Three experts talk about what the Valley needs to boost the economy and get the engines of economic development revved up again.Read More »
Arizona's gradually improving bankruptcy trend continues.Read More »
Building, buying & selling: Contractors, sellers, regulators and unions vie (hope) for positives in 2011
From homebuilders to Realtors, representatives of the recession-ravaged construction and real estate industries are doggedly pursuing dual legislative goals.
They’re determined to block legislation that they say would further sink their struggling businesses while supporting measures that might give them a financial boost. Several bills are under consideration that would make it easier to sell homes.
Experts have pushed back their predictions on when metropolitan Phoenix's housing market will recover.Read More »
Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at stopping the Tohono O’odham tribe from building a casino in Glendale. But the bill, which barely squeaked through in the Senate, lost its emergency provision. That means it would take effect 90 days after the session ends.Read More »
Casa Grande police say they have identified a "person of interest" in last week's beating and robbery of an Arizona lawmaker.Read More »
A new report shows home prices in the Phoenix area dropped by 7 percent in November compared to the same period in 2009, the fourth month in a row that prices slumped.Read More »
A jail surveillance video circulating online shows an Arizona detention officer stepping on the neck of an inmate who was restrained and bent over a table.Read More »
A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking a federal judge to forbid the public release of videos of depositions by nine sheriff's officials in a lawsuit that accuses deputies of racially profiling Hispanics in immigration patrols.Read More »
Lobbyists tend to avoid the spotlight, often preferring to moderate their comments on pressing issues if they’re quoted at all. That’s just not how Sandy Bahr operates.Read More »