Category: Fort Mohave

U.S. National Debt Now Stands at $1.1 Million per Taxpayer 

New figures released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury reveal that the total national debt has surpassed $17 trillion, up from the $10.6 trillion it was back in 2009.  “These new figures are staggering,” Supervisor Buster Johnson stated.  “The number one job of any government is to create a balanced budget.  The federal government needs to come together to stop this out of control spending.  They claim to have lowered the 2014 deficit, but they are still spending $492 billion more than they had in revenue,” Johnson continued. According to financial magazine Forbes, $17 trillion is just the tip of the ice berg.  “The United States has nearly a hundred times that in long-term unfunded liability,” Johnson stated.  According to Forbes, the total amount of unfunded liabilities is $126 trillion, or $1.1 million per U.S. taxpayer.  “While the US National Debt Clock may calculate that every man, woman and child owes $55,346 in funded liabilities, it is the actual tax payers that will end up paying over $1 million in both funded and unfunded liabilities to pay this debt back,” Johnson explained. According to the Senate Budget Committee, $3.7 trillion has been spent on welfare which according to Forbes has contributed the most to the rising debt.  “Social Security is not an entitlement,” Johnson stated.  “Taxpayers pay into this fund and expect the money they put in to...

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LOOK NO FURTHER…YOU FOUND IT!

 This week’s SECRET code is JustSayNews . Go to Murphy100daysofsummer.com  and put in JustSayNews. YOU will be entered  to WIN 1 of 2 Kawasaki Jet Ski’s with trailer we are giving away from River Rat Motor Sports! Since you came all this way to find the code. Make sure you check out the other stories here at JustSayNew.com and be thinking how YOU can contribute. We would love to share your stories, events, ideas, videos and pictures. Please tell all your friends about us so they can contribute too.   It’s free, fun and easy! Thanks for dropping by and GOOD...

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ROAD MAINTENANCE

Monsoon season is in full swing and weather can change suddenly, sometimes resulting in sudden or unexpected flooding. Mohave County Public Works urges drivers to be aware of weather conditions and forecasts. In instances where County-maintained roads and streets sustain damage from monsoon weather, road maintenance crews will prioritize the repair, restoration, and cleanup of affected roads over some regularly scheduled maintenance activities. In the Arizona Strip, crews will be performing storm cleanup and repairs.In the Meadview area, blades will be active on Gregg’s Hideout Rd. Off Hwy 93, a blade will be active in White Hills on Lunado Dr. Traffic Control crews will be painting edgeline striping on Chloride Rd. later in the week. In the Kingman area, crews will be doing storm repair in the Butler area, sweeping and repairing shoulders. Off I-40 east of Kingman, a blade will be working on Knight Creek Rd. before heading into the Round Valley area. In Golden Valley, crews will be laying millings on Estrella Rd. from Agua Fria Dr. to Zuni Dr. Traffic Control crews will be painting edgeline striping on the east side of the Valley, on Colorado Rd., Verde Rd., Aztec Rd., and Shinarump Dr. The blades will be active in the areas of: NE – Adobe to Verde / Hwy 68 to Agua Fria; NW – Jurassic / Estrella to Air Ranch; SE – Redwall & Shipp / Verde to Colorado; SW...

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HIT & RUN PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE NEEDED– FORT MOHAVE       

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a hit and run accident that occurred behind a convenience store located at 5480 South Highway 95 Tuesday (7/29) evening. Approximately 9:10 p.m. deputies responded to the scene of where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.  Upon arrival, Fort Mohave Fire Department personnel were at the scene treating a 48-year-old female victim.  FMFD transported the victim to Valley View Medical Center where she was later taken to a hospital in Las Vegas. Investigations have determined that the victim is an employee of the store.  The victim was walking to the back of the store to take the trash out when she was run over by a vehicle which fled the scene.  The surveillance camera captured pictures of a dark in color newer model Jeep Cherokee style vehicle with luggage racks on top of the roof and with dark windows driven by a white male subject. If anyone has any information, please contact Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Mohave Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234. Photo caption: The suspect’s vehicle of the Hit and...

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