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Without comment the House voted Thursday to update laws on theft to include trade secrets.
Manufacturers and smelters would no longer have to pay state sales taxes on electricity they buy under the terms of legislation approved Thursday by the Senate.
Legislators balked Wednesday at the idea of lowering income taxes if Arizona can start getting online retailers to begin collecting state sales taxes.
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.
With spring training finally in full swing and the start of baseball’s regular season less than a month away, the Chicago Cubs hope their new Cactus League digs in Mesa can aid in the development of their prospects and net them their first World Series victory in more than a century.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation (Williams Institute), their success is even more remarkable.
The state House voted Monday to reduce individual income taxes if the state finally starts collecting sales taxes it already should be getting.
DALLAS — Travelers take note: The economics of earning free airline flights are changing.
With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
SB 1062 has again pushed Arizona into a bad light of radical politics. Has the true majority of Arizona had enough of these radical legislators? Are Arizona voters tired of radical legislators pushing their own political agendas down our throats with no regard to needs of the people or economic ramifications? Radical politics from any party does not belong in our state. All of these radical elected officials need to be voted out.
Amid the multiple protestations concerning the controversial and now-vetoed SB 1062 were a collection of East Valley leaders and organizations concerned with how the bill would, and still might, hurt the state’s reputation.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Proponents of a change in laws on religious freedom get a last chance today to convince Gov. Jan Brewer to sign the legislation.
The state Senate sent Gov. Jan Brewer controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom on Monday even as two more senators who voted last week for SB 1062 now say that was a mistake.
The decision by Republican lawmakers approve a decision on a measure billed as promoting religious freedom is forcing Gov. Jan Brewer to choose between her desire to promote the state's economy and her own strong religious beliefs.
A controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature has sparked conversation and debate across the nation.
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.
Higley Unified School District has a variety of events happening at its schools next week.
More than 78 million strong, baby boomers are reaching retirement age (65) at a record pace — 10,000 per day, to be exact, according to the Pew Research Center — and living years longer than previous generations. By the time all the boomers will have turned 65 in 2030, 18 percent of the nation’s population will be at least that age, according to the research center’s projections. Compare that to the population makeup just four years ago, when a little more than 10 percent of Americans were ages 65 and older.
A solid foundation set from 2013 projects has Gilbert Mayor John Lewis highly optimistic for the town’s economic success for 2014.
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.