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  • Solving Latino Educational Gap is critical for Arizona

    Hispanic students today represent nearly 42 percent of total enrollment in our K-12 system. By 2035, the U.S Census estimates that a majority of Arizona will be Hispanic. Yet Hispanic students are less likely than the general population to enroll in either college or graduate school. While 50 percent of…

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  • An untapped asset – PAG

    A few of you may have heard of PAG… if not, it is Pima Association of Governments, our region's metropolitan planning organization. It's an entity you should learn more about. Millions of state and federal dollars flow through PAG and fund short- and long-range transportation projects throughout Pima County. In…

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  • Politics – The Camel With Its Nose In The Tent?

    Over at Larry Sabato's newsletter, Alan I. Abramowitz and Steven Webster of Emory University write of the rise of “negative partisanship.” Here is the most interesting sentence: Over the past several decades, partisan identities in the United States have become increasingly aligned with other salient social, cultural, and political divisions…

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  • Henry Cisneros – Rebecca Costa

    Henry Cisneros – Rebecca Costa

    Henry Gabriel Cisneros is an American politician and businessman. Cisneros worked as the 10th Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the administration of President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997. As HUD Secretary, Cisneros was credited with initiating the revitalization of many public housing developments and with formulating…

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  • Finding The Middle

    Karl Rove is in the WSJ today asking if social issues are hurting Republicans. He concludes that the GOP is the home of social issue is the home of social issue conservatives, and without them the party will be too weak to be effective, so he says this: Yet the…

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  • Anatomy Of A Power Grab

    As a part of my professional life I need to stay on top of things in “OSHA world.” For the Cleveland Browns fans out there “OSHA” is the government acronym for “Occupational Safety and Health Administration.” It is that government agency charged with keeping our workplaces safe. Because I try…

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