Shrinks 2,000,000 acres of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase Monuments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chief Defense and Interior Officer Chris Stewart (UT-02), Western Caucus Members Raúl Labrador (ID-01), Andy Biggs (AZ-05), Doug Lamborn (CO-05) and Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) issued statements following President Trump's announcement of modifications to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante Monuments:

  more...
Senate Tax Bill Will Boost Take-Home Pay, Expand the Economy

The Finance Committee tax plan will unleash economic growth. By lowering the corporate tax rate, shifting to a territorial tax system, and allowing immediate expensing, the plan encourages more investment here at home and helps keep jobs from going overseas.

The result?

Faster growth, more jobs and higher wages for Americans across the country.

In fact, top economists recently wrote to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin emphasizing that the current tax plans being debated in Congress could grow the American economy by 3 to 4 percent over the long term.

  more...
Under Finance Committee Plan, a Typical Family of Four Will See Tax Bill Drop by Nearly 60 percent

The Finance Committee tax overhaul delivers benefits directly to the working and middle class through doubling the standard deduction and the child tax credit, as well as lowering rates across the board. Take a look at the real world impact of the Senate plan:

Family of four earning $73,000

  more...
On Wednesday October 18, 2017, the President signed into law:

S. 178, the “Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act,” which establishes certain requirements for the Department of Justice with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes; and amends Federal criminal law to expand telemarketing fraud to include “email marketing” fraud;

  more...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced bipartisan legislation to review foreign investments in the United States to ensure they are in the long-term economic interests of the U.S.

Recent patterns of foreign investment in the U.S. have raised concerns that overseas competitors, including state-owned enterprises, are pursuing investments to make strategic gains in the U.S. market or to benefit their own domestic industries. No current mechanism allows the U.S. government to evaluate foreign investment for its long-term economic benefit to the U.S. The senators’ bill would require a review of certain foreign investments to determine if they are in the economic interest of the U.S., not a foreign individual or foreign government.

  more...
STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Representative David Cook (R-8) sent letters yesterday to the chairmen of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and U.S. Congressman Mike Conway (R-TX), urging them to hold a Farm Bill field hearing in Arizona.

“A field hearing in Arizona would give our agriculture producers a chance to demonstrate what’s working in federal farm policy and what needs to be remedied,” said Representative Cook.

A copy of each letter can be found here:

  more...
Search News

Arizona Free Press

Click on "Latest Threads" above
for additional articles.

Physical Address

We are in the process of additions and revisions. Your patience is appreciated.

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 677
Roosevelt, AZ 85545