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Committee Appointed to Study Arizona’s Ambulance Industry

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 10:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

ICYMI . . . Rep. Michelle Ugenti (R-Dist. 23) STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX (March 20, 2013) – Today, the Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, Andy Tobin, established an ad hoc committee on ambulance, medical and social service transportation. Among other charges, the committee will specifically review laws, policies and procedures of the ambulance industry which include: […]

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Budgetology: Count the Basket

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 9:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Budgetology: Count The Basket SHOT: The Hill: “New Ad Promotes Flexibility In Sequestration Cuts” (Alexandra Jaffe, “New Ad Promotes Flexibility in Sequestration Cuts,” The Hill, 3/5/13) CHASER: Senate Votes To Give More Flexibility In Sequestration Cuts: “The Senate on Wednesday approved legislation to avert a government shutdown next week … The measure, approved by a 73-26 vote, keeps […]

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Babbling Joe Biden strikes again!

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 7:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

If he has accomplished nothing else, Joe Biden has managed to provide hard, empirical evidence of the bias of the liberal media.  Today, I bring you example No. 478 of Babbling Joe, proving once again that a functioning cerebrum is apparently not a part of his standard options package: [FeaturedVideo] I’m sure it will come […]

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Anything government can do, we can do better, Part 2

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 4:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Actually, it’s Part 3,597, but who’s counting? We call it Part 2 just because a couple of days ago, we posted this. Different iteration of the same problem: Government doing things it should not be doing, and private entities proving that they are better at it as soon as they are given the chance. [FeaturedVideo]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | March 21, 2013 Bill to Avert Government Shutdown Gives More Flexibility in Sequester Cuts Reuters, “The Senate on Wednesday approved legislation to avert a government shutdown next week, freeing Democrats and Republicans to spend the next few months arguing over deeply divided strategies to shrink longer-term budget deficits. The bill, which would keep […]

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Doug Ducey: Inside the Vault

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:30 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Download the Q1 2013 edition of Inside the Vault. 2013 is off to a very good start! We have a balanced budget, $2 billion in our operating account and another $450+ million in a savings account earning interest. Arizona is on firm financial footing and the Legislature is back to debating the merits of individual […]

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The Republican Party’s Problems

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 1:48 pm   /   Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Nicholas Bailey After months of carefully dissecting the ‘problems’ of the Republican Party the RNC launched a 100-page initiative and outreach program to “win the hearts” and votes of minorities, women, and youth. Really? It took months of dissecting to learn that the GOP is out of touch with minorities and youth? This program comes […]

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Clinton Made Balancing the Budget a Bipartisan Priority – Obama Can Too

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 1:10 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

[FeaturedVideo] “We’ve done it before,” says Speaker John Boehner in a new video about the Republican plan to balance the budget. “Back in the 1990s, Republicans in Congress and President Clinton made it a bipartisan priority” – and “President Obama could do the same thing.” Watch Boehner here and read his full remarks here: This […]

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The House Does Its Job and Passes a Budget . . . Again!

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 11:35 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

House Republican budget passes, 221-207 (roll call vote here). The House passed the CR, 318-109. Speaker Boehner’s Office: The People’s House Passes a Balanced Budget [FeaturedVideo] WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today called on the House of Representatives to pass a plan that improves the lives of American families by balancing the budget in […]

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