research-intensive public universities and the committee is expected to be of substantive value and stimulate APLU engagement on issues of importance to research-intensive public universities.
Abortion foes are making a late-session push to allow health inspectors to inspect clinics without a warrant.
Editor’s note: This is part two of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
What do United States Congressman David Schweikert, State Senate Majority Leader John McComish, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCicco, Kedrick Ellison of the Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department, Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Shauer, Tempe Union High School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Baca, and Pangea Development have in common?
Now that the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway expansion has been released, local environmentalists are planning to use the 90-day comment period to tear it apart.
A judge on Thursday threw out charges of violating campaign finance laws against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
Moving forward in reviewing the district’s policy on sex education in its high schools, the Tempe Union High School District is looking for parents and residents to participate in a committee for instruction.
While spring has sprung, here in the Valley it is beginning to feel more like summer. And with 100-degree days around the corner, many of us are beginning to think about where we will take refuge from the heat and how high our electric bills will climb.
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
State lawmakers took the first steps Monday to what some hope will be outlawing the "isolation rooms'' used by some schools to deal with problem students.
State lawmakers are moving to ensure that your Facebook password is none of your boss's business.
State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to shoring up the state's overburdened Child Protective Services system.
The Pension Reform Campaign Committee will provide information on the comprehensive pension reform for Phoenix and Proposition 201 during the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee meeting on Friday, Feb. 1 at noon at Dignity Health Urgent Care Community Room, 4545 E. Chandler Blvd.
Since 2007, I have been a guest commentator for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. During those 5-plus years, I have been one of the voices in the Greater Phoenix Metro to “carry the water” for progressive thought.
At three public meetings this week anti-freeway demonstrators spoke out about the possible Loop 202 extension through South Mountain, citing environmental and cultural impacts the freeway would have on the surrounding area.
Parting ways with her own Republican Party, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday proposed expanding Arizona’s Medicaid program to take advantage of the federal Affordable Care Act.
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East Valley chambers of commerce will be watching for bills related to unemployment benefits burden of proof, initiative reform, sales tax reform, the budget, and the federal health care system during the 2013 legislative session, according to the Dorn Policy Group.
Developers could soon lose a tax credit they now can get for donating land for public schools.