An economic researcher says Arizona's economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that are above most states' rates but below the state's own long-term averages.Read More »
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Phoenix officials are worried that a provision imposed by the Legislature to ensure a return on its investment in the Phoenix Convention Center will cause the state to withhold sales tax revenue from the city.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer accused Washington officials Tuesday of falsely claiming that Arizona’s border with Mexico is more secure than ever.Read More »
Happy 100th birthday, Arizona. Tuesday is the state's centennial, and Gov. Jan Brewer and other dignitaries will participate in celebrations at the Capitol in Phoenix.Read More »
Organizers of Arizona’s Dec. 1 GOP presidential debate are primarily looking at three possible venues.
The venues under consideration are the Mesa Arts Center, the Phoenix Convention Center and Gammage Auditorium, according to Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash.
The Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector is the “last stand” for groups smuggling drugs and people into the U.S., but law enforcement agencies are finding ways to work more effectively and strategically to gain control of the area, the agency’s chief said Wednesday.Read More »
Phoenix city officials say management restructuring will eliminate 60 city jobs.Read More »
After 32 years as a titan of the Capitol, Arizona Public Service announced the retirement of longtime lobbyist Martin Shultz.Read More »
Most state lawmakers insist they had no other choice than to borrow billions of dollars to keep Arizona government running during the past few years. The reality, however, is that they had a couple of options – they just didn’t like them.Read More »
The state has borrowed more than $2 billion during the past four fiscal years, boosting its total debt load to $9.7 billion. At least one-third of the state’s debt must be repaid using money from the same account that lawmakers draw upon to pay for public education, Medicaid programs and other basic government services.Read More »