Too much pulp, not enough substance

Democrats [do] stand together for their own policies of fair taxes across all income groups to pay for a national government that provides an equitable justice system, conservation of national resources, respect for all peoples, and excellent education in every neighborhood. Why don’t the papers report that? Read more from Harriet Young’s Letter to the […]

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Democrats Propose Funding for Infrastructure with a Better Tax Plan

#Ever since Republican’s crammed their tax bill down Americans’ throats at the end of 2017, they have been looking for ways to pay for the $1.5-$2.1 trillion dollar deficit that their new law is projected to create. House Speaker Paul Ryan has his eye on cutting Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid. Trump plans to gut […]

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Page deserves more than tourism | Letters | azdailysun.com

Replace jobs lost by closing the Navajo Generating Station with “tourism?” Really?  That’s the best solution Page’s consultant has come up with? How about jobs doing environmental cleanup from the damage caused by the plant and by uranium mining? How about replacing the coal plant with solar and wind generation? All of these options and more […]

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Made in America Week: “We’ll Get Back to You on That.”

This week the Trump administration highlights U.S. manufacturing, the latest of its theme weeks orchestrated by aides while Trump sits on the couch and tweets nonsense. On Monday, the White House held a craft show, featuring products from all 50 states. Wednesday, the President himself is scheduled to make a statement related to the theme. Meanwhile, the Trump Organization […]

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As White House promotes plan to privatize air traffic control, Democrats propose bill to protect rural air service – The Washington Post

House Democrats have a bill that would reform the FAA and its funding while keeping 30,000 FAA workers on the federal payroll. Source: As White House defends plan to privatize air traffic control, another proposal is unveiled – The Washington Post

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O’Halleran Joins 44 Other Dems in Calling for Infrastructure Bill

The New Democrat Coalition, of which Rep. Tom O’Halleran is a member, sent a letter to President Trump calling for immediate action, tied to tax reform, to deliver infrastructure spending to rural and small town America. The letter notes that the American Society of Civil Engineers rates the nation’s infrastructure as D+.  Our roads, bridges, […]

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