Report: Surge in new-home sales signals rebound under way
According to a report by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, 1,021 new single-family homes were sold in the Phoenix area during October, an 85 percent increase from the same month last year.
Western states look to capitalize on energy boom
Southeastern New Mexico is on track to pump out 80 million barrels of oil this year. Numbers like that haven't been seen since the 1970s.
DOC seeks more money for maximum security, manpower
Although the Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for a relatively small increase in its nearly $1 billion budget, one request stands out.
Republicans ignore foreclosure settlement agreement
Earlier this year, Joseph Smith, who monitors the $25 billion mortgage settlement fund for 49 states, declined to comment on the Arizona legislative Republicans’ decision to sweep $50 million from Arizona’s portion of this settlement.
Arizona state revenues grow modestly
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.