Voter-approved Proposition 206 has led to a lawsuit, and concerns about how the state’s new higher minimum wage would impact Arizona — and its budget. But a new analysis from the Grand Canyon Institute suggests concerns about effects on the general fund may be overblown.
The Arizona Court of Appeals heard arguments today about whether the state’s Medicaid expansion was approved legally or not. To talk about this is Mary Jo Pitzl, who covers state government for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Tension throbbed inside a packed conference room where local undocumented immigrants sat across the table from Mexican lawmakers. The immigrants were supposed to share their experiences. But at least one person felt like Mexican diplomats weren’t paying attention.
A developer claims a tourist attraction on the Navajo side of the Grand Canyon would create 3,000 jobs. But four tribes consider the location holy ground. It's called the confluence - the place where the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers meet.
A state Appeals Court will hear oral argument this morning in a long-running challenge to Arizona’s Medicaid expansion. It’s been four years since former-Gov. Jan Brewer pushed the plan through the state Legislature and was then sued by Republican lawmakers.
Detroit is known for cars, and Phoenix could be known for sensors. Tomorrow, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council will unveil the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan. It’s part of an initiative through the Brookings Institution to help regions create strategies to support sustainable economic growth.
In most workplaces, it would seem a little odd to hear a baby giggling in a daily meeting. But at the Arizona Department of Health Services, it’s nothing to bat an eye at. ADHS has been allowing new moms to bring their newborns to work with them since 2001 as part of the "Infant at Work" program.
Last night, Adele made history sweeping the Grammys, winning album, record and song of the year. Joining me now to talk about some of the memorable moments from last night and what they mean is Amanda Petrusich, a music journalist and contributing writer for the "New Yorker."