When you think of Arizona, you can’t help but think of freedom. Freedom to keep the money you earn. Freedom to send your kids to the school you want. Freedom to start a business without layers of red tape. And freedom to work – our licensing reform has become a national model.
Arizona’s unemployment is at the lowest rate in decades, there are more jobs than workers available to fill them and salaries are inching up, all of which should be good indicators for workers. Experts say – it depends.
Senate Minority Leader Mitzi Epstein shared her opinions on the highlights and challenges of the 2023 legislative session.
Two Valley food banks are reimagining their pantries to help seniors hit hard by inflation, expanding beyond traditional food boxes to offer market days, healthy meals served in group settings, breakfast and takeout options. Their leaders know nutritious meals support overall health and wellness.
Arizona renters are going to get some small relief in their bills. But not just yet.
With inflation causing higher prices for everything from lodging to groceries, animal shelters in Maricopa County are feeling a trickle-down effect: They’re reporting fewer adoptions and more animal surrenders.
After a lull during the pandemic, eviction filings by landlords have come roaring back, driven by rising rents and a long-running shortage of affordable housing.
The Milken Institute found 57% of adults in the U.S. are financially illiterate, and Generation Z scores worse than other generations on financial literacy tests. That is why Junior Achievement of Arizona starts early and provides programming often, engaging students over multiple grades to teach career and work readiness.
In recent years, I’ve been quoted as saying, homelessness is not AN issue, it is THE issue. I encourage our legislators to partner with local community leaders to turn this around before it’s too late.
Arizona is facing a housing affordability crisis—and the blame lies largely on the shoulders of local elected officials.
Gov. Katie Hobbs refused to say Tuesday whether she will approve Republican legislation to eliminate the ability of cities to tax groceries and save affected Arizonans more than $161 million a year.
The security at the U.S. border with Mexico. The origins of Covid. The treatment of parents who protest "woke" school board policies. These are among the far-reaching and politically charged investigations House Republicans are launching, along with probes of President Joe Biden and his family, an ambitious oversight agenda that taps into the concerns of hard-right conservatives but risks alienati[...]