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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 12, 2022

This Week in Washington - January 12, 2022 - January 12, 2022
About once a year I restate our vision of providing an accurate view into congressional activity, the Administration’s actions, and national politics exclusively for members of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. My perspective is as of a Republican, as is that of Congressman Erik

This Week in Washington - December 20, 2021 - December 20, 2021
Senator Joe Manchin said on yesterday’s Fox News Sunday hosted by Brett Baier that he couldn’t support President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan. His announcement was a body blow to the President’s social infrastructure proposal, and probably was a mortal blow. But the bill’s momentum had

This Week in Washington - December 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021
Patrick Robertson’s insightful article looks at one cause of President Biden’s slipping poll numbers. Congressman Erik Paulsen dives into causes of the spike in inflation, and Ramona Lessen shared a glimpse at a hearing held this week before the Senate Banking Committee on stablecoins.

This Week in Washington - December 8, 2021 - December 8, 2021
We lost Bob Dole last weekend – a giant of a man who was one of the last of the Greatest Generation. His passing brought back memories for me and so many others of working with Leader Dole, and of a different time. I have included many of these memories in my tribute to Senator Dole. Congressman

This Week in Washington - November 24, 2021 - November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Washington, D.C. has emptied out, and everyone is ready for a break. I decided that I wanted to catch up with Congressman Erik Paulsen, my Total Spectrum colleague, and my friend of 30 years. I hope you enjoy the article we called Three Egg Omelet and Crisp Bacon: A

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