Phoenix Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego’s proposed legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona has some in the medical marijuana industry worried about losing their businesses.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Students in four-year colleges in Arizona graduated with some of the lowest college debt in the nation in 2012, according to a new report.Read More »
By Jan. 1, housing agencies will have found homes for the last 56 chronically homeless veterans in the Valley, making it the first metropolitan area in the country to accomplish this, advocates say.Read More »
Total state revenues grew by a modest 2.6 percent in October when compared to the year before, but just as economists have cautioned, the road to full recovery is a long, steep climb.Read More »
First-time candidate Republican Paul Boyer is leading the pack and Rep. Carl Seel is hanging on in LD20, a Republican-leaning district that covers part of Glendale and northwest Phoenix.Read More »
Arizona received another boost in state revenues in July, budget analysts reported today.
In its monthly report, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee said the state collected $749 million in July, a 6.1 percent growth compared to last year.
Arizona's unemployment rate is down slightly due to growth in professional and business services and a drop in people looking for work.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill reversing a cost-cutting decision that made state and local government employees pay a bigger share of the costs of the state's main public retirement system.Read More »
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped two-tenths of a percent as the state's economy added thousands of jobs, mostly in government but also in construction.Read More »
New FBI statistics show that killings in Arizona jumped by about 16 percent last year despite a decrease nationwide.Read More »