The problem with the disposition of state trust lands isn’t sweetheart deals or political influence. It’s an Urban Lands Act process that is biased against competitive bids.
The position of mayor has become increasingly inconsequential while the city drifts in an unhealthy direction.
A Goldwater Institute report praises Arizona’s collaborative consensus approach to forest management, but it’s not getting the job done.
From forbidding the regulation of smoked weed potency to waving away consititutional spending limits, the details of Prop. 207 are concerning.
If Prop. 208 passes, Arizona K-12 education system won’t be noticeably different. Marginal gains aren’t worth the risk to Arizona’s economy.
All over the country, including Arizona, judges are changing the election rules at the last minute. That creates an explosive possibility.
Props 207 and 208 would continue an unhealthy trend of appropriating outside the general fund and the legislative process.
Hard-won gains against predatory crime are being put at risk.
McSally is right that her position on covering people with pre-existing health conditions has been unfairly distorted. But she puts the blame in the wrong place.
Criminal penalties for marijuana use should be eliminated. But the self-dealing in Prop. 207 is hard to swallow.