A high-speed rail line between Phoenix and Tucson would create jobs and relieve traffic congestion, an interest group contends.Read More »
Whether after years of planning or by chance, public policy officials have come from throughout the state and country to manage Arizona’s cities and towns, driven by the desire to implement projects that produce tangible results.
And, despite deep budget cuts and foregone raises, those interviewed by Cronkite News Service say they find their jobs fulfilling.
Gov. Jan Brewer is keeping the head of the state's economic development program in place as it goes through a major reorganization.Read More »
Brewer says her goal is to retain and attract businesses with steps intended to promote new investments and creation of quality jobs.Read More »
Phoenix city officials say management restructuring will eliminate 60 city jobs.Read More »
Beginning Dec. 1, it's legal in Arizona to buy and use "consumer" fireworks.Read More »
Businesses that are hoping for immediate tax cuts from the Legislature next session should plan on being disappointed.
Even the most ardent tax cutters in the Legislature say it would be impossible to balance the budget next session while cutting corporate taxes.
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An updated listing of state contracts.Read More »
Simply put, the 2010 election results show that the American people (and Arizonans) know that government central planners cannot spend and stimulate our way out of recession and reject the notion that these same government workers are qualified to pick winners and losers in tax policy.Read More »
Are those nails scraping across a chalkboard, or is someone asking a small-business owner to do more tax reporting paperwork? It’s the latter, and Congress has mandated it with a 2012 start date.Read More »