TopNews3-9-23: NAZ road improvements, US troops in Syria, No Labels Party.

There’s a possibility of tens of millions in infrastructure improvements to towns and cities in NAZ if HB2543 passes. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Tim Dunn, a Republican from Yuma and has received bipartisan support and appears to be heading to Governor Hobbs desk for her signature. According to a report by the Arizona Republic Yavapai County would receive about $40 million towards projects like Old Rt. 66 improvements, Main Street paving in Cottonwood and Glassford Hill Road improvements in Prescott Valley. Coconino County would receive about $20 million for 89 flood mitigation and Lone Tree Corridor improvements.

First Lady Jill Biden gives transgender who was born male 1 of 11 “Women of Courage Awards on International Women’s Day. According to FoxNews Argentinian Alba Rueda was introduced at the ceremony as a “transgender woman who was kicked out of classrooms, barred for sitting for exams, refused job opportunities, subjected to violence, and rejected by her family. But in the face of these challenges, she worked to end violence and discrimination against the LGBTQ plus community in Argentina.”

Vote to pull US troops out of Syria fails in Congress. Late Wednesday the house voted on a resolution introduced by Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida to pull the estimated 900 US troops out of Syria. The resolution failed although it received bipartisan support with 56 Democrats and 47 Republicans voting in favor. Out of Arizona’s 9 representatives, four Republicans voted in favor, Biggs, Crane, Gosar, and Schweikert. Republicans Lesko and Ciscomani joined with Democrats Gallego, Grijalva and Stanton in voting against the measure.

“No Labels” party will appear on the 2024 ballot in Arizona. Secretary of State Fontes Tweeted out today that a new party will appear on the ballot in Arizona for state and federal races in the upcoming 2024 presidential election cycle. The No Labels party touts itself as an independent centrist party.

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