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Opinion: Prescott Criminal Justice Center Warrants Reconsideration

This is an opinion from Donna Michaels, Candidate for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors District 3. Yavapai County Supervisors continue to advocate for an increase of 18% plus new construction cost increase in the Yavapai County portion of property owners yearly tax bill to support a $63M ($86M with debt service) dollar expansion of

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Opinion: Keep the Party Going; Why Political Conventions Matter – Counterpoint

They’re getting ready to blow up the balloons for next month’s Democratic and Republican national conventions. Ah, the balloons! The classic grand finale drop symbolizes the end of these quadrennial gatherings, much the way the Times Square ball drop is an essential part of New Year’s Eve. And that, critics point out, is what’s wrong

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Opinion: Enough Made for TV; Make Political Conventions for the Voters – Point

In America’s first century, when travel was arduous and news was mostly local, making decisions with people of other cities and states, and sharing the opinions of your neighbors back home, required a formal gathering of citizens from near and far. It’s one reason behind the creation of the Electoral College, and why political parties

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Costs and Questions Leave Voters Opposed to an Additional Jail

The most important issue facing Yavapai County property owners in the August 4th primary election is not on the ballot.  Or is it?  The County Board of Supervisors, with little public discussion, hit taxpayers with an 18% increase in their primary property tax last Summer to fund a new $86M jail complex on Prescott Lakes

Opinion: Police Unions Protect Rogue Cops

In the aftermath of the George Floyd killing, we as a nation need to ask — and answer — this question: How are we going to hold accountable rogue police in such a way that we have no more Officer Derek Chauvins — and no more of the dead civilians he and officers like him

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Opinion – Independence Day

  In a few short days America will celebrate her declaration of independence from the tyrannical rule of King George III of England. Traditionally this is a time of great rejoicing in our nation’s liberty however this year it will be greatly subdued as a direct result of the tremendous governmental overreach in the last

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