The obesity rate for low-income Arizona preschoolers remained level from 2008 to 2011 after growing sharply in previous years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.Read More »
Arizona's tax collection agency says it's getting solid results from efforts to stop fraudulent state income tax refunds from being paid out.Read More »
Arizona has some of the safest roads and bridges in the nation, according to a new analysis of Federal Highway Administration data, but experts worry that recent budget cuts could threaten state roads in the future.Read More »
A smiling Brewer exchanged a handshake with Obama on Tuesday after the president stepped off Air Force One en route to make a speech about housing and the economy at Desert Vista High School.Read More »
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 »