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PHOENIX — Close to one out of every 12 complaints of child abuse since January were not investigated because Child Protective Services workers simply decided, based on the information from a phone call, that they were not important enough to follow through.
PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won't be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.
“Interesting how the President, who said he WILL NOT negotiate, is belittling the GOP for not negotiating!”
PHOENIX – Facing pressure by community groups and criticism from legislative Democrats, Gov. Jan Brewer finally agreed late Monday to have a state agency shuffle around $650,000 in its budget to cover welfare payments for 3,200 needy families – but only through the end of the month.
America’s middle class used to be the proud backbone of our economy. They made things, things of value that other people would pay for. Not only did the middle class prosper, they were the driver of America’s emergence as the world’s economic superpower.
Arizona's jobless rate jumped three-tenths of a point last month to 8.3 percent and now is a full percentage point higher than the national figure.
The state is borrowing $200 million this week to pay off the last of what it owes the federal government for providing jobless benefits to out-of-work employees. And the move should save Arizona businesses $42 on each and every worker they have.
“We are scolded by government messages to rely on mass transit. But your car never goes on strike for a greedier deal. Drive away, dude. Also, why can’t upper management get off their duffs and drive the buses during strikes?”
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth suggests a stronger economy and means the Federal Reserve could slow its bond purchases as early as September.
In the course of human events it is necessary, now and again, to reaffirm some of the thoughts and principles we have lost sight of.
Being a few minutes late for work a couple of times may allow an employer to fire a worker.
Arizonans who have exhausted their initial 26 weeks of unemployment insurance will see cuts in their weekly benefits of as much as $40 because of across-the-board federal budget cuts known as the sequestration.
EDITOR'S NOTE — Aging America is a joint AP-APME project examining the aging of the baby boomers and the effect that this "silver tsunami" is having on the communities in which they live.
Americans are more confident in the U.S. economy than at any point in the past five years, thanks to surging home values, a brighter job market and record-setting stock prices.
The forecast for summer travel, 2013: Partly sunny.
State senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation supporters said enhances religious freedom while foes argue it will give people an ability to use their beliefs as an excuse to discriminate.
During the weeks preceding the formal unveiling of the ludicrously named Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2103, S. 744, the Gang of Eight authors dominated the headlines with their empty promises.
Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
Calling it "an important part of improving education,'' Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday to eliminate the AIMS test -- including the graduation requirement -- paving the way for something else to measure the new Common Core standards already being implemented in Arizona schools.
State lawmakers are poised to make it more difficult for some people to collect unemployment benefits.
The sequester is giving job seekers the "one-two punch," first in terms of unemployment benefits and second in job training.
Peter Sterling’s ascent to the pinnacle of the Mesa business community was relatively fast.
Saying it will help prevent fraud, state lawmakers voted Wednesday to impose new burdens on some people seeking unemployment insurance.
WASHINGTON — Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation's middle class. He declared Republican ideas for reducing the deficit "even worse" than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term.