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AZ Eyes on DC - Happy Holidays!

December 16, 2016

Another year is nearly in the books, and what a raucous one it has been. We wish you all a very warm and holiday season, and look forward to 2017, when we'll continue to be your Eyes on DC.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Election 2016

November 14, 2016

We steered clear of the politics of the campaign, but the election of a new President, building a transition government, and the beginning of a new era in Washington, D.C. is going to be disruptive to the status quo. Managing Partner Steve Gordon offers his thoughts on the TrumpQuake and aftershocks to come.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 9

August 15, 2016

Arizona's Eyes this summer are on politics and the upcoming November election. Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report is one of the best to offer objective observations on such things, and we're pleased to bring some of his thoughts to you. As a follow up to our last issue's discussion on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), we've also provided some additional information on this and other US free trade agreements.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 8

April 29, 2016

In the second installment of our 2016 and Beyond Series, Arizona Eyes talks international trade agreements with Richard Sawaya, Vice President of the National Foreign Trade Council and Director of USA*Engage.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 7

March 10, 2016

In our first edition of 2016, Arizona Eyes on DC takes a look at the wonder that is this year's presidential campaign. Beginning a series we'll call 2016 and Beyond, Total Spectrum Partner Jim Miller lends his thoughts on current tax policy deliberations and how it may tee up possible activity after the election. Jim also provides a first peek into the tax plan proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 6

December 10, 2015

In this edition, Jim Miller provides insight on our new House Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as Congressman Kevin Brady, the new Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 5

October 13, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement was concluded last week between the United States and a number of countries - including Mexico, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. Its eventual impact could be significant for Arizona companies, so we asked Total Spectrum Partner Erik Autor to provide an in-depth analysis.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 4

September 29, 2015

​A special interview with Robert Cresanti of the International Franchise Association on the impact of the Browning-Ferris Industries decision.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 3

August 11, 2015

Congress and the President have left Washington DC during the traditional August recess. It’s an excellent time to put the events of the past 7 months in context, and to anticipate the balance of this legislative year. We’ve asked members of our Total Spectrum/Total Spectrum Arizona team to give you their concise thoughts on a few of these key issues.

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AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 2

June 20, 2015

AZ's Eyes on DC will begin a series of interviews with some of Washington's thought leaders. David Rehr is uniquely qualified to be the first interview because he has been a trend setter and thought leader both in government and in the private sector for a great number of years. Jim Miller also provides his thoughts on a path ahead for tax reform, and Ann Warner gives some insight to the ongoing wrangling over transportation legislation and funding.

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