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Quayle and Kyl urge voters to reject Prop. 208

In a virtual event sponsored by Total Spectrum, two statesmen with deep roots in Arizona call on voters to say “no” to Proposition 208, saying it would place Arizona as one of the highest income tax states in the nation.

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This Week in Washington - Arizona

Week of January 21, 2021

This Week in Washington - January 21, 2021 - January 21, 2021
Thanks for your interest in Washington, and welcome back to the special inauguration issue of This Week in Washington. I attended my first inaugural in 1985 and subsequently in 1989, 2001, and 2005. Inaugurals are celebrations for the winners. But for all of us, inaugurals celebrate the continued

This Week in Washington - January 7, 2021 - January 7, 2021
I knew it would be a significant week. The big event was Tuesday’s runoff elections in Georgia because they were winner-take-all, the results set to determine the shape of government and the direction of federal policy for the next two years. The other event – Wednesday’s Congressional

This Week in Washington - December 16, 2020 - December 16, 2020
The legislative year is days away from wrapping up. Erik Paulsen and I summarize the three things that must get completed – the omnibus spending bill, COVID relief, and the National Defense Authorization Act – and take a look forward to the U.S. Senate in 2021 in “Heard on the Hill.”

This Week in Washington - December 9, 2020 - December 9, 2020
The proposed COVID relief discussions have started to pick up momentum. The agreed upon top line is $908 billion, and many of the sections have also been agreed to by the negotiators. It is fair to say that funding for state and local governments and liability reform are the main sticking

This Week in Washington - December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
We are in the dog days of this Congressional session. The lame duck session which began this week is important, but just as important is the pandemic and the real prospect of safe and effective vaccines, control of the Senate and the runoff elections next month in Georgia, and an ultimate decision

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