Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his address to Congress isn't meant to snub anyone, but a number of lawmakers are boycotting the speech.
Valley Housing Market Has Softened
The Valley’s housing market seems to have slowed a bit, not Great Recession slow, but slower than it was earlier in the year.
Jim Belfiore, president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting in Phoenix, said that has led some home builders to try and drive demand. He said a rise in interest rates earlier this year and a significant increase in new home prices has softened the market a bit.