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Closures for freeway improvement projects in the Phoenix area will be limited this weekend, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A stretch of southbound Loop 202 near US 60 in east Mesa will be closed for resurfacing work. Drivers are asked to plan ahead and use alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
A stretch of eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) near the Interstate 10 'Mini-Stack' interchange in Phoenix will be closed Saturday morning for pavement repair work, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Part of Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler also will be closed at times for pedestrian bridge work. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead, allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following Phoenix-area freeway restrictions are in place:
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Reaffirming the right of voters to make their own laws, the Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled state lawmakers acted illegally in refusing to adjust state aid to public schools for inflation.
Americans’ confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 1/2-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick up in coming months.
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 its automatic access to student fees.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Low mortgage rates have made buying a home more affordable and turned rentals into an attractive option for investors.
After reading that the Senate has passed a bill to have online retailers charge sales tax exactly the same as brick and mortar businesses, I am hopeful that Congress will see the impact this will have on their communities. Small businesses have suffered and many have closed because people can save tax dollars by purchasing online. In fact, many people use local retail businesses as testing grounds for whatever they want to buy online. While we all love the idea of getting a deal, it shouldn’t be done on the backs of our local retail businesses. If the same tax is charged online as in person sales, both types of retail would be better served. I hope our Congressmen will realize that when the issue comes to a vote.
Don Kennedy’s guest commentary in the May 15 AFN (“Why the resistance to background checks and why the need for semi-automatics?”) attempts to perpetuate various false assertions of the gun lobby. Let’s call him on a few:
After years in the doldrums, the housing market appears back on track. Home sales and prices are up, and mortgage rates remain near historic lows, reinvigorating the appeal of homeownership.
Several freeway-improvement projects in the Phoenix area will require closures this weekend (May 3-5), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and consider alternate routes while the following freeway closures are in place this weekend:
California has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the nation. In addition to the over 9,000 federal gun laws, California has also enacted many laws at the state level, including ban on high-capacity magazines, ban on “assault weapons,” waiting period on gun purchases, an approved handgun list — handguns must be certified by the state before they can cross the state line, private party sales require transfer via a licensed dealer, identification of “gun free zones” and many others.
When the new Phoenix Premium Outlets opened last week it was flooded with eager shoppers, but many of those shoppers were confused when they saw the taxes applied to their purchases.
If you own a business, you may well follow a “do it now” philosophy — which is, of course, necessary to keep things running smoothly. Still, you also need to think about tomorrow — which means you’ll want to take action on your own retirement and business succession plans.
On Thursday, April 4 the new Phoenix Premium Outlets will open with 90 stores ready to offer discounts of 25 to 65 percent off retail prices.
It’s that time of year again! Friends for Life Animal Rescue is accepting donations for its annual yard sale that will be happening April 5-7 at the shelter, 143 W. Vaughn Ave. in downtown Gilbert.
Two new reports on the cost of changing how construction activity is taxed could torpedo the sales tax simplification plan being pushed by Gov. Jan Brewer.
A series of mayors told lawmakers Monday that proposed changes in sales tax laws will mean financial ruin for their cities.
Claiming illegal retaliation, the Arizona Students' Association is asking a federal judge to void a vote by the Board of Regents changing how its fees are collected.
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Arizona is an ideal place to utilize solar electricity. But the decision to invest in a solar installation on your home can be complicated.
More ordinary buyers are finally getting into the Phoenix-area housing market as home prices continue to rise and investors find fewer bargains to snap up. That’s according to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, which reveals the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of November.
Parting ways with her own Republican Party, Gov. Jan Brewer today proposed expanding Arizona's Medicaid program to take advantage of the federal Affordable Care Act.
The city of Phoenix will be paying close attention to the way Arizona simplifies its tax system. Some changes could have negative impacts on the city, according to the city’s Finance Department.