The state's jobless rate is up a tenth of a point and stands exactly where it did a year ago.
The state House is asking Arizona voters to lower property taxes -- but not for themselves. In fact, HCR 2031, given preliminary approval on Wednesday, actually could mean higher taxes for homeowners.
Gov. Doug Ducey called on lawmakers Jan. 11 to send him legislation allowing state agencies to wipe out unnecessary regulations that restrain job creation.
As Arizona fully emerges from what has been a long and dark economic winter, economists warn of potential headwinds and the possibility of another recession this decade.
Joint Technical Education Districts (JTEDs) bolster the economy, not just in Arizona, but across the nation. Premier career and technical education (CTE) programs improve high school student achievement, dramatically reduce drop-out rates, and create skilled workers who are prepared to fill almost half the jobs in this country that are middle-skill positions.
From 2002 to 2011, Arizona bioscience sector played a major role in boosting the state’s economic development. Jobs increased by 45 percent, adding more than 30,700 to the market and sweeping the new industry into Arizona like a wave.
Gov. Jan Brewer returns to work Tuesday to face a rising chorus of Republican and business voices urging her to quickly quash SB1062.
Cities can’t wait for new federal funding and updated policies needed to advance transportation projects, Mayor Greg Stanton told officials from around the country Monday.
Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman is bowing out of the governor’s race and running instead for state treasurer.
The White House says first lady Michelle Obama's guests for the State of the Union address Tuesday evening include two Arizonans : Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers and 12-year-old Haile Thomas of Tucson.
We’re in the midst of one of the most critical presidential and congressional elections in recent history — certainly the most important since 1980. Of course, we have heard and will continue to hear a great deal about the importance of this year’s vote from those actually running for office. But it’s always crucial to […]
You’ve probably heard lawmakers exclaiming that their priorities are “jobs, jobs and jobs.” No matter what the issue of the day happens to be, leaders on both sides of the aisle will say the focus must be on jobs and the economy.