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The Independent Redistricting Commission will be getting another check from the state.
Mayor Greg Stanton, chair of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Defense Transition Task Force, sent a letter to Arizona’s Congressional delegation reminding them of the crushing fiscal effects of sequestration on the Phoenix region, the hub of Arizona’s economy.
The Independent Redistricting Commission is going to get the cash it needs, at least enough to get it through a trial set to begin next month.
WASHINGTON — Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged Monday to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people now in the U.S. illegally.
Fearing new federal laws and regulations, a state legislator wants to provide legal cover for Arizonans who do not want to obey them -- and penalties for federal officials who try to enforce them.
Saying they are being crushed by the cost of patients unable to pay, hospital executives rallied Wednesday to back a plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state’s Medicaid program.
Saying they are being crushed by the cost of patients unable to pay, hospital executives rallied Wednesday to back a plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program.
About 30 students from the Kyrene School District gathered at the district office last week for a simulated Congressional meeting, discussing the topic of how to increase school supplies.
John Halikowski, director of the Arizona Department of Transportation, has been appointed to the prestigious Transportation Research Board Subcommittee for National Research Council Oversight, a post he will maintain until 2016.
What has been the biggest concern for the future of Ahwatukee for years will remain at the top of the list moving into 2013. There has still been no decision made on whether or not the South Mountain Freeway will run down Pecos Road.
If the Ahwatukee Foothills community knows one thing, it’s how to stand in resilience and maintain hope.
People have always speculated about what might or might not happen in 2012, but this past year turned out to be one full of waiting.
Vernon Parker wipes his face before an interview during his election party at Tomaso's in Phoenix on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Parker won the 9th district congressional GOP nomination.
A new report released last week says the United States is no longer the beacon for illegal immigration that it was when the economy here was expanding rapidly.
A smaller percentage of Arizonans went to the polls this year than in either of the last two presidential elections.
Thanks to the Independent Redistricting Commission, we might see something done in Congress this year.
Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, former Democratic Arizona State Sen. and Arizona congressional candidate Kyrsten Sinema addresses residents in a neighborhood in Mesa, Ariz. Sinema has defeated Republican challenger Vernon Parker for Arizona's 9th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Both sides of the aisle remained cautiously optimistic in Arizona as first election results came in Tuesday night.
Election Day is drawing near. As a citizen, you’ll want to cast your ballot for those candidates who best represent your views on a range of important issues. But as an investor, you might be wondering how the election’s outcome might affect one specific area — your financial outlook.
If the federal government was meant to create jobs, it would have created a surplus of them by now, and unemployment would be far below 7.8 percent — considering the exorbitant amount of money the Obama administration has, as it says, “invested” to do so.
I think I’m one of the few, if any, who actually enjoy getting political calls or knocks on my door.
Education is the foundation to form a more perfect union and to continue to have the greatest economy this planet has ever seen. I’m a student at Mesa Community College, graduating this winter to attend Arizona State University and try to pursue a degree in law. I’m also a voter in Congressional District 9 and recently have heard about an up and coming debate between the two candidates Vernon Parker and Kyrsten Sinema. I think this would be a great idea for the voters of CD9 to see these two candidates talk about their views on education in a robust debate.
Republican candidate for Congressional District 9, Vernon Parker, paid a visit to an Ahwatukee Foothills business on Thursday in an attempt to better understand the needs and challenges of a small business.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced his endorsement of Kyrsten Sinema for Congressional District 9 on Monday.
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