Despite recent student protests, regents for Arizona's public universities voted Thursday to dramatically hike tuition, but also will offer rebates to some students to help ease the financial strain.Read More »
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A Superior Court judge may have given opponents of voter-mandated spending the leash they’ve been looking for to rein in big-spending initiatives for years.Read More »
Two years after Arizona enacted a policy that sought to prevent discrimination against religious viewpoints in K-12 schools, the state is poised to adopt a similar set of rules for state-supported colleges and universities.Read More »
Fears of radiation fallout from the nuclear power plant breakdown in Japan after the March 11 earthquake/tsunami have spurred sales for a Williamson Valley company that distributes Geiger counters.Read More »
Olympic swimmer Misty Hyman gently coaxes volunteers from the audience to describe their accomplishments and goals.Read More »
In his eighth and final state of the city address, Mayor Phil Gordon announced “a true game-changer” for the city of Phoenix: the arrival of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s non-profit Institute for Advanced Health.Read More »
Students at the University of Arizona are planning to erect the largest mock border wall in the country in protest of border enforcement policies in Arizona and nationwide.Read More »
Placing the “I” word in front of Redistricting Commission doesn’t mean it’s really independent.
Now that the commission is fully constituted, they'll soon begin redrawing the state's legislative and congressional lines. At stake is the state's political landscape for the next ten years. And while most everyone agrees on the gravity of task, disagreements abound on just how "independent" the panel can be.
Decennial census data released Thursday confirmed that Arizona’s population has grown by nearly every measure, but experts said they expected to see even higher rates of growth.Read More »
Arizona’s Hispanic population grew far faster than other groups over the past decade, and children of Hispanic ancestry now outnumber those who are white, according to 2010 Census numbers released Thursday.Read More »