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Arizona's economy won't recover until more people move here, but more people won't move here until the unemployment rate drops.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
In an age of immediacy, the old adage that "the best things are worth waiting for" sometimes still holds true.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
A bond package approved by voters will help the City of Mesa improve its service to the public and make it a more attractive location for potential businesses, says one member of the Mesa City Council.
Unofficial election results have voters approving the City of Mesa's request for more than $130 million in bonds.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
Arizona needs to step up and take its rightful role as a leader in the energy technology industry.
Rep. Andrew Sherwood, D-Mesa, represents legislative district 26 in the Arizona House of Representatives. Sherwood was elected in November 2012 and took office in January 2013, and sites on the house’s technology and infrastructure committees.
After months of construction, the Chicago Cubs’ new spring training facility in Mesa is just two months away from full completion, and residents could get in for a preview of what to expect next spring in the near future.
A report conducted by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business indicates the combined direct and indirect impacts from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport brought in more than $1 billion to the regional economy in fiscal year 2013. That’s 79 percent more than what was reported in the last study, three years ago.
I am writing about Bill Richardson’s thoughtful column: “Our new crime-riddled ‘Five C’s’ and what to do about them” (Commentary, Tribune, Sept. 18).
Will the Obama-haters please get off of this kick regarding the final leg of the Keystone Pipeline being our nation’s salvation for energy independence. Please!
With a war on Syria becoming more of a reality, the price of crude oil continues to increase. Our ever-increasing reliance on foreign oil has left us in a financial tough spot whenever turmoil in the Middle East flares up. With the situation in Syria continuing to worsen, there appears to be no end in sight.
Regarding the Keystone pipeline. Does anyone remember the Trans Alaskan pipeline that was supposed to solve our energy problems? Where did the oil go?
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has selected Mesa resident and former state Rep. Dave Farnsworth to serve the remainder of outgoing state Sen. Rich Crandall’s term.
The letter from the reader (Elizabeth Cress-Sweet; Sept. 4, 2013) who urges that the final section of the Keystone Pipeline be built cracked me up. According to the writer, finishing the Keystone Pipeline will allow Canadian oil to flow into the United States and “get us out from under the whims of foreign oil producers.” Ignoring the fact that Canada is a foreign country, she apparently does not know that Canada already is the main provider of oil to the United States.
With all the continuing trouble in the Middle East (i.e. Syria, higher oil prices, various government fighting) we need to be less obligated in Middle East oil and more focused on the Keystone Pipeline.
The decision that voters in Phoenix City Council District 6 make on Tuesday, Aug. 27 will determine whether we remain a great city for the benefit of future generations or embark on the path of decline already laid out by cities like Detroit.
I went out to greet Obama at his speech at Desert Vista High School on Tuesday with one simple message: reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. His speech was about housing, but this affects my home, and yours. The 181 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted each year as a result of the pipeline will exacerbate the drought, record heat, and wildfires that already plague our state.
Should the Arizona Corporation Commission require the customers of APS to provide yet another subsidy to solar energy production? That’s the question at the heart of the argument between the utility and it’s net-metering customers.
President Barack Obama's visit to Phoenix on Tuesday shines a spotlight on one of the nation's most rapid housing recoveries, with home prices soaring and bidding wars occurring on a regular basis.
PHOENIX — Despite limited success last time, Gov. Jan Brewer is again building up a war chest to try to influence federal elections in Arizona — and elsewhere.
CGI Group Inc., a provider of information technology and business process services, announced this week the opening of its newest Global Infrastructure Services support facility at Tempe Crossroads.