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Republican gubernatorial hopefuls all promised Tuesday night to help the state's economic recovery but were divided on the question of how best to do that.
Those who want to raise the minimum wage claiming that it’s too low to raise a family have not done their due diligence and do not know the history of that program. It was never, ever intended to be for anyone other than young people such as high school students to earn a small income while they prepare for college and trade schools. To raise that wage would cause the cost of products to go up, young people to lose their jobs and in many cases, the businesses to close. Why do liberals always want to fix things that “ain’t” broke?
Partisan bickering in Washington may be a gold mine for 24-hour news channels and some print media, but it could bring Main Street in for some hard economic times.
The state's jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month, to 7.0 percent amid lackluster overall growth of jobs in the private sector and sharp but seasonally expected declines in employment in public education.
A Chandler charter school has been recognized as being among the best in the world.
Date: Aug. 4, 2014
Five of the six Republican candidates for governor debated a multitude of topics at a forum hosted by the East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance on July 28.
It's probably no surprise to those living here, but several of Arizona's largest cities are among the worst in the nation in recovering from the recession.
District 18 Republican state senate candidates Jeff Dial and Tom Morrissey discussed Common Core standards, Medicaid, job growth and legislative pay increase during a forum hosted by the East Valley Tribune on July 11.
State Sen. Bob Worsley addressed issues related to education, economics and Medicaid during a forum hosted by the East Valley Tribune on July 16.
The two Republican candidates facing off in the state Senate District 16 primary discussed topics ranging from job growth to education funding during a forum hosted by the East Valley Tribune on July 9.
Andrew Walter sat down with the Ahwatukee Foothills News and East Valley Tribune on July 11 to answer questions dealing with the economy, education and the Veteran Affairs scandal.
As we approach the primary election, Arizona is in an envious place right now. Of the six Republicans running for the governor’s office, each of the four front-runners arguably have the credentials to become a good governor for our state.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
One of the most important real estate developments in Gilbert recently agreed to house the office of an Arizona-based health company and, in essence, start construction on the project.
When it comes to safeguarding a family’s financial future, there is a troubling gap between men and women. According to a survey commissioned by COUNTRY Financial, about four in 10 women say their family would not live comfortably if they died.
It’s no wonder that public education in Arizona is in a downward spiral.
United Blood Services is in need of type O-Negative blood donations.
NEW YORK — The number of U.S. fathers home with their kids full-time is down, from a peak 2.2 million in 2010, the official end of the recession, to about 2 million in 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
As progress on Gilbert’s first four-year educational institution continues, one thing university officials are trying to do is blend the town’s aesthetic with a hint of their hometown.
The rise of higher education in Mesa got a boost of recognition in May when the Alliance for Innovation presented the city with its J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government.
Our elected officials in Washington, D.C., talk a good game when it comes to supporting the needs of small-business owners like my husband and I. We run Blockwise Engineering, a manufacturing equipment business in Tempe, Ariz. Like all good small-business owners, we do our civic duty and pay our fair share of taxes to help ensure that our communities have good schools, well-kept roads and other services we sometimes take for granted.
There was a letter in a Valley publication recently in which a reader expressed her thoughts and characterized my behavior. It was quite off the mark, but I would like to publicly make a couple points about one of her statements that she almost got right.
As Gilbert continues to add new features and increase the number of residents and residences, one thing that hasn’t changed is its ability to provide community members with venues for activities. That’s according to the Humana Foundation, which recognized Gilbert for its community offerings by naming the municipality as a “Playful City” for the eighth time.
Emily Kocher’s parents were cool enough to allow the 18-year-old to get her first tattoo on her most recent birthday. Of all the possible combinations, the Mesa resident opted for a gold ribbon on her right forearm.