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Arizona Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain fielded questions and comments — both positive and negative in nature — about the Affordable Care Act and addressed other issues at a town hall event in Mesa on Nov. 25.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Regarding the letter to the editor: “Can you just ask for a 6 percent raise?”
PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won't be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.
Come January, Arizona's minimum wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week.
A sales and marketing company that recently moved to Chandler is now hiring to fill approximately 100 positions through the end of the year.
FLAGSTAFF, AZ - The mayor of the Arizona city that lost 19 firefighters in a deadly blaze this summer survived a tougher-than-expected re-election challenge Tuesday, overcoming a dispute over benefits for the crew's families that divided the town.
PHOENIX — Police officers injured while doing more than they are required have no legal right to sue those who caused the problem in the first place, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday — a ruling an attorney says could have public safety implications.
In the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama claimed Detroit as evidence of his successful policies: “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity and, three years later, that is paying off in a big way.”
As they try to fight less-than-flattering perceptions from the past and more difficult graduation requirements, Career Technical Education programs across the East Valley have redefined their offerings to stay in step with evolving career fields.
I have never been one to consider my gender to be a factor when it comes to my career. I am a firm believer that my actions and work ethic bear a far greater impact on my success. I’m not saying that being a woman in business doesn’t change the game a bit — especially when it comes to how my actions are perceived — but it certainly has no place in my daily thought process or leadership efforts.
WASHINGTON — Want more time off work to hang out at the beach? Need a little cash and have vacation days to spare?
“There they go again!” Ronald Reagan’s words echoed in my mind as I read Rod Livdahl’s recent letter supporting a raise in the minimum wage.
What is wrong with America?
EDITOR'S NOTE — Aging America is a joint AP-APME project examining the aging of the baby boomers and the effect that this "silver tsunami" is having on the communities in which they live.
Back in February, the Mesa City Council was predicting a budget shortfall of between $8 million and $9 million for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Calling it "an important part of improving education,'' Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday to eliminate the AIMS test -- including the graduation requirement -- paving the way for something else to measure the new Common Core standards already being implemented in Arizona schools.
Seeing what's happened elsewhere, the restaurant industry has convinced state lawmakers to prevent cities and counties from telling them how much they have to pay their workers.
State lawmakers are poised to make it more difficult for some people to collect unemployment benefits.
Arizona is on the verge of shutting the door on the ability of players for Arizona's professional sports teams to file workers' compensation claims elsewhere, even if that's where they were injured.
Health care is a business and economic driver in the East Valley, similar to the aerospace or defense industries. The health care sector makes effective use of private and public funds to create jobs, support ancillary services and support the purchase of local materials. Statewide, the hospital industry is 63 percent larger than the hospitality industry and 37 percent larger than the electronics and aerospace industries combined.
Saying it will help prevent fraud, state lawmakers voted Wednesday to impose new burdens on some people seeking unemployment insurance.
“So, Sheriff Joe Arpaio is citing ‘understaffed’ in his own defense of his botched sex crimes cases. You know, that missing hundred million dollars he never accounted for would have gone a long way towards hiring more people.”
A House panel voted Wednesday to require those seeking unemployment benefits to prove that they were fired and did not just quit.