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Increasing Entrepreneurship is a Key to Lowering Poverty Rates

Posted: November 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm   /   Politics

PHOENIX, AZ—Just in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, a new report shows that states with a larger share of entrepreneurs do a better job at reducing poverty than states with fewer entrepreneurs. A new study released by the Goldwater Institute, Increasing Entrepreneurship is a Key to Lowering Poverty Rates, explores the relationship between entrepreneurs and statewide […]

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New poll shows steep uphill climb Arizona Democrats face

Posted: October 26, 2012 at 10:31 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The latest poll findings from Rasmussen make it seem like many of the Democrats’ ambitions for this year’s election in Arizona are nothing but pure fantasy. Take the U.S. Senate race, for example, which is probably the marquee race in a state that will not be competitive in the presidential election.  Self-proclaimed moderate and registered […]

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Are Arizona Schools Underfunded? New Report Says No

Posted: October 22, 2012 at 10:40 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

School Funding Dedicated to Students Never Took a Recession-Time Hit Phoenix—Ballots are hitting mailboxes this week and along with electing a President and other officeholders, Arizona voters will cast their votes on nine propositions. One of the most contentious of those, Proposition 204, would permanently raise the state’s sales tax to fund schools. The Prop 204 […]

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The Arizona Republic endorses Jeff Flake for U.S. Senate

Posted: October 18, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Jeff Flake “A Leader for These Times” October 14, 2012 The Arizona Republic Impending “fiscal cliffs.” Unprecedented national debt. Trillion-dollar annual deficits. These are the great issues of our day, like it or not. We cannot wish them away. About their resolution, the nation has two choices: We can do nothing (or too little) and […]

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Jonathan Paton releases new ad: “Words”

Posted: October 17, 2012 at 11:00 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Kirkpatrick said she wouldn’t second-guess the president, and her record reflects it Jonathan Paton released a new ad today that holds Ann Kirkpatrick accountable for supporting ObamaCare, while showering her staff and campaign aides with more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded bonuses. “Ann Kirkpatrick voted for ObamaCare and rubber-stamped the failed policies coming out of Washington […]

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Arizona Republic nails Kirkpatrick ad as completely FALSE

Posted: October 17, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The ad, which attempted to link Jonathan Paton to the Democrat-controlled Rio Nuevo Board in Tucson that wasted $230 million taxpayer dollars, was rated completely FALSE. The Fact Check was written by Rob O’Dell, whose award-winning investigations into Rio Nuevo sparked the reform effort that was actually led by Jonathan Paton. Rob O’Dell knows what he’s […]

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U.S., Arizona Chambers of Commerce Endorse Jeff Flake for U.S. Senate

Posted: October 10, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From Flake for Senate: Flake a proven leader on business issues PHOENIX – Jeff Flake today received the endorsement of two leading business advocacy organizations with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry announcing their support for Jeff Flake in the general election race for U.S. Senate. Both groups praised Flake’s record […]

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Arizona Small Business Owners: No on 204

Posted: October 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

ICYMI . . . NFIB steadfast in opposition to new, permanent sales tax increase The National Federation of Independent Business today reaffirmed its long-held and principled opposition to raising Arizona’s sales tax rate to one of the highest in the nation by joining forces with the campaign to defeat Proposition 204. “Arizona needs jobs and […]

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Jonathan Paton Calls on Ann Kirkpatrick to Repay Taxpayers for the “Kirkpatrick Kickback”

Posted: October 6, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Releases from Paton for Congress: Round of Calls Launched Asking Kirkpatrick to Refund $22,433.31 Jonathan Paton is again asking Ann Kirkpatrick to refund taxpayers the money her congressional office spent to reward her campaign staff after losing the 2010 election. After losing her election in 2010, Kirkpatrick spent over $100,000 in her final 48 hours […]

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