Obamacare has trapped States into unsustainable spending. The federal government’s low-ball provider reimbursements are causing hospitals to cost-shift shortfalls to private insurance. The federal government attacks private insurance for raising premiums to cover the government caused cost-shift. Physicians are not only dropping Medicaid and Medicare patients due to low reimbursements, Obamacare has caused an artificial shortage of physicians. Health care rationing is now in place.
Week after week the Letters to the Editors page and the local TV news are filled with writers and talking heads demanding the local LD Representatives to spend more on the issue of the day, K-12 Education, AHCCCS, Roadside Rest Stops, Parks, Higher Education, KinderCare Education, Solar Tax Credits, More Highways, Better Highways, New School [...]
The tragedy in Tucson January 8 shook Arizonans to the core, and those of us in public service here were doubly shaken, because one of the shooting victims was a friend and colleague, and it happened at an informal public gathering, something all of us have hosted at one time or another. My first thoughts [...]
For anyone who missed the WSJ Op-Ed of Wednesday, January 19, 2011, “The Utah Pension Model,” here’s a re-cap of an idea Arizona might try. Utah Senator Dan Liljenquist learned a lesson when the stock market tanked in 2008 and Utah’s state pension fund lost 22% of its assets. Suddenly in 2009, Utah faced a [...]
Republican Representative John Kavanagh filed a proposal Thursday challenging the law that gives automatic citizenship to children of illegal aliens. He’d like to bring the dispute to the courts in an effort to reduce the costs associated with granting automatic citizenship. What do you think?
“High school graduation rates increased for both Milwaukee Public Schools students and low-income city children using vouchers to attend private schools in 2008-’09, but voucher students are still more likely to graduate than their public school peers, according to data released Monday, January 24, 2011. The latest findings add a seventh year of data – [...]
Attention all County, City and Town officials and residents in Arizona: There are 40,000 inmates in the Arizona Dept of Corrections. 6,000 are available for inmate work programs. Only 1,500 are now engaged in these program, so 4,500 are available for work around the state. If every level of government in the state is using this [...]
Any practical plan for our future must include alternate energy sources and any alternate energy plan must include atomic energy. In truth, Arizona can be a very rich and prosperous state with plentiful and affordable electricity through atomic power, and we can also have plentiful and affordable water through desalination. Giving us an additional advantage [...]
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