Arizona officials are studying whether current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are owed potentially significant amounts of overtime pay.Read More »
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent in August as the state's economy added jobs overall even as some sectors recorded losses.Read More »
A worker’s discrimination complaint has led to detailed allegations of an intolerable working environment at the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency under Chairman Jesse Hernandez.
Among other things, Hernandez ogled women in the office, called a staff member a heathen for not attending church, urged workers to gossip about one another and promoted a girlfriend who wasn’t qualified for the job, the state Department of Administration reported Wednesday.
Arizona's unemployment rate for March remained flat at 7.9 percent, above the national rate of 7.6 percent but below the state's rate of 8.4 percent a year earlier.Read More »
The state’s accounting system is on life support, but thanks to funding allocated last year by the governor and the Legislature it’s getting an overhaul that officials say is long overdue.Read More »
A new law opens the way for the expansion of high-speed Internet to the farthest rural corners of Arizona.Read More »
State economists' forecasts for job growth in Arizona are improved compared with their projections from six months ago.Read More »
State Department of Administration economists on Thursday will release a monthly report on Arizona's unemployment rate.Read More »
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is holding at 8.7 percent despite the loss of 3,000 jobs in December.Read More »
Arizona might be able to save money by streamlining government computer systems - at least that’s the hope of one lawmaker who is leading a committee to examine the issue before the Legislature returns to the Capitol next year.Read More »