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House, Senate panels forward bills to halt Glendale casino


WASHINGTON – Bills that would halt construction on a Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale passed committees in both the House and the Senate Wednesday. The Keep the Promise Act of 2015 – introduced by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale – would “prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian land in Arizona until… Read More →

A Priority For The Next Governor


Three of Arizona’s five Democrat members of Congress last week joined all four of their Republican colleagues from the state to accomplish what a similar bipartisan majority in the Arizona Legislature did earlier this year: It loaded a badly needed shot in the arm for the small-business owners who generate almost every new job in… Read More →

Arizona congressional races too close to call


Arizona’s three competitive congressional races were too close to call early Wednesday, including the Tucson-centered seat Rep. Ron Barber won in June to replace his former boss, Gabrielle Giffords. Barber saw his small lead against Republican Martha McSally in the 2nd District disappear just before midnight, with McSally taking a tiny lead. “We knew it… Read More →

Franks earns 2012 Wireless Consumer Hero Award

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The bipartisan, pro-consumer advocacy group,, awarded Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) with the 2012 Wireless Consumer Hero Award for his commitment to wireless tax relief for American consumers and businesses. Congressman Franks is one of the original sponsors of the bipartisan ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’ (H.R. 1002) and was instrumental in its passage in the… Read More →

Arizona School Choice Trust, Tax Credit Gives Students Hope

Arizona School Choice Trust

The mission of Arizona School Choice Trust is to provide hope and opportunity to Arizona’s neediest children. We need your help to continue to provide educational options to these desperate families. Corporations can be a part of our amazing success stories by participating in Arizona’s Corporate Tax Credit Program. Corporations with an Arizona corporate income… Read More →