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Recent data show Arizona's first ten years in biosciences have been a boon for the state, with jobs growing in related industries even while the recession pounded other sectors.KJZZ's Steve Goldstein talks with Marty Shultz, TGen's Dr.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies are underpaid. A 5 percent cut could force the justice courts to close two courtrooms. That’s what Maricopa County supervisors heard at the last of many budget hearings Tuesday morning.
punishment for the abuse of Arizona's
fireworks laws would be reduced, under a bill approved by the state House. It makes violations a petty offense, rather
than the current misdemeanor. But, the
idea doesn't sit well with Yuma Democrat Lisa Otondo.
The Roosevelt School District is the only one in the Valley that will benefit
from a recently awarded federal education grant. The money will be used to help
boost math scores among elementary students.
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled a 2010 state law allowing school districts to spend unused bond money without asking voters is unconstitutional. The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel Thursday is a win for the Goldwater Institute and a loss for the Cave Creek Unified School District.
Arizona Senator John McCain and Republican Lindsey
Graham of South Carolina, are demanding
answers from the Obama administration about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the two say they'll oppose the president's appointment of John Brennan to head the CIA, until they get them.
Brewer and President Barack Obama probably don’t agree on much, but when it comes to
Medicaid in Arizona, they seem to be on the same page.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer held a rally Tuesday in support of Medicaid expansion.
A proposed cross-border natural
gas pipeline in southern Arizona is leading to concerns about the protection of
a wildlife refuge in the area. Texas-based
Kinder Morgan Company wants to construct the 200 million dollar pipeline that
would transport El Paso natural gas to customers in Mexico.
Mexico’s President has proposed major
telecommunications reforms that are supported by the nation’s three major
political parties.The changes
would create two new national television channels and form a powerful
independent regulatory commission along the lines of the Federal Communications
Commission in the United
Governor Jan Brewer continues her efforts to expand Medicaid in Arizona, but many conservatives are critical — saying the Governor is selling out principles in exchange for federal money. Steve Goldstein gets different perspectives on the proposed expansion from Mary K.
One of Phoenix’s city councilmen is in Washington, D.C. for the second time in as many weeks. As KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports, he’s
calling attention to how Phoenix
and other U.S. cities will suffer after federal budget cuts.