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The California Supreme Court earlier this week adopted a broader definition of who is an employee and could make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors. That’s important in a lot of jobs, especially in the so-called “gig economy.”
May. 3, 2018
The Tinder Fire has burned for nearly a week in Coconino County, and so far, lower winds and high humidity have helped keep the progression of the fire down.
May. 3, 2018
Gov. Ducey signed the education funding portion of the budget early this morning, giving teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020. It’s a plan he first introduced weeks ago in an attempt to head off the teacher walkout that’s been going on for the last six days across the state.
May. 3, 2018
On this Thursday morning, the Arizona House finished work on the new state budget while the Senate had voted on the package of bills earlier in the day.
May. 3, 2018
Texas, and six other states, sued the federal government this week, arguing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program is unconstitutional and should be ended.
May. 3, 2018
Voters will decide whether to move non-partisan elections for the mayor and Phoenix City Council from the fall of odd-numbered years to November of even-numbered years to coincide with statewide general elections.
May. 3, 2018
The AIA has pulled the credentials and banned photographers Jeff and Zach Edgington, known as “The Edge Twins,” over allegations of inappropriate conduct.
May. 3, 2018
The CDC updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 121 people had gotten sick in 25 states. At least 52 people have been hospitalized, including 14 with kidney failure, which is an unusually high number of hospitalizations.
May. 3, 2018
Band teachers put down their batons and picked up their own instruments, marching to a different drum on the Capitol lawn with the #RedForEd movement.
May. 3, 2018
After the Legislature stayed in session all night, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill early this morning granting teachers an average 19 percent pay increase within three years.
May. 3, 2018
Teachers who had hoped to go back to work Thursday essentially extended their strike by a day to ensure they could continue pressuring the Legislature. Many schools districts planning to re-open Thursday decided to remain closed.
#RedForEd Strike: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | More Education News
May. 2, 2018
The Maricopa County Stadium District and the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached a potential settlement in a legal battle over the future of Chase Field, and officials want the public to weigh in on the proposal before it goes to a vote on May 9.
May. 2, 2018
Arizona’s teacher strike has drawn thousands of people to the Capitol since last Thursday. Educators in rural Arizona cities, where schools have stayed open out of necessity, want their voices heard too.
May. 2, 2018
A new lawsuit to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program threatens to add to the list of conflicting decisions on the future of the program that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
May. 2, 2018
The Phoenix Suns have announced their new head coach, and it’s a name familiar to longtime Suns fans.
May. 2, 2018
Rain and snow have helped firefighters battling the Tinder Fire, which has burned more than 11,000 acres in North-Central Arizona, but hundreds of people remain evacuated.
May. 2, 2018
With the sea of red on the capitol grounds this week, you might’ve missed the students in orange.
May. 2, 2018
Teachers in other states have also been trying to communicate the need for more funding. We’ve heard a lot from educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma but today we're here with the results of another western state's movement.
May. 2, 2018
Supporters of the Arizona teacher walkout remain at the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, calling on lawmakers to increase funding for education. It’s still unclear whether they’ll return to the classroom Thursday.
#RedForEd Strike: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | More Education News
May. 2, 2018
The deadliest gunfight in Arizona history didn’t happen at the storied OK Corral. It also wasn’t a classic Wild West shootout, it was over the federal government’s draft into what would become the First World War.
May. 2, 2018

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