Some of the firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire were only seasonal Prescott city employees so their families don't qualify for full survivors' benefits, but a legislative leader wants to change that.Read More »
Two of Grand Canyon National Park's most lucrative contracts, worth an estimated $1.5 billion over 15 years, are going out to bid.Read More »
Mesa businessman Wil Cardon is running for secretary of state, bringing a big name and a lot of self-funding ability to a Republican primary that is growing increasingly crowded.
Cardon, who unsuccessfully challenged Jeff Flake for the GOP nomination in last year’s U.S. Senate race, filed his candidacy with the Secretary of State’s Office on Tuesday, according to a press release.
Arizona got a B on a recent national report card that graded states for their efforts to improve financial literacy in high schools.Read More »
President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the nation's mortgage finance system, including shutting down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — a plan with bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will ask President Barack Obama about the status of her disaster declaration request for the Yarnell Hill fire when the two meet at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix Tuesday.Read More »
Ambulance and fire protection services provider Rural/Metro Corp. said Sunday that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, after reaching a deal with its lenders to cut its debt by about half.Read More »
The number of abortions performed in Arizona dipped from 2011 to 2012, but it was still one of the highest years for terminated pregnancies in the last decade.Read More »
A judge has ruled in favor of a newspaper in a lawsuit filed against Tucson Unified School District over the names of superintendent candidates.Read More »
About 63 percent of public schools around Arizona earned letter grades of "A'' or "B'' in the latest results of students' academic improvement and performance.Read More »