An economic researcher says Arizona's economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that are above most states' rates but below the state's own long-term averages.Read More »
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Universities’ request for research money could split GOP lawmakers
The state universities’ $1 billion request to upgrade research labs promises to bring fireworks to the Legislature and possibly a split among GOP lawmakers while wounds from last session’s Medicaid expansion are still fresh.
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 »
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.Read More »
When the Curiosity Rover collects soil from the surface of Mars, data from the samples will come to an Arizona State University laboratory to be compared with the composition of soil on Earth.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.
With prices surging, the percentage of Arizona homes that are underwater has fallen dramatically since last year.Read More »
The nation’s sixth-largest city is ready to begin phasing out an “emergency” sales tax on food that was added in 2010 to address a massive budget deficit.Read More »
Graduate students from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business got an inside look at the legislative process this week after several dozen students had the opportunity to role play as lawmakers, lobbyists and reporters during a contentious budget process.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »