Trent Franks http://knau.org en AZ Gop Members of Congress Support Norquist's Tax Pledge http://knau.org/post/az-gop-members-congress-support-norquists-tax-pledge <p>As Democrats and Republicans struggle over how to balance the federal budget, Republicans have drawn a line in the sand. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Matt Laslo 18865 at http://knau.org AZ Gop Members of Congress Support Norquist's Tax Pledge Politicking Could Hurt Economic Recovery http://knau.org/post/politicking-could-hurt-economic-recovery <p>President Obama&nbsp;is giving Congress a &ldquo;to do&rdquo; list.</p><p>He&rsquo;s asking lawmakers to help him lower interest rates on mortgages for millions of homeowners.</p><p>And he wants to entice U-S companies with holdings overseas to invest that money here at home by ending some tax breaks they enjoy.</p><p>The president is urging Congress to pass these and three other components of the Jobs Act he introduced earlier in the year.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 01:27:07 +0000 Matt Laslo 14078 at http://knau.org Trent Franks Endorses Gingrich http://knau.org/post/trent-franks-endorses-gingrich <p>More than seventy members of Congress are backing former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, including Arizona Senator John McCain and Congressman Jeff Flake. While Gingrich has only won ten endorsements from members of Congress &ndash; half are from his home state of Georgia. But one of his most outspoken backers is Arizona Congressman Trent Franks&hellip;who is actively trying to woo his colleagues into the Gingrich camp.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:37:07 +0000 Matt Laslo 8827 at http://knau.org Trent Franks Endorses Gingrich Scheduled Pentagon Cuts Could Hurt Arizona Economy http://knau.org/post/scheduled-pentagon-cuts-could-hurt-arizona-economy <p dir="LTR"><span lang="EN">Since Congress has been struggling to come up with next year&#39;s budget, the spotlight has moved away from the work of another congressional budget committee.</span></p><p dir="LTR"><span lang="EN">A twelve-member super committee was given the task of finding more than one trillion dollars in budget cuts by last Thanksgiving. </span></p><p dir="LTR"><span lang="EN">That committee missed its deadline. </span></p><p dir="LTR"><span lang="EN">So, automatic cuts are slated to take effect. </span></p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:13:54 +0000 Matt Laslo 6212 at http://knau.org