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The City of Mesa held a grand opening event on Dec. 4 for a new mixed-use development that will provide housing for low- to moderate-income families.
What else can you do but chuckle at some of the “letter writers” and their devotion to ridiculous ideas they believe will “save America’ from succumbing to the disease of “socialism?”
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday with a proposal to replace the state's income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
Chandler’s Excise Tax Revenue Obligations ratings recently were all reaffirmed by the three major credit rating agencies.
“Gilbert may reject U.S. funding.”
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
Music and motivational messages will be among the highlights of an evening designed to showcase individual courage and resiliency, while raising money for cancer research
ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Orlando often try new things while on vacation: thrilling roller coasters, luxury hotels, different cuisines.
Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial. He set aside campaigning in the midst of a re-election bid to focus almost entirely on the fallen firefighters, and his victory to a third term seemed like a safe bet.
Arizona lawmakers slashed the state's corporate tax rate in 2011, sliced other business and capital gains taxes in 2012 and just completed a major overhaul of the state's sales tax collection system.
If you’ve been considering making the jump from renter to homeowner, here’s some news that could help make up your mind. According to online real estate company Trulia, buying remains cheaper than renting in most communities across the country as long as mortgage rates stay below 10.5 percent. Even with the recent increase in the 30-year fixed rate to 3.9 percent, it’s still 41 percent cheaper to buy a new home than rent one, nationally.
Riddled with high compliance costs and excessive audits, move would severely hurt smaller online retailers
Undoubtedly, our most important public policy priority at the present time should be the economy. That’s why I was intrigued by the conclusions of a new study, “Pro-growth Tax Reform and E-fairness,” by legendary conservative economist Dr. Arthur B. Laffer and state budget expert Donna Arduin.
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 — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled the Arizona Board of Regents did not infringe on the First Amendment Rights of the Arizona Students' Association by cutting off their automatic access to student fees.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is touting a new facility for a major insurance company as proof her policies are working to boost the state economy, even though it appears most of the jobs being created require only a high school education.
Charter schools in Arizona filed suit Friday to block the state Department of Education from taking $5.8 million from them, they say illegally.
It’s a contest with a purpose. While showcasing writing talents, Writers Unite to Fight Cancer’s second writing contest will raise funds for cancer research — and will culminate with a star-studded awards ceremony, featuring best-selling author and motivational speaker James Owen and recording artist Vanessa Joy.
The June jobs report showed growth of 195,000 new jobs with an unemployment rate still at 7.6 percent. New jobs — any jobs — should be celebrated. So why does Washington keep delaying the Keystone XL Pipeline? The project could create as many as 340,000 new high-paying jobs including construction jobs. Not to mention jobs involving the refinement, distribution, maintenance and sale of the oil.
PHOENIX — Legislators are free to ignore a voter mandate to boost education funding each year to account for inflation, an attorney for the state told the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth suggests a stronger economy and means the Federal Reserve could slow its bond purchases as early as September.
This is the perfect time for Congress to take up tax reform. Simplify with a 15 percent flat tax across the board for all.
This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It's also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.
Arizona’s finances aren’t immaculate, but state Treasurer Doug Ducey told the audience at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce Economic Update Forum the state has improved to the point that it should be a standard bearer for many other state governments.