An appeals court on Wednesday hears arguments in a challenge to parts of Arizona's scaling back of its Medicaid program to help balance the state budget.Read More »
Authorities in Arizona arrested nearly 100 people after two separate protests in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.Read More »
The number of abortions performed in Arizona dropped by about a third in September after implementation of new state restrictions and requirements.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.
Two debates are scheduled this week for Phoenix mayoral candidates Wes Gullett and Greg Stanton.Read More »
A Phoenix residential solar-energy project could be replicated around the country, said Valley business and government representatives in a meeting Wednesday with Energy Secretary Steven Chu.Read More »
Slumping housing prices and the prevelance of service-industry jobs contributed to Phoenix and Tucson trailing the rest of the Intermountain West in economic recovery during the second quarter, according to a Brookings Institution report.Read More »
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann lauded Arizona's illegal immigration stance today and said she will be back “many, many times” as she campaigns for the state’s Feb. 28 presidential primary.Read More »
The toll road — Central Ave. (then called Center Street) north of McDowell — was built by the Central Avenue Driving Association. It was a dirt road, eight miles long and 100 feet wide, with a row of olive and ash trees on either side. Property owners north of the gate paid $2.50 a month for sprinkling and improvements. Buggies and wagons paid a 25 cent toll. Bicycles were free.Read More »
Three people with Phoenix City Council experience are among seven candidates vying to become the new mayor of the nation's sixth-largest city.Read More »