In a few months, the Phoenix metro area should have a comprehensive regional plan to address homelessness. The Maricopa Association of Governments presented an overview to the Phoenix City Council on Tuesday.
How often do people’s spiritual beliefs affect how they think about money? Quite a bit, according to Harvard University professor Benjamin Friedman in his latest book "Religion and the Rise of Capitalism." The Show spoke talked with him about whether that connection leads us to any link between ideas like free will and free markets.
With state revenues running more than $1 billion ahead of expectations and better times forecast, Arizona Republican lawmakers are looking to compress all of the state's income tax brackets down to a single rate of 2.5% by 2024. But not all Republicans are in agreement.
As the intense Southwest drought continues, there has been discussion for a number of years about when — not if — Arizona’s allocation of Colorado River water would be reduced. It sounds very much like that will happen in 2022.
The Arizona Legislature late Monday approved a key part of a plan that will provide new opportunities for gambling at casinos owned by Native American tribes and for the first time allow sports betting both on and off reservations.
Preparing for a $2 trillion overhaul of the nation’s infrastructure, the Biden administration has handed out letter grades to each state.
Arizona has been given a C for its infrastructure, which sounds rather average, but only two states received a higher mark.
Renting or buying a home in Arizona is increasingly expensive and more and more households in our state are cost-burdened. A new report from ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy says the state’s affordable housing shortage is only going to get worse without intervention.
All the new law says is that the governor — and state and local officials — can't order businesses to enforce those edicts about who has to be wearing a mask. That technically would be up to others, ranging from local law enforcement and state health department workers to the Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.
In the wake of Major League Baseball pulling the All-Star Game out of Georgia to protest controversial voting laws, Arizona may face a similar fate.
But Gov. Doug Ducey says his decision on whether to sign the bills opponents say will disenfranchise voters won't be swayed by fears of losing the 2023 Super Bowl.
The opioid epidemic continues to be a significant problem in Arizona, according to a new report from the Arizona Public Health Association. That’s despite efforts in 2018 by the Legislature and governor to put a dent in the crisis.
Phoenix is way behind when it comes to meeting its tree and shade goals. Now the city is offering an online system for residents and businesses to donate money to plant more trees. → More Arizona Business News
The University of Arizona fired head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller April 7. Reports surfaced in late 2017 that Miller and his program were under investigation by the NCAA for multiple violations involving inappropriate recruiting practices. The FBI was also involved in those investigations.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation banning the use of private funding for elections but said the money the state received last year from organizations with funding from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation was helpful and used with "integrity.”
Thirteen months after closing public libraries to in-building visits, Phoenix will begin a phased reopening. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved a limited reopening plan for 17 library locations.