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It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used its public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) of the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to ask the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to conduct more tests and release more information to the community as a supplemental DEIS.
Valley business leaders were surprised Tuesday when word spread that the Justice Department and several state attorneys general, including Arizona’s, filed a lawsuit to halt an $11 billion planned merger between American and Valley-based US Airways.
The Mesa Unified School District governing board approved Tuesday night a $562.3 million budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which began July 1.
Mesa Unified School District, the largest in the state, tops the national average in graduation rates, according to a report issued in early June.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is working to spin her hard-fought victory over legislative conservatives who opposed her Medicaid expansion plan. She insists it isn't "Obamacare."
Two former Republican state senators are maneuvering to give voters the last word on whether Arizona expands its Medicaid program.
In February, elementary physical education teachers challenged 5,000-plus fifth-graders in Mesa Public School District to make healthy food choices and get more exercise for 28 consecutive days as part of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge. Every fifth-grade student in the Mesa district had the opportunity to participate in the Walk On! Challenge, which was facilitated by the physical education teachers in each of the elementary schools in Mesa.
The long-awaited Draft Environmental Impact Study on the potential effects of the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway extension — a project that would give the East Valley another artery to the Phoenix region’s west side — is now available to the public for review and comment.
Higley Elementary and Middle School is undergoing a transition to a back-to-basics style of instruction in 2013-14 - the inaugural school year as “The Higley Traditional Academy.”
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it could find a way out of the case over California's ban on same-sex marriage without issuing a major national ruling on whether America's gays have a right to marry.
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.
PHOENIX – Gov. Jan Brewer’s plan to simplify Arizona’s sales tax system could undercut revenues for growing communities through changes in how construction materials are taxed, according to a report by the nonprofit Grand Canyon Institute.
WASHINGTON — Your bosses want you to eat your broccoli, hit the treadmill and pledge you’ll never puff on a cigarette. But a new study raises doubts that workplace wellness programs save the company money.
The sequester is giving job seekers the "one-two punch," first in terms of unemployment benefits and second in job training.
Arizona is facing a literacy crisis and it begins in early childhood.
Decreases in bond sales and legislative cuts could affect Kyrene School District with larger class sizes, program reductions, and reduced compensation for teachers and staff.
On April 17, 2000, a United Airlines jet struck a turkey vulture on approach to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and landed with $50,000 worth of damage to a wing.
Editor’s Note: This op-ed is part of an ongoing dialogue created by Project Humanities, a university initiative at Arizona State University that explores how we make meaning of our shared experiences.
A special legislative panel is recommending new reporting requirements, sting operations and stiffer penalties in a bid to curb the tide of copper thefts.
Anyone who carefully studies this issue and is intellectually honest must come to the conclusion that valuation limits are bad for Arizona and for economic development. Before we dismantle the Arizona property tax system and change our state Constitution, we must conduct a thorough and careful analysis of the impact the proposed valuation limits would have on our economy and our ability to fund local government.
Homeowners in parts of Gilbert and Mesa can expect to pay a lot more in property taxes this year.
While it would be hard to find anyone who wants to pay more on their electric bill, SRP’s proposed rate increase is particularly hard to stomach since it falls short of providing details necessary for the SRP Board to make an informed decision.