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Federal officials on Thursday gave the Tohono O'odham Nation final permission to make land it owns near Glendale part of the reservation, a crucial step toward the tribe's plans to build a casino there.
A new report shows that Arizona ranks next-to-last in its recovery of jobs lost to the Great Recession.
Crony capitalism occurs when government and the private sector scratch each other’s back. But that isn’t capitalism at all — rather its opposite.
America’s poor haven’t been doing so well lately. Their political champions in the Democratic Party seem more focused on all those swing voters in the middle-income levels. And while income inequality has become a popular talking point for the self-anointed defenders of the poor, the fact is that the income gap has increased on President Obama’s watch.
Downtown Mesa is experiencing an infusion of activity and nightlife through a collaboration involving local artists and businesses, the City of Mesa, Neighborhood Economic Development Corp, Mesa’s Department of Arts and Culture, and Downtown Mesa Association (DMA). Numerous community-focused events and free activities are being offered toward the shared goal of enlivening the walkable Main Street area.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
A controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature has sparked conversation and debate across the nation.
More than 78 million strong, baby boomers are reaching retirement age (65) at a record pace — 10,000 per day, to be exact, according to the Pew Research Center — and living years longer than previous generations. By the time all the boomers will have turned 65 in 2030, 18 percent of the nation’s population will be at least that age, according to the research center’s projections. Compare that to the population makeup just four years ago, when a little more than 10 percent of Americans were ages 65 and older.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
Gilbert Mayor John Lewis, as well as several town staff members and residents, outlined what Gilbert accomplished in 2013 during the second Digital State of the Town address on Feb. 13.
In Singapore's equivalent of food courts, hawkers sell steaming bowls of noodles, giant crabs in pepper sauce and slices of pungent durian. In Barcelona, patrons at the La Boqueria nibble finely aged ham and buy fresh produce to prepare at home. In the United States? Historically, it's been a wasteland of spongy pretzels, giant sodas, greasy fried rice and endless burgers.
Calling it good for agriculture, two Lake Havasu City GOP lawmakers are pushing to allow farmers to grow hemp without running afoul of state marijuana laws.
Saying she's had enough excuses, Gov. Jan Brewer moved Monday to strip the trouble-plagued Child Protective Services away from the Department of Economic Security.
ATLANTA — Many people who visit Atlanta for the hundreds of conventions the city hosts each year never make it out of the few blocks around their hotels. But the city has much more to offer, and some attractions are even free.
The City of Mesa has reached an agreement to sell more than 11,000 acres of land and receive up to $135 million to an investment firm in one of the largest land deals in the city’s history.
What exactly is an “inadequate” health insurance policy? It turns out that the answer to a seemingly innocuous question is key to our health care future, to what happens when Obamacare goes down.
Credit scores are made up of a complex algorithm that can, at times, seem inexplicable. Often things that seem financially responsible can in fact lower your credit score. Answer the few questions below to test your credit IQ — the answers may surprise you.
Does anyone even care that 6,000 cases of reported neglect and abuse went un-investigated by Child Protective Services Special Welfare Assessment Team at the Arizona Department of Economic Security?
DALLAS — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
As part of my duties as President of the United States Conference of Mayors, I have the opportunity to talk to leaders across the nation about a number of important issues. Many of the topics affect nearly every city, large or small. Airports is a topic that is right at the top of this list.
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To parents and residents living within the Gilbert Public Schools geographic area: