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Arizonans will vote in November if they want the state to have a lieutenant governor — and want that person elected on the same ticket with the governor.
Need a new washing machine? You may be able to save some serious cash if you can limp your old one along for a couple of more weeks - or fill your pocket with quarters for a trip to the coin laundromat.
Arizonans are having a tougher time managing credit card and mortgage debt than consumers in most other states, according to first-quarter data compiled by credit and information management company TransUnion.
An alarming number of Arizonans eat badly, never exercise and stress constantly, and, as a result, consider themselves in declining health.
The cost for an Arizona resident to fill up his or her tank this week didn’t change all that much when compared to the week prior.
Higher education officials in Arizona say the percentage of people in the state with bachelor’s degrees is rising.
YUMA — Desert dwellers are at high risk of becoming infected with a fungus which thrives in the hot and arid Southwest.
The fungus (Coccidioidomycosis) causes valley fever.
According to the Department of Health Services, valley fever represents 59 percent of the total infectious diseases reported in Arizona this year.
The fungus is found in soil and lives just inches to a few feet beneath the surface.
University of Arizona valley fever specialist Dr. John Galgiani said about 100,000 valley fever infections occur in Arizona.
Galgiani said about two thirds of people that get infected have either no illness or an illness so mild that they don't bother to go to a doctor.
The other third have an illness that is typically described as a pneumonia.
Valley residents out of work six months or longer don’t have to worry about losing their unemployment insurance benefits for another five weeks under a $10 billion measure passed by the U.S. Senate late Tuesday and signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Two Roskamp Sun Health Life Care Communities residences in the West Valley recently earned top-10 ranking from Arizonans in Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2010.
Job seekers fill out applications inside the Mi Pueblo Supermercado in Mesa last year.
WASHINGTON — Not all of a president's political statements in the State of the Union address are made from the podium. Often, the seating arrangement in the visitor's gallery where the president's spouse sits also makes a significant statement.
Clayton Armstrong of Washington stands in front of the West Wing of the White House. Jan. 27, 2010. Clayton, who was a D.C. Scholar with the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during the summer of 2009, will be in the first lady Michelle Obama's box for the State of the Union address. He is a freshman at the University of Arizona. Clayton grew up in Southeast Washington, D.C., and graduated from Ballou High School where he was the captain of the football team.
More than 57,000 unemployed Arizonans will be notified this week of their eligibility for additional weeks of unemployment insurance benefits.
The 2009 legislative session was dominated by work on a balanced state budget, and yet failed to produce one. It's against this fiscal backdrop that the subject of Arizona's gaming policy has come due for review.
The Obama administration’s efforts to turn around the nation’s stalled auto industry drew plenty of skepticism from Arizonans Monday.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Mexican authorities say two U.S. tourists drowned when a wave swept them out to sea in the Baja California peninsula.
Getting There: Traffic jams don’t have to be a fact of life in the East Valley. We just have to pull off the road. That thought struck me last week as I read a report touting the need for more mass transit by the Arizona PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) Education Fund. The paper can be found at www.arizonapirg.org.
PHOENIX - A salmonella food-poisoning outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 people nationwide since April has infected at least 49 Arizonans, authorities said.
Nationwide, about one in five individuals smokes. That rate holds true in our state, where nearly 19 percent of Arizonans use tobacco.
Thousands of Arizonans have had their economic stimulus payments confiscated because of outstanding federal and state debts.
The number of families receiving food stamps in Maricopa County has soared 15 percent in the past year and nearly doubled since 2002. Statewide, the figures are much the same, with nearly one in 10 Arizonans on food stamps, giving the state the distinction of having among the fastest-growing rolls in the country.
Arizonans fear for their economic futures. They’re afraid jobs will become scarcer and recession is on the horizon, according to the latest Rocky Mountain Poll by the Behavioral Research Center of Arizona.
As hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are forced out of their homes by raging wildfires, East Valley residents are rushing in to help battle the blazes and try to make life a little easier in this time of crisis for our border state neighbors.