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On Sept. 4, Mesa will host the “Open Data Roadshow,” along with Arizona State University and Code for America, at the Mesa Arts Center’s Piper Theater. The exposé will focus on the ways that everyone can benefit from increased transparency in local government.
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation was recently awarded the prestigious four-star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. The rating signifies good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is one of only 29 Arizona non-profit organizations will such a high rating.
If President Obama negotiates a massive new trade bill but doesn’t tell the general public about it, can it still go into effect? Can it still deplete our jobs and prosperity, the way past trade agreements like NAFTA and the recent Korean trade agreement have? Can it still lead to a destructive trade deficit?
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation was recently awarded a four-star rating by Charity Navigator. The rating signifies good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is one of 29 Arizona non-profit organizations with the highest rating assigned by Charity Navigator.
The mud-slinging in the Republican gubernatorial fray has gotten so bad that party Chairman Robert Graham has told the contenders to just cool it — or risk electing Democrat Fred DuVal in November.
Efforts to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to Ahwatukee Foothills have been quiet for about a year, ever since a city zoning official denied one company’s request to put a dispensary at 48th Street and Warner Road, but the company may have found a new location on a county island in Ahwatukee.
If you received a bill in the mail that contained $700 in hidden fees, you’d be furious ... right? That’s exactly what could happen to you this November if you live in Phoenix.
Money can be a topic people are reluctant to discuss, but having an open, transparent dialogue about your finances should be the goal when it comes to your relationship with your financial advisor. An integral part of the client-advisor relationship is dependent on your advisor knowing the ins and outs of your overall financial situation, as well as your goals for the future. Arming your advisor with this information helps ensure that he or she can provide you with the most appropriate resources and strategies.
The city of Phoenix website, phoenix.gov, has a new look and new features for residents, business and visitors that can be viewed more easily from any mobile device.
Ben Franklin once said. “If you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.” He wasn’t talking about government, but the wisdom applies.
District 6 councilmember Scott Somers finished his year long term as chair of the Board of Directors at the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA).
Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multi-state consortium that is crafting tests for students.
Rebuffing a bid to add new last-minute string to funding, state senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing what is now $63 million in new cash to get it started.
A Phoenix subcommittee has approved changes to the city’s fencing ordinance regarding golf courses and the proposal now will head to a full council vote.
Top legislative leaders are telling Gov. Jan Brewer she can have the money she wants for child welfare — but not all at once.
When Ahwatukee Foothills resident Penelope Johnson’s homeowners association told her the abuse she had noticed could only be corrected by taking them to court, she wasn’t about to back down.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Thursday to immediately approve nearly $60 million in cash to create a new child welfare agency and revamp how Arizona handles abuse and neglect complaints.
Unable to block Common Core, state lawmakers voted Monday to prohibit the state from adopting any education standards mandated by the federal government.
If I were Gov. Jan Brewer, I’d want to know how the Office of Child Welfare Investigations, OCWI as it’s called, managed to hire an investigator to protect Arizona’s children who falsified his past about having been a police officer?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the kitchen and bar staff at Hock Farm restaurant scrambled to meet the incoming orders.
The conflict in Iraq is all but over. The vast majority of troops are home, and the fighting has died down considerably. However, one man continues to battle, inspired by the war to make changes here at home.
PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
The share of education tax dollars that actually wind up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has monitored it.
Dear Gilbert School Board Members,
Ed Zuercherr on Wednesday unanimously was selected as Phoenix’s next city manager but the next step will be somewhat controversial, councilman Sal DiCiccio said on Thursday.