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State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes.
After 17 years in the military Maj. Antoinette Grimes thought she was finally getting the opportunity to serve her country until a collapsed lung separated her from her unit leaving for Iraq. She recovered from that ailment and did serve in Afghanistan, but she was medevaced because she had gone into the early stages of kidney failure.
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.
A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with a warning that similar relief may not be available to other communities.
Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children you plan on sending to college, how will your own savings and investments affect their chances of getting financial aid?
State lawmakers want to force voters to reapprove, over and over again, perhaps dozens of measures they previously enacted.
1.) Know your needs – Have a clear understanding of your care needs. Make sure that any suspected medical conditions such as Alzheimer's disease are diagnosed.
Saying the money was withheld illegally, Arizona schools asked a judge on Tuesday to force the Legislature to restore at least $330 million state aid — what it should have been had the governor and lawmakers not ignored the law in the first place.
If you are attending the 2014 Amazing Arizona Comic Con, this Jan. 24-26, you might just witness history being made as the coordinators behind this annual event attempt to break three different Guinness world records over the course of the weekend.
The next time state lawmakers want to see the Wildcats take on the Sun Devils, they may have to buy their own tickets. Ditto the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals and the upcoming Super Bowl.
Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with more cash available than required to cover the basic operation of state government.
A fight is brewing at the Capitol over how much new money — if any — to give to the state university system.
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.