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House panel discusses SNAP program and unrealistic work requirements

House panel discusses SNAP program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and work requirements. Federal food assistance benefits don’t go far enough and efforts to prohibit able-bodied adults without dependents from getting any are probably ill-advised, witnesses told a House nutrition panel Tuesday. Recipients get between $1.40 and $1.90 per person per meal, which is probably inadequate […]

New Law Doesn’t Destroy Arizona Initiative Process But Is It Retaliation?

New Law Weakens, But Doesn’t Destroy Arizona Initiative Process — But Critics Say It’s Got to Go. Yet Berman and other critics said they don’t believe the law would have much impact. “We definitely will be able to do initiatives,” said Bill Scheel, a partner in Javelina, the “branding agency” that ran the successful minimum-wage […]

Fourth Annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day At Luke Air Force Base

  For the fourth year in a row, Luke commemorated the Tuskegee Airmen and their contributions to the Air Force and the United States. The fourth Thursday in March has become a significant date in Arizona as a day to celebrate the famed Tuskegee Airmen who helped shape the diverse culture of the United States […]

Gun-Totin’ Left-Wingers at pro-Trump Rally

We found this great article showing that the Left-wingers areis as Bad as the Right-wingers and in Arizona we have to remember that they both are armed to the teeth. Please click the link and read the whole article that Stephen Lemons wrote for Phoenix New Times. Hey, lefties with guns, that’s cool. At least, that was my […]

Last Member Of Craigslist Robbers Crew Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Craigslist Robbers For the high-end jewelry sellers on the popular online classifieds site Craigslist, it must have seemed like their ship had come in: A prospective buyer in California offered not only their asking price but would fly them into town and have a limo waiting. “The individual would think they were going to the […]

The truth about Meals on Wheels in Trump’s budget

President Trump’s first budget proposal to Congress last week specifically identified steep cuts to hundreds of domestic programs, but Meals on Wheels wasn’t one of them. The popular program — which mainly uses volunteer drivers to provide hot meals to older Americans across the country — doesn’t directly receive federal funding.   Nevertheless, Meals on Wheels […]

7 Arizona Tax Links and Record Retention Guide

7 Helpful Arizona Tax Links Tax season can be a stressful time of year. Here are some helpful resources to help you prepare and get through the process. Arizona Department of Revenue Internal Revenue Service Arizona Corporation Commission – Make payments, check refund status, license a new business, file sales tax, and payroll tax returns […]

TSA Rolls Out New Airport Pat-downs

TSA rolls out new, ‘more intimate’ airport pat-downs   The Transportation Security Administration has started using a new and more rigorous pat-down at airports, which one passenger this week likened to “groin scrutiny. ” Nico Melendez, a public affairs manager for TSA, confirmed that the new pat-down procedures are supposed to be followed as of […]

Police launch Virtual Community Block Watch Program

Phoenix Police launch Virtual Block Watch The Phoenix Police Department just launched a pilot program that takes their community block watch program digital, at least in one precinct. It’s called Virtual Block Watch and people can register here: Sgt. Lewis says they chose that area for the test run because of the still-unsolved serial shooter […]

Hope after Buckeye’s Andrew Ochoa’s Massive Stroke

Andrew Ochoa graduated last year from Verrado High in Buckeye, where he was a popular athlete. An Undiagnosed abnormal blood vessels burst Oct. 14, leading to strokes, and now he is nonverbal with few motor skills. When Andrew Ochoa and Hunter Higgins met on the seventh-grade baseball team, they were instant best friends. During their […]

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