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Renters in 71 of Arizona’s 91 cities and towns pay a tax on their lease. The amounts range from 1 percent to 4 percent. But a bill in the state legislature would eliminate the renters’ tax.
March 05, 2015
State lawmakers are expected to start debating the new budget Thursday afternoon.
March 05, 2015
Much of the nation’s fresh fruits and vegetables are grown in the Southwest. A successful harvest now relies on the convergence of three different arenas: farming, technology and venture capitalism.
March 05, 2015
After more than two years, law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal level have completed an investigation into a drug trafficking organization with ties to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel.
March 05, 2015
The most recent winter storm to descend on the East Coast has resulted in more than 4,000 cancellations and long flight delays, affecting travelers across the country.
March 05, 2015
Arizona’s three state universities will face more cuts than the governor had initially proposed.
March 05, 2015
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that would allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to issue drivers licenses that comply with the REAL ID act.
March 05, 2015
We bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
March 05, 2015
We talked about whether the IRC has accomplished what it was supposed to with Bart Turner, who was co-author of the ballot initiative that created the commission.
March 04, 2015
We talked with Humble about immunization, medical marijuana and behavioral health.
March 04, 2015
The Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU isn't new. But when you consider Morrison has a new water policy center and a new quarterly public poll, it may seem that way.
March 04, 2015
Next year kids at Apache Junction schools will have every Friday off.
March 04, 2015
In his new book, "Chasing Arizona," author Ken Lamberton spent an entire year digging into the state’s people and places.
March 04, 2015
The Arizona Coyotes got a new name this year, a new majority owner and now, with the passing of this week’s National Hockey League trade deadline, a lot of new players.
March 04, 2015
When Phoenix launched its Bike Share program in November, there were about 100 bikes stationed at 27 hubs dotting the downtown area. In the three months since it kicked off, the city now has more than 350 bikes at 40 stations and the plan is to keep expanding.
March 04, 2015
They may be digging out from an early March snowstorm now, but Flagstaff residents were basking in the warmest temperatures the city has ever had last month.
March 04, 2015
City council members in Tucson voted unanimously to look for a new site to house activists protesting the city’s urban camping laws. The move is parts of a larger effort officials are taking to address homelessness in Tucson.
March 04, 2015
The exact point of when humans evolved into our current form has been debated. But now a team from ASU has made a new discovery of something very old which may help answer the debate.
March 04, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council has recommended an increase in salary and a new pay program for police officers in an effort to increase retention.
March 03, 2015
A $30 billion sales tax over the next 35 years is now up to voters. The Phoenix city council voted Tuesday to put the tax up for a vote later this year.
March 03, 2015

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