Important Issues in Arizona

House GOP unveils budget with trillions in cuts to Medicaid, food benefits, and more

House Republicans unveiled a budget blueprint on Tuesday that proposes trillions of dollars in federal spending reductions over the next decade, specifically targeting Medicaid and federal nutrition assistance for steep cuts.

Hospitals plead with Congress to avert $8 billion in cuts in Medicaid funding

More than 250 hospitals and health systems appealed to House and Senate leadership in a letter Thursday asking the lawmakers to avert or delay a forthcoming $8 billion cut to “America’s health care safety net.”

Sheriff Mark Lamb spirals deeper into QAnon as he ramps up run for Senate seat

Pinal County sheriff Mark Lamb who made a name for himself by refusing to enforce Covid-19 protocols is throwing his hat in the ring for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) by moving even farther to the right and embracing QAnon conspiracy theories.

Social Security trustees predict benefit cuts in 2033 without congressional action

Social Security will no longer be able to pay full benefits in 2033, a year earlier than previously expected, according to a report released Friday.

The updated projections, in the annual trustee report, mean that without action to stabilize the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund, Social Security would have enough money to pay about 77% of the total scheduled benefits.

People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties

A growing mortality gap between Republican and Democratic areas may largely stem from policy choices

Merriam-Webster Dictionary:
se·​di·​tion si-ˈdi-shən : incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority

The Republican Party does not support democracy and is escalating its efforts to end it here in America.

Here is the story that the mainstream news media and commentariat should be focusing on: The Republican Party does not support democracy and is escalating its efforts to end it here in America.

The petition argues that Republican Reps. Paul Gosar, Lauren Boebert, and Marjorie Taylor Greene "are ineligible to hold future public office" under the 14th Amendment.

The petition, with 67,000 signatures, led by Free Speech for People and MoveOn, takes aim at three Republican members of Congress in particular, citing the section of the 14th Amendment that bars from federal office anyone who has taken an oath to support the Constitution then "engaged in insurrection or rebellion."

As The 2020 Election Slipped Away, Andy Biggs And Mark Meadows Schemed To Reverse The Vote In Arizona

Based on the log, Biggs was one of Meadows’ most frequent congressional correspondents, with the pair exchanging 63 messages.
Biggs’ communications with Meadows paint a picture of two increasingly desperate men, grasping at fantastical conspiracy theories when the real votes did not produce a Trump win.