Progress on new bi-national drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

Progress on new bi-national drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

By Issac Windes / Cronkite News States, federal and Mexican officials hailed a bi-national agreement this fall that they said could lead to a radical shift in how the region prepares for and responds to drought. But three months later, they appear no closer to a drought contingency plan, as negotiations have pitted states and […]

Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

By Andrew Nicola / Cronkite News Naturalization applications in Arizona jumped 48 percent over the past three years, to more than 19,000 last year, a number that advocates expect will continue to rise as immigrants look for reassurance in the current political climate. The Arizona numbers reflect a national increase of 35 percent over the […]

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

By  Andrea Jaramillo Valencia / Cronkite News As a border state, Arizona plays a dual role in some of President Donald Trump’s policy proposals. It wants the border to be shielded from drug smuggling and undocumented immigration, but still be open for trade with Mexico. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican who endorsed Trump during his campaign, […]

Bill Gates to build 25,000 acre Smart City in Arizona

From Technocracy News Smart Cities are a key component of the full implementation of Technocracy, because they are an comprehensive expression of scientific social engineering. Technologies pioneered by Gates’ project will quickly weave their ways into other existing cities. ⁃ TN Editor One of Bill Gates’ investment firms has spent $80 million to kickstart the development of […]

Geronimo: From America’s most wanted to tourist attraction

Geronimo: From America’s most wanted to tourist attraction

Editor’s note: November is Native American Heritage Month. First proclaimed by President George H. W. Bush in 1990, it is an opportunity to acknowledge the histories and cultures of Native people across the U.S., highlighting the challenges they have faced, their sacrifices and their contributions. “Native Americans have influenced every stage of America’s development,” noted […]

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

By SoAzNewsX Arizona Gov, Doug Ducey will take part in a series of economic development meetings Oct. 19 – 22 in the United Kingdom to tout the economic advantages of doing business in Arizona. During the economic development trip, organized by the Arizona Commerce Authority, the governor will meet one-on-one with high-level international business leaders. In […]

Arizona ranks #8 on Kiplinger’s list of Most Tax Friendly States

Arizona ranks #8 on Kiplinger’s list of Most Tax Friendly States

By SoAzNewsX Kiplinger has released its highly anticipated rankings of the best and worst states for taxes. The list was unveiled as part of Kiplinger’s fifth annual Tax Map—available at Kiplinger.com/links/taxmap—which reveals income taxes, sales taxes, gas taxes, “sin” taxes (for products such as alcohol and tobacco) and other tax rules and exemptions across all 50 […]

Number of firearm background checks declines in Trump era

Number of firearm background checks declines in Trump era

By Alyssa Williams / Cronkite News In August 2017, Arizona saw a 12 percent decrease in gun background checks compared to August 2016. Background checks have continued to decrease since President Donald Trump has taken office. “Americans never know which way the government is going to be going,” said Frank Goff, a member of the Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club shooting […]

Arizona disaster response efforts continue following devastating hurricanes

Arizona disaster response efforts continue following devastating hurricanes

By SoAzNewsX Following hurricanes and flooding that have affected communities in Texas, Florida, and across the Gulf Coast, Governor Doug Ducey today recognized the Arizona agencies and individuals who have participated in response operations and pledged continued assistance to those in need. “From sending rescue helicopters to disaster personnel and emergency assets, Arizona has answered […]

Arizona edges to front of states eyeing blockchain technology

Arizona edges to front of states eyeing blockchain technology

By Nathan J. Fish | Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Before Arizona could be recognized as a leader in blockchain technology legislation there was one major challenge – helping lawmakers “get your head around” exactly what the technology is. “It was very difficult, you know, trying to explain to people,” said Arizona State Rep. Jeff Weninger, R-Chandler. […]

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