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I’ve heard a lot of hype and coverage about 'fast food' workers wanting to increase their wages to $15 per hour.
“If you’re a conservative and stop to rescue victims in a car accident like Mitt Romney’s son did, you’re mocked and ridiculed by those on the left. If you’re a liberal and kill someone with your car, then run away, you’re elected senator of Massachusetts like Ted Kennedy!”
The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
A small group of elected officials in Congress is currently leading the effort to find common ground on a budget proposal to avoid a repeat of the federal government shutdown and prevent sequestration in the coming years. Those are goals many Americans support. But how we get there could have devastating effects right here in Arizona.
In his Sunday Letter to the Editor, Mr. Rod Livdahl rages against the “Fair Tax” with an emotional vengeance. His diatribe appears to more based on feelings that facts. If he had gone to the website he should have caught the following facts.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
A business raid Wednesday by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrests of three workers suspected of using fake or stolen identities in order to get jobs.
If you were born anywhere from 1982 to 2001, or within a few years of this range, you are considered a “Millennial.” As a member of this group, you share many things — cultural references, familiarity with technology, attitudes toward work and family — with others your age. And if you’re one of the “older” Millennials, you and your peers have something else in common — specifically, you have a good opportunity to launch investment strategies to help you save for the future.
Sheesh, what did they expect?
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.
PHOENIX — A legislative panel may be ready to jettison plans to try to build a border fence, having gathered less than $265,000 in donations over three years.
Capitalism or socialism in america. which shall it be? All the signs are there. Our nation is rapidly moving towards socialism. Americans on some form of welfare outnumber the number of workers. National healthcare is upon us and the middle class is being destroyed. The unemployment rate is reported to be 7.2 percent but the real number is in the range of 15 percent. We are becoming a nation of part time workers. Our national debt is a disaster waiting to happen. Perhaps this is what our President had in mind when he said “I want to fundamentally transform America”.
“Do we have an absentee President who’s abdicated his responsibilities or one who does not care?”
Frustrated by the ease at which digital photos can be taken and doctored, some artists are kicking it old school: They've revived wet plate collodion photography, a medium invented and popular during the mid-1800s.
“Gilbert Public Schools portion of my property tax bill is 72 percent of the total bill. NO OVERRIDE. They get enough of my money already.”
There are two kinds of people when it comes to reacting to a friend, neighbor, or colleague losing their job.
Regarding the letter to the editor: “Can you just ask for a 6 percent raise?”
“How ironic that the same Democrats that chastised the Republicans for demanding changes to Obamacare are now demanding changes to Obamacare!”
PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won't be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.
The Acoustic Storm, an East Valley-based radio program on the air “with the promise of delivering acoustic-based rock and unplugged versions of well-known songs” will celebrate its 15th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. on 100.7 FM KSLX.
The housing market continues its bumpy ride toward full recovery with more lurches, twists and turns than a roller coaster at the state fair.
We can’t always escape the sad events in our lives — but we still need to carry on. Obviously, for a married person, a divorce or the death of a spouse is a traumatic event.
Come January, Arizona's minimum wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week.
“The congressional gym remains open during the shutdown.”
Goodwill of Central Arizona will hold four large job fairs this month, including two in the East Valley.