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For many Arizonans, the turmoil caused by the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic last year taught us that our daily automobile commutes aren’t necessary, but that having transportation options are imperative.

By Diane E. Brown, Executive Director Arizona PIRG Education Fund April 9, 2021
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Love is in the air. And so are the doves, finches and hummingbirds. Spring brings the promise of hope, new life, fresh beginnings, green leaves and babies. Lots of them.

By Judy Bluhm April 9, 2021
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“Racism is real in America, and it has always been,” said Vice President Kamala Harris after a shooting in Atlanta left eight dead, six of them women of Asian descent.

By Steven V. Roberts March 26, 2021
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In exit polls, 53% of voters said Trump did not have the “temperament to serve as president,” and 89% of those doubters voted for Biden.

By Steven V. Roberts March 22, 2021
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So it turns out that the whole time Sleepy Joe Biden was hiding in the basement, he was working on a plan to render congressional Republicans irrelevant. Which, for the foreseeable future, they certainly are.

By Gene Lyons March 12, 2021
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During the 2020 campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised to undo President Donald Trump’s border security policies.

By Byron York March 5, 2021
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While COVID-19 has created disruption, pain and uncertainty throughout our great state, one thing remains clear: Our students’ progress toward their educational goals must continue.

March 2, 2021
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If you have high blood pressure, do not read this “Budget and Economic Outlook” from the Congressional Budget Office.

By Donald Lambro February 26, 2021
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One of them campaigned for income supplements for veterans of the American Revolution.

By David M. Shribman February 12, 2021
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Saved water is a win for farms and rivers alike, and that is why both Arizona’s farming and conservation communities have put their support behind this bill.

By Chip Norton, MY TURN February 8, 2021
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As many of you are aware, the Verde Connect project was a key issue that I addressed in my campaign for District 3 Yavapai County supervisor.

By Donna Michaels, District 3 Yavapai County Supervisor -- My Turn January 29, 2021
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I am just an average guy with a wife that has an as-yet incurable disease and has used medical cannabis for years to treat the condition.

By Jesse Dowling: MY TURN January 25, 2021
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Unlike traditional hotel/motel lodging, AutoCamp isn’t a jobs creator. The trailers are manufactured and delivered from out of state, and the lion’s share of revenue from the $300/night venture will be sent back to the AutoCamp corporate headquarters in San Francisco.

By Kurt and Janet Johnson: MY TURN January 25, 2021
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Some Democrats are claiming that they can start impeachment now, when President Trump is in office, and finish it with a Senate trial that takes place, or at least finishes, after the president has left office on Jan. 20.

By Byron York January 15, 2021
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There have been multiple American moments of great drama since World War II. Not once, until this month, have our democratic values been in jeopardy.

By David M. Shribman January 12, 2021
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Given the horrific events of Jan. 6, 2021, it is no less than the “Day in Infamy” of Dec. 7, 1941, and the Aug. 24, 1814, invasion and burning of the capitol building by British troops.

By Dave Grondin -- My Turn January 8, 2021
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With Smart and Safe, industry and activists have found common ground in cannabis to address deep divisions and imbalances between our government, laws, communities, and people, with the promise of re-creation to restore unity, heal inequalities, invigorate economics, and revitalize faith in democracy.

By Dr. William Troutt January 5, 2021
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Ah, 2021 is feeling like a breath of fresh air. So many of us are delighted to move on, yet this past year has probably made us stronger. Maybe even taught us lessons.

By Judy Bluhm December 31, 2020
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New year, new president, new prospects, new attitude.

By David M. Shribman December 31, 2020
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The promise of a “better life,” sounds pretty darn good. Perhaps our lives have become too mundane.

By Judy Bluhm December 28, 2020
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Thank you to all of those who have answered our call, even if it is tell us you cannot serve at this time. You are the reason our courts are able to function. The Yavapai County Superior Court is eternally grateful to you all.

By John Napper: MY TURN December 16, 2020
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Cottonwood – like any government – is always interested in the prospect of growing itself. The city just doesn’t want to come across as a bully in the process.

By Dan Engler December 14, 2020
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One of the more appalling moments in the recent history of the House of Representatives occurred recently in the Capitol Visitor Center. Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly news conference and said that she had changed her position on the issue of passing a coronavirus relief bill.

By Byron York December 11, 2020
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We want to encourage you, our new board of supervisors, and remind you that Verde Connect is too much money for too little benefit, with too many downsides.

By ERIC EBERHARD, Save the Middle Verde December 7, 2020
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Keep the car moving forward; if you need to turn, speed up or slow down, so be it. But the brakes are unnecessary right now.

By Prescott Daily Courier December 6, 2020

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