Gov. Jan Brewer fought President Barack Obama on immigration and border security for most of her tenure, earning national prominence by enacting tough laws that were mainly struck down by the courts and famously wagging her finger in the president's face during a meeting on an airport tarmac.Read More »
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Arizona will likely see lackluster economic growth in the coming year as the hangover from the housing bust continues to dampen the economic recovery, economists presenting at an annual forecast meeting said Wednesday.Read More »
A new report points to the suburbs as the place in the state where the risk of child hunger grew the most during the recession.Read More »
The Great Recession left many of Arizona’s growth-dependent industries in the dust, pushing economic development leaders to take a hard look at the state’s boom-and-bust past as they reinvent its future.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday releases her new budget proposal, one expected to largely hold the line on most state spending after several years of cuts.Read More »
Three years into the Great Recession, those running to become mayor of the nation’s sixth-largest city are talking about jobs.Read More »
As the state prepares to turn 100 years old in 2012, reflection is inevitable.
Looking back on old photographs, such as a sturdy miner posing in front of a giant hole in the earth, recalls the glory of days when Arizona and its residents were sustained on what the state’s rugged, diverse terrain could provide.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has used her veto stamp on a bill that would have placed a new limit on state government spending.Read More »
Legislators say public expectations are one of the challenges they face as states' budget troubles continue.Read More »
A panel of economists says Arizona's economy is on track to see decent job growth in 2011 and beyond as it continues to recover from the Great Recession.Read More »