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Trump Team Right to Consider ‘Dramatic’ Cuts to Federal Budget

Posted: January 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm   /   Friends

The Hill reported Thursday that the Trump team is considering “dramatic” cuts to the federal budget, using as a baseline a report issued in 2016 by The Heritage Foundation. Predictably, the left is having an absolute meltdown. The bloggers at Slate fanned themselves with sanctimonious tweets from people who clearly hadn’t read the Heritage proposals. Meanwhile, the […]

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Study Shows Americans Flock to States With Less Burdensome Taxes

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 11:53 am   /   Friends

Migration patterns for 2016 show that Americans tended to move away from high-tax states and into states where residents keep more of what they earn. United Van Lines, the nation’s largest moving company, recently released its annual movers study report showing that South Dakota overtook Oregon as the top inbound destination. Generally, more people moved […]

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Anti-Business Policies Are the Real Reason Companies Leave

Posted: January 17, 2017 at 9:01 pm   /   Friends

President-elect Donald Trump’s threats against American companies looking to relocate in foreign countries have won favorable review from many quarters. Support comes from those alarmed about trade deficits, those who want a “level playing field,” and those who call for “free trade but fair trade,” whatever that means. Some American companies relocate in foreign lands […]

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Lemons in America Are About to Get Cheaper

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 8:36 am   /   Friends

Thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans will be making a whole lot more lemonade this year, and saving money while they’re at it. On Dec 23, the Department of Agriculture eliminated a 15-year-old ban on lemon imports from northwest Argentina, the world’s top producer of lemons. Domestic producers had long argued that Argentine […]

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Video: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State Address

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona governor announced a number of new policy proposals in this speech.

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Governor Ducey Outlines Key Policy Priorities

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 6:03 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Today, Governor Doug Ducey delivered his 2017 State of the State address. The theme of the speech is “Boundless Opportunity,” and it contains a new and exciting policy agenda focused on expanding opportunities for our state’s most vulnerable. At roughly 5,150 words, the address is significantly longer than it was in 2015, which ran 2,893 […]

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7 Ways This Senator Says Government Wastes Your Tax Dollars

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 3:59 pm   /   Friends

As Congress enters debate on a new budget, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is making sure wasteful spending remains at the forefront with a report citing examples ranging from a study of how college students party to research on whether dinosaurs could sing. Flake told The Daily Signal that he released the report, “Wastebook: PORKémon Go,” […]

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Governor Ducey Announces RedTape.AZ.Gov

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced a new program aimed at freeing Arizona’s businesses from the burden of harmful and outdated regulations standing in the way of economic growth and job creation. The website—RedTape.AZ.Gov—is a new online service that empowers Arizonans to make recommendations about how to update our state’s regulatory system. The innovative […]

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Popular New York Restaurant Shuts Its Doors, Blames ‘Suffocating’ Gov’t Regulations

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 8:46 am   /   Friends

A popular New York City restaurant is closing its doors after 25 years because of what the owners call a stifling regulatory environment that treats the restaurant as a “cash machine.” China Fun, a Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, announced its Jan. 3 closure because of increases in minimum wage and a city atmosphere that treats […]

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