Where Does It All Go?

Where Does It All Go?

The Fiscal Year 2018 State of Arizona Budget totals over $9.86 Billion and taxpayers are funding a lot of priorities.  The highest among them is Education.

Budget Basics
Each year, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee Staff publishes an Appropriations Report, which includes summary information on the most recently enacted budget and agency-by-agency details.  The Report reads like a book including both numbers and descriptions of what the Legislature intends to see happen with the appropriations that are authorized on behalf of the Taxpayers.  In this book, you …

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan will raise energy prices by 45%

EPA’s Clean Power Plan will raise energy prices by 45%

No this is not fear mongering, it is fact as reported by multiple sources.  The EPA has been taking comments on their new regulations and the comment period ends this weekend on November 31. The EPA “Clean Power Plan” creates the appearance of a problem to solve, then proposes a solution that will put Arizona infrastructure at risk and destroy family budgets. The EPA Clean Power plan (carbon rules) are a massive cost addition in to consumers already stressed daily living expenses.

The questionable rules will raise …

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Why Arizona Needs a Constitutional Tender Act

Why Arizona Needs a Constitutional Tender Act

It seems Governor Brewer lacked vision, while Representative Steve Smith showed a mind for advanced planning.  Brewer vetoed the Constitutional Tender Act that would have provided protection for Arizona residents who are capable of transacting business with gold and silver coins, rounds and other forms that are verifiable by content and weight.

Russia drop-kicks the US Dollar.

So, when the dollar goes lower because of mismanagement, the assault on oil and other lost opportunities by the Federal Reserve (the central bank private corporation with a government name) …

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