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“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
Chandler Councilwoman Trinity Donovan walked into the grocery store last week with $29 in her purse and a feeling of uncertainty in her mind.
The state Department of Environmental Quality is failing to ensure that owners of underground storage tanks have insurance or other coverage, leaving taxpayers on the hook if and when they leak, a new report states.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake earned kudos on Wednesday from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for posting what an organization director called a pro-business voting record.
I went through the “Top of the Class 2013” lists for all of the East Valley High Schools in the Chandler, Gilbert, Higley, Tempe and Mesa school districts.
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.
Parents looking for before- and after-school options can find information about quality programs Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) Afterschool Directory.
Forty executive MBA students from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University were granted a deeper look at how government functions during a two-day event at the State Capitol last week.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
The Kyrene School District is moving forward into the 2013-14 school year with a final, approved budget adopted this week by the governing board.
In the 2002 Holiday Bowl, Andrew Walter — a three-year team captain as a record-setting quarterback at Arizona State University — suffered the kind of injury that would have knocked most players out of the game.
As Congress on the whole continues to do practically nothing, our own District 9 Congresswoman Kristin Sinema has dramatically proven herself to be an inspirational legislative exception.
It used to be when you got a room full of mayors from East Valley cities together a fight might break out. It was like they were maneuvering for the same slice of pie. These days a darn love fest happens when they come together. All they need are flowers in their hair.
It’s only been a week since the 1-cent sales tax went off the books, but area economists and businesses do not expect to see much if any increase in retail sales in the foreseeable future due in part to consumers having little idea the increase ended.
State senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation supporters said enhances religious freedom while foes argue it will give people an ability to use their beliefs as an excuse to discriminate.
There have been highs and lows from the 2012-2013 athletic year.
What do United States Congressman David Schweikert, State Senate Majority Leader John McComish, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCicco, Kedrick Ellison of the Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department, Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Shauer, Tempe Union High School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Baca, and Pangea Development have in common?
I was surprised to learn from the Friends Committee on National Legislation that 37 cents of every dollar we pay in federal income taxes go to pay for current and past wars. At the same time, education, diplomacy, and help to the nearly 100 million people living in poverty in this country get only pennies on every dollar.
While visiting a second-grade classroom in Chandler some seven years ago, Barbara Blalock witnessed a 7-year-old girl hand in her right tennis shoe as collateral. She was borrowing a pencil from her teacher.
Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
We learned in school about the inventors such as Edison and Bell who parlayed their inventions into fortunes, of the great capitalists of the Gilded Age such as Rockefeller and Carnegie and Morgan who took great risks on their way to becoming titans of industry.
Arizona lawmakers are once again challenging federal authority despite warnings it will just land the state on the Daily Show -- again.
Doug Parker has no problem donning rapper Psy's light blue tuxedo for Halloween and performing his own version of Gangnam Style before hundreds of employees. The CEO of US Airways even let a video of his dance get posted to YouTube. He's outspoken, confident, and persistent, and he is very close to being put in charge of the world's largest airline.
Sometimes, it takes a pair of outside eyes to see what those who are closest often overlook. Such was the case last year when the East Valley Institute of Technology was touted by TIME magazine as “learning that works.” The writer traveled to Mesa, toured EVIT and saw first-hand how we prepare young people for productive, successful lives while meeting the needs of business and industry. Hearing from EVIT students made the biggest impact. Kids want to come to EVIT. They love it here.