The recommendations, or lack thereof, by Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Council were an inopportune fumble.
Monthly Archives: December 2016
McCain shouldn’t submarine Tillerson as secretary of state
McCain disagrees with Trump about Putin and Russia, but that’s not a reason to deny Trump the team he thinks best.
The price can be right for rooftop solar
Setting a fair and appropriate price for excess rooftop solar doesn’t have to be convoluted and complicated.
Threading the needle on legal status for Dreamers
Providing legal status for young adults brought here illegally as children requires accepting the political reality that an immigration hardliner has been elected president.
Legal duel over Tucson guns is complicated
Can cities have their own gun laws? Can the Legislature put conditions on funding?
A Ducey report card, without the cheese
Ducey has stabilized state finances but is missing an agenda for the future.
Trump right to take call from Taiwan
Trump is mostly wrong about China, but he was right to take the congratulatory call from Taiwan’s president.
Ducey disappoints in managing the politics of economic growth
Ducey is feeding the perception, through events such as the result Lucid media shindig, that government creates economic growth through favorable treatment of selected businesses and industries.
Ducey handles appointment of first Hispanic justice just right
An instructive example of what a truly pluralist society based on merit looks like.
Abolishing the Electoral College isn’t simple
Directly electing the president would require a federal takeover of elections generally.