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Helping The Downtown Phoenix Homeless Population
The assumption used to be that every community was going to have a chronically homeless population. How could you possibly get people off the streets?
Dec. 13, 2013
Arizona
Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan will have its first day in court Friday afternoon.
Dec. 13, 2013
New Year Brings Price Transparency
Come New Year’s Day, Arizonans could have a better sense of what it costs to see the doctor. Earlier this year, state lawmakers approved a measure requiring many hospitals and physician practices to make available lists of how much their most common procedures cost for patients who pay out of pocket.
Dec. 13, 2013
Stanton Pushing for Donations To Low-Income Schoolscome Schools
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is urging residents to donate money to low-income schools in the city and take a tax credit in the process.
Dec. 13, 2013
Valley Ice Rinks Thrive
CityScape is home to one of the Valley’s outdoor holiday rinks, but it is not the only one. Even though wintertime in the Valley does not generally include snow or even temperatures that would allow snow to stick on the ground, you can still pretend you are skating around that massive tree at Rockefeller Center without leaving Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2013
Did You Know: Monument Hill
You may have walked around the wetlands in the West Valley. The area is surrounded by birds, petroglyphs and a hiking spot, but there is more to this place than meets the eye.
Dec. 13, 2013
Former Diamondbacks Pitcher
The top game being developed by the defunct video game company of former Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling failed to sell at an auction this week.
Dec. 13, 2013
Brewer Lawyers Head To Court
Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer want a judge to kick out a lawsuit challenging the Medicaid expansion Brewer spearheaded. The challenge comes from fellow Republicans.
Dec. 13, 2013
AZ Legislature Cuts Number Of Income Tax Brackets
A special legislative panel voted Thursday cut the number of state income tax brackets. But some lawmakers are concerned about what comes next.
Dec. 13, 2013
Temperatures Will Dip A Few Degrees This Weekend
Look for temperatures to dip a few degrees Friday and Saturday before bouncing up early next week. Additionally, parts of the state will see some rain and snow.
Dec. 13, 2013
Arizona Gas Prices Up Slightly
It’s going to cost slightly more to fill up your vehicle this weekend. The statewide average price of gas is $3.15 a gallon this morning.
Dec. 13, 2013
 Sen. Boxer Introduces Bill To Improve Short-Term Detention At Borders
California Senator Barbara Boxer has introduced a bill designed to set minimum standards for holding people in short-term custody at the nation’s borders.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Day Of Action Calls For End Of Deportation
As part of a national day of action, a small group of protesters in San Antonio are calling for the end of deportations following a request from several members of Congress.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Group Demands Investigation Into El Paso Immigrant Detention Center
A group of immigrant activists is calling for an investigation into the detention of asylum seekers at an El Paso detention facility. They allege the detainees are being wrongfully held.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Judge Rejects Plan To Pump Rural Water To Las Vegas
A Nevada judge ruled Wednesday what some have called “the death knell” of an ongoing water case that could set precedence for the entire arid Southwest.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Are Asylum Seekers Abusing The System?
The number of people seeking asylum in the United States more than doubled this year, raising suspicion among some members of Congress. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Thursday to question whether some asylum seekers are abusing the system.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Latinos Signing Up For ACA In Strong Numbers
As the rollout of the Affordable Care Act continues, the Obama administration is intensifying its outreach — especially to Latino households and Spanish speakers. With the Spanish-language ACA website now running the White House hopes to make up for lost time.
Dec. 12, 2013
Senior Urban Housing Development Opens
Another senior urban housing development was unveiled Thursday afternoon, this time in Mesa.
Dec. 12, 2013
Arpaio Wants Jailed Veterans To Get Special Treatment
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said veterans in the county jails are going to get special treatment.
Dec. 12, 2013
Arizona Receives Ranking
Arizona ranks 14th among the states for the number of housing units with a foreclosure filing during November, according to new data released on Thursday morning by RealtyTrac.
Dec. 12, 2013

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