Paul Gosar 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 McCain, Campaign Finance, and Super Pacs http://knau.org/post/mccain-campaign-finance-and-super-pacs <p>It&rsquo;s no exaggeration that big money has changed the political landscape this election year.</p><p>The Republican presidential candidates and the president himself have all turned to so-called SuperPacs which can raise unlimited amounts of money.</p><p>One of the more successful SuperPacs so far has been the one supporting Mitt Romney.</p><p>But one of the former Massachusetts Governor&rsquo;s most ardent supporters is Arizona Senator John McCain, one of the sponsors of campaign finance reform.</p><p>And he&#39;s&nbsp;not happy about the contradictions.</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 23:56:31 +0000 Matt Laslo 10890 at http://knau.org McCain, Campaign Finance, and Super Pacs Arizona Delegation Divided Over Tax Cuts http://knau.org/post/arizona-delegation-divided-over-tax-cuts <p>The Arizona Congressional delegation was divided over legislation to extend a payroll tax holiday for millions of average workers.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:03:01 +0000 Matt Laslo 9374 at http://knau.org 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