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I am a mother of a recent college graduate and my frustration with the poor employment prospects for the young has deepened over time. A New York Times editorial entitled, “Where Have All the Raises Gone?” (March 2, 2014), noted the stagnation and decline of American workers’ wages predates the Great Recession. In fact, since 2002 the pay for less educated workers has declined while the salaries of college educated workers has stagnated.
Arizona public schools have offered to give up their claim to more than $1.2 billion in lost aid if the state will simply agree to adjust the current formula to recognize the fact that lawmakers broke state law.
Have you given much thought to collecting Social Security? The answer probably depends on how old you are — but whatever your age, you’ll want to consider the best way of incorporating Social Security benefits into your retirement income strategy.
The Arizona State Hospital is finally meeting federal standards and will not lose its certification – and millions in federal dollars.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
What started as a project to make her young son a little more fashionable has turned into a cottage industry for Gilbert parent Uyen Carlson, one whose growth is fueled by her savvy use of social media.
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB 1062 more than a month before she vetoed the measure.
Confidence in Chandler city leaders and a belief in sound financial decision from the city council were the major takeaways from the city’s recent citizen budget survey.
Congressional Republicans are like a pathetic victim of bullying. When faced with a challenge, they draw up into a ball and beg not to be kicked.
WASHINGTON — Pregnant women, mothers and children who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
Big screen. Big effects. Big budget. Big box office.
Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced inspection at abortion clinics.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Earthy hues that blend into the landscape tend to dominate the outdoor furniture market. Understated woods, metals and cushions are easy-to-incorporate neutral elements.
An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples to allow them to marry.
NEW YORK — This year's Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.
Cities, counties, school districts and state governments all over our country have cut budgets over the past several years. Education, infrastructure, aid to the poor and housing assistance have all been reduced.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
State lawmakers cannot balance the budget by limiting pension benefit increases for retired judges, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — It can be a recipe for disaster: renting a vacation house with friends without talking about meal planning.
After I read "Measure would use taxpayer money to fund infrared cameras," I thought to myself, "Here we go again," with another round of border tough talk from another Mesa legislator. Recalled ex-senate president Russell Pearce (R-Mesa) was the king of border crackdown talk until getting tossed out of office by Mesa voters.
Arizona taxpayers may spend $30 million to do little more than find out how good – or bad – a job the federal government does in securing the border.
More Americans than ever feel our federal government has been permanently taken over by special interests and collectivists.
Uproar, panic and exacerbation have been popular in the Gilbert Public School district in recent months as finger-pointing, overly political agendas, selfishness and a disconnect from the populace have all been accusation thrown everywhere at the leadership, and, especially, the school board.