WASHINGTON – Arizona universities ranked among the top schools for the number of international students they had enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year, a new report said.Read More »
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The federal government shutdown last month could shave 0.3 percent off the expected growth of Arizona’s gross state product in the fourth quarter of this year, according to a recent report.Read More »
Tucked inside the bill that reopened the federal government late Wednesday night was language guaranteeing that border-security measures, specifically radar surveillance blimps, would continue to be funded into 2014.Read More »
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Thursday of a “potentially catastrophic” hit to the economy if the nation reaches the debt limit next week and defaults on its obligations.Read More »
A government shutdown could not keep 77 southern Arizona veterans from seeing “their” World War II Memorial Monday.Read More »
The budget was not the only significant legislation that died Monday between a deadlocked House and Senate – the farm bill also expired at midnight, leaving farm programs, crop supports and food stamps up in the air.Read More »
Arizona law requires that employers check the citizenship status of new hires against E-Verify, but anyone who tried to log in to the federal database Tuesday got a shock.Read More »
With Congress at an apparent budget impasse, a looming government shutdown could send thousands of federal workers in Arizona home next week and pull millions of dollars from the state’s economy in the process.Read More »
Joe Garcia looks at the latest Hispanic population estimates for Arizona and comes to a simple conclusion.
“It’s safe to say the face of Arizona is changing,” said Garcia, the director of the Latino Public Policy Center at Arizona State University.
WASHINGTON – Shenanigans first got Sen. Jeff Flake in trouble, but it was malfeasance that finally got the Arizona Republican booted. But the “shenanigans” and “malfeasance” in this case were the two words that knocked Flake out of the National Press Club’s Centennial Spelling Bee.Read More »