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A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for two “dreamers” want to defend the lower resident tuition they and others pay for community college and sue Attorney General Tom Horne for trying to take it away.
Gilbert School Board President Stacy Burk recently made a proposal sure to generate discussion. On a Facebook site, “Gilbert Schools Rabid Fringe,” she’s floating the following:
Once again we are being told about the shenanigans of Republican Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne.
PHOENIX — Saying he's just following the law, Attorney General Tom Horne refused Monday to drop his lawsuit against community colleges that offer lower in-state tuition to students who qualify for the federal “deferred action for childhood arrivals” program.
A recent Bloomberg.com report showing college tuition in the U.S. has increased 538 percent since 1985 while medical care rose 286 percent during the same time span may surprise some, but not Chris Ordway. As a college funding adviser for the Phoenix-based non-profit HEFAR Group — an acronym for Higher Education Financial Aid Resources — Ordway works daily with families trying to plan for the high cost of sending their children to college.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
PHOENIX — Legislators did nothing wrong in taking $50 million from the state's share of a nationwide mortgage fraud settlement to instead balance the budget, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
PHOENIX — Outvoted by their colleagues, 36 Republican legislators are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan that they were unable to block politically.
Administrators at local post-secondary colleges say the year-plus debate over increases in student loan rates has created an additional level of precaution in terms of loans and class loads for prospective and current students.
The soon-to-open Wilkes University branch in Mesa is organizing a graduate information session on Aug. 15 for people interested in pursuing an advanced degree.
Backpacks aren’t just for carrying expensive textbooks, crinkled homework assignments, and eraser shavings. For Mesa-based non-profit United Food Bank, they’re a means to feed.
The call came in the morning — an out-of-state in-law who has never made a personal call to our home. The conversation began as light chit-chat. My husband held his breath, sensing something more was coming. And, it did, in the form of a confession, a desperate act of saving one’s self.
The last time Jan Brewer greeted Barack Obama at the airport, it didn't exactly go so well.
Dear Mr. President:
For a couple of hours this week, it looked like the Senate would give Alex Miller a chance to relax.
The Valley of the Sun United Way is expecting at least 500 homeless guests to find aid and assistance at its Project Connect event Thursday, July 18, and is hoping its own volunteers will find a home as well: in the hearts of the guests they aid.
College students taking out new loans for the fall term will see interest rates twice what they were in the spring — unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates when it returns after the July 4 holiday.
For District 25 state Sen. Bob Worsley, the vote to approve Gov. Jan Brewer’s $8.8 billion budget with the Medicaid expansion intact was simply the logical thing to do.
Arizona State University sophomore Anisha Hindocha works hard to put herself through school without having to take out loans – so hard that it’s started to affect her health.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California state parks system, beset by financial problems and scandal, is launching a study commission that leaders hope will reshape the system and restore public confidence and financial stability.
Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs despite her threat she would do just that.
State senators approved their version of a new $8.8 billion budget Thursday -- but not before adding millions of dollars to the original Republican plan.
A Senate panel approved $82 million in inflation aid for public schools -- and then voted, in essence, never to give back hundreds of millions more that they've shorted schools for the last four years.