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The American Left loudly proclaims it’s compassion for the poor. Any community organizer worth his salt knows that the role of government is to take from “the rich” (who don’t need it anyway, as President Obama insists) and give to the poor.
State lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday -- but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy from catalogs and on the World Wide Web.
As the economy continues to recover, competition is intense in virtually every industry. The auto insurance providers slug it out for market share. The cell phone service carriers fight tooth and nail for subscribers. Even universities battle it out to attract students, not to mention benefactors and research dollars.
It used to be when you got a room full of mayors from East Valley cities together a fight might break out. It was like they were maneuvering for the same slice of pie. These days a darn love fest happens when they come together. All they need are flowers in their hair.
Arizona State University sophomore Anisha Hindocha works hard to put herself through school without having to take out loans – so hard that it’s started to affect her health.
An upcoming forum organized by the East Valley Partnership will feature the unveiling of a new branding effort that could end up being the most significant campaign in the group’s history.
Some GOP lawmakers are threatening to torpedo the budget being pushed by their own leaders if $400 million in planned spending is not cut across the board.
Prolific documentary-maker Alex Gibney delivers a gripping account of the wins and losses of hard-charging idealism on the front lines of the information wars in "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks." Exhaustively researched and balanced in its view of the controversial key player, the film slips in ahead of DreamWorks' dramatic take on the exploits of Julian Assange, "The Fifth Estate," which is currently shooting.
The Court of Appeals won't stop the state from continuing to fund a controversial voucher program, at least not now.
Arizona public schools again had some of the lowest per-pupil spending in the nation in 2011, ahead of only Oklahoma, Idaho and Utah, according to a recent Census Bureau report.
Arizona State University is launching a free summer program offering mentorship and business training for inventors and entrepreneurs
House lawmakers on Thursday approved legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets in spite of a veto threat from President Barack Obama.
The City of Mesa and Arizona State University are partnering on a technology business accelerator site, to be located at the ASU Polytechnic campus, in the southeast part of the city.
New figures show the state's economy continues to plug along.
America has always made a commitment to putting a good education within reach of anyone who is willing to work for it. The promise of a good education for everyone is part of what makes America great. As a person who works in the high tech industry, I am deeply committed and concerned about the success of all students.
School districts in the East Valley are working the numbers to figure how much they will have to pay utilities, pay teachers next year or spend on textbooks.
At one time, the community of Gilbert had a great reputation. It had great schools and a proud economic future that led to Gilbert being one of the best communities to live in in the United States.
Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.
Putting herself through school, Shayna Stevens relies heavily on student loans to pursue a degree in secondary education at Northern Arizona University.
Mesa’s Red Mountain High School finished fourth overall in its first U.S. Academic Decathlon last week.
Thousands of students in poorly performing public schools could soon get what amounts to a voucher from the state to go elsewhere -- or even get educated at home -- a move that could remove hundreds of millions of dollars a year from public schools.
Three term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for governor this coming year.
After a number of parents vocally stressed at Thursday’s Gilbert Town Council meeting that they think the proposed construction of a mental health facility in Gilbert is too close to a nearby elementary school, the Town of Gilbert is hosting a follow-up meeting later this month to specifically address the topic with local residents.
New unemployment numbers released Thursday suggest the state's economic recovery is weakening.