The national job numbers for January showed the U.S. economy adding 200,000 positions — a positive development that beat expectations by a healthy amount. And the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent. But what do those numbers really tell us?
Workers from the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine in northeast Arizona will be in Phoenix on Tuesday. They’re calling for action to save the NGS power plant, which is slated to close at the end of next year.
If you have ever driven to San Diego in the summer, chances are you have stopped in the unincorporated town of Dateland. At the very least, you have seen billboards for the travel center’s “world-famous date shakes” in the tiny town of Dateland.
The bill would allocate $80,000 annually to the Arizona Department of Corrections from the state general fund so that all women in state prisons have access to free, unlimited, feminine hygiene products.
The Waste Management Phoenix Open continues to grow, with crowds reaching record levels again for this year’s event. Organizers say the event’s economic impact continues to grow as well. Over 719,000 people came through the gates, smashing last year’s mark by nearly 65,000.
The Cold War ended — at least in the traditional sense — with Russia’s move away from the Soviet Union and communism and the fall of the Berlin Wall. But that clearly hasn’t eliminated tension in Eastern Europe and the need for additional security through collaborations like NATO.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. The special primary is being held on Feb. 27, and The Arizona Republic has revealed its endorsements for CD8 on the Republican and Democratic sides. The paper’s Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about those.