A proposal for a ballot measure to cap tuition rates at the state’s three universities got a tepid response from the Arizona Board of Regents, the Governor’s Office and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Read More »
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For about three years, Katherine Castillo has worked as a hotel housekeeper earning Arizona’s minimum wage of $7.80 an hour.Read More »
While working families struggle to make ends meet in this sluggish economy, there is a bright spot on the horizon for Arizona’s lowest-paid workers: On Jan. 1, the state’s minimum wage increased 30 cents to $7.65, raising wages for more than 130,000 low-wage workers.
The increase not only helps hard-working Arizonans provide for their families, but also boosts the overall economy.