Used by 20 Valley high schools, Teen AA is one way officials are addressing rates of teenage substance abuse that ranked Arizona near the bottom among states in a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read More »
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U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said Tuesday that a comprehensive immigration reform bill he is working on with a bipartisan group of senators will include a temporary worker program covering more than agriculture.Read More »
After years of rapid growth, residential solar power installations in Arizona are likely to slow down some in the near future as prices tick up and utility incentives shrink, experts say.Read More »
Name: Warren Petersen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Vice president of sales, VIP Homes; real estate broker. Hometown: Gilbert Legislative District: No. 12, which covers Gilbert and Queen Creek. Committee Assignments: Commerce; Ways and Means; Government (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current ...Read More »
Name: John Allen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Buys and sells collector cars. Hometown: Scottsdale Legislative District: No. 15, which covers portions of the north Valley. Committee Assignments: Judiciary; Education; Insurance and Retirement (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current Elected Offices: Former ...Read More »
A Dutch company that makes software helping government agencies and private firms safely store data has chosen the Phoenix area for its U.S. headquarters.Read More »
When Shellie Wenhold’s 9-year-old son Jonathan suffered cardiac arrest during gym class at his Georgia school, neither his teacher nor his classmates knew what to do in those critical first moments, she said.Read More »
Eliminating state sales tax over two upcoming holiday weekends would encourage Arizonans to make more purchases and also serve as a thank you, a state lawmaker contends.Read More »
A state lawmaker wants to keep the names of lottery winners private, saying the change would protect them from criminals and scam artists.
Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said his inspiration for HB 2082 is Matthew Good, a Fountain Hills resident who split a $587.5 million Powerball jackpot in November.