The Issues

Sen. Sinema’s First Bill Protects Veterans From Predatory Lending

by on July 17, 2019 0

Arizona’s senior Senator Krysten Sinema’s first bill, Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, is just one signature away from becoming law. The senator posted the following statement on her Twitter account: “Our first bill, which helps veterans achieve homeownership, PASSED the House! Now, it’s headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law.” The...

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$100 Million Grant Dependent On Voters

by on July 11, 2019 0

Phoenix has obtained a $100 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration, but whether or not they get it is dependent on voters. The grant is intended for a Phoenix light rail extension, but Phoenix will note receive the money if voters vote against it next month. The money would...

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Maricopa County Approves Voting Machine Upgrades

by on July 1, 2019 0

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently approved a contract to revamp the vote-counting system and to create an executive position. They say the position will make the process of voting run more smoothly. The budget was for $6.1 million, and it was prompted when voting machines experienced glitches at the polls and caused...

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Federal Trade Commission to crack down on robocalls

by on June 26, 2019 0

The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. The commission and law enforcement are planning to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of the crack down. It’s called “Operation Call it Quits,” and it includes two FTC commissioners with wildly different political ideals: Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, a Democrat, and Noah...

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