Entries by Cole Lauterbach

ASU Investigating Pro-Palestinian Protesters Disrupting A Meeting On Campus

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Editors’ Note:  We are pretty much free speech purists, even if that speech is repugnant. However, if groups break the rules pertaining to on-campus meetings or intimidate and interfere with other university functions using force and coercion, they should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.  After the BLM riots, it seems the […]

Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s Planned Speech at ASU Canceled

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A planned speech from recently-censured U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus has been canceled by the school. An ASU spokesperson told The Center Square Friday morning that Tlaib’s speech would not happen on school grounds, saying the groups organizing the event didn’t follow proper channels. “Organizers of events using ASU facilities […]

Over 100 Behavioral Treatment Centers, Sober Living Homes Accused of Medicaid Fraud

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Arizona State officials say dozens of behavioral health and sober living homes have perpetrated a years-long Medicaid fraud scheme. Gov. Katie Hobbs, Attorney General Kris Mayes, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Director Carmen Heredia, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community President Martin Harvier, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy Stone announced the findings Tuesday morning in […]

Half of Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account Students Left Public Schools, Latest Data Show

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The portion of students taking advantage of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program after previously attending a public school has dramatically shifted. According to the latest information from the Arizona Department of Education, the ESA program now has 47,200 students participating. The data, released Monday, is a marked increase from the roughly 30,000 students participating in […]

Freshman Arizona Congressman Tapped to Give State of Union Response in Spanish

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Photo credit: Alex Brandon/AP Arizona U.S. Rep. Juan Ciscomani will give America’s Spanish-speaking residents the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that the first-term congressman from Tucson would give the Republican Address to the Nation in Spanish. “His story is nothing short of inspirational: […]

Former Senate Staffer Under Hobbs Awarded $2.75 million in Race Discrimination Firing

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Editors’ Note: Although this article was published almost a year ago, it is illustrative of progressives’ hypocrisy on race and discrimination. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, currently running for Governor, demonstrates this with her discriminatory actions and the legal judgement against her while serving in the Arizona Senate as Minority Leader. It is very […]

Arizona PBS Angers State Officials After Granting Hobbs One-on-one, Dodging Debate

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Editors’ Note: If Republicans can take both Houses of Congress, and do similar things at the state level, they really need to follow through on a proposal that has been floating out there for some time, and that is to defund PBS. There is no good reason for state-run media in this country when there […]

Trump in Arizona to Push for Lake, Masters

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Former President Donald Trump plans to visit Arizona for the second time in three months. Trump, who lost Arizona’s electoral votes in his re-election bid, plans to headline a rally on Sunday, Oct. 9, at Legacy Sports Park in Mesa. In Trump’s announcement, he said the rally will be in support of “Kari Lake, Republican […]

Poll: Arizona Democrats Riding on Abortion Rights to Make Up for Poor Biden Approval

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Democrats in Arizona say they’re more interested in November’s election, with abortion laws becoming their battle cry. But, they will have to outwork President Joe Biden’s mid-term approval ratings. A recent Arizona Public Opinion Pulse poll from OH Predictive Insights found that 59% of Arizona voters think there should be limits on which abortions should […]

Hobbs Becomes First Gubernatorial Candidate In Decades to Refuse State-Sanctioned Debate Offer

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Katie Hobbs will be the first candidate for Arizona governor in decades to refuse an invitation to debate her opponent in a state commission-organized event. Hobbs, the current Democratic secretary of state, announced Sunday that she would “respectfully decline” the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission invitation to reach terms on debating her Republican opponent, former Fox 10 […]

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