Jobs & Business

Appointee with Cushy Job Thinks Unemployed Have it too Easy

by Bryna Koch Tucson Republican Raking In Almost $3,000/Week ‘Concerned’ About Temporary Extra $600/Week Going to Unemployed Arizonans Former Republican candidate for the house seat in Congressional District 2 and appointed Commissioner for the Arizona Corporation Commission, Lea Marquez Peterson, seems to hold the same disdain for working families as other prominent politicians.  During a …

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Southern AZ Small Businesses Stiffed While Big Companies Rake It In

The news hit that a majority of the funds meant for small businesses went to many publicly traded companies worth hundreds of millions (see table 1. below) and included some larger chains restaurants and hotels, who were allowed to apply as locations and subsidiaries. The GOP including our own Senator, Martha McSally, blamed banks but the loophole was the result of provisions included in the package after some heavy lobbying by the restaurant and hotel industries.

Lea Marquez Peterson’s business experiences don’t add up to her campaign promises

by Marion Chubon as appeared in Tucson Sentinel Lea Marquez Peterson wants you to believe that her experience as a champion of small business makes her the best choice in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District. Marquez Peterson is the Republican nominee to succeed Martha McSally. Her main platform in a split district that went for Hillary …

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healthcare

Fact-check: McSally on the Tax Bill

Fact-check: McSally on the Tax Bill Nov 5, 2017 On the same day House Republicans unveiled their new tax cut proposal, Martha McSally indicated her enthusiastic support, both in an official statement and a flurry of tweets.   How enthusiastic? Unlike with the health care bill, she managed to refrain from using f-bombs. But it’s …

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internet privacy

McSally Dodges On Internet Privacy

McSally Dodges On Internet Privacy Aug 9, 2017 It’s a challenge to get Rep. Martha McSally to answer questions about where she stands on important issues. But when we do get an answer, and it turns out to be no answer at all, then its easy to understand Southern Arizona voters’ growing frustration with her. …

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