PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday to eliminate seven full-time librarian positions next school year as a cost-saving measure.
PHOENIX — Fearing continued weakness in the economy, legislative budget analysts predicted Thursday the spending plan crafted by Gov. Jan Brewer will leave the state at least $600 million in the hole within three years.
PHOENIX — Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a $9.3 billion spending plan.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer gives what is likely to be her final State of the State speech today, laying out her priorities for the coming year.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with more cash available than they need to cover the basic operation of state government.
I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.
Sunnyside wants to shut down two district schools as part of an effort to close a budget gap after the district's override failed.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.
When the kids are little, it’s easy to just go shopping and pick up whatever you think is cute.
Rachael Blackketter helps her son Joshua, 5, try on a coat at a Goodwill store while doing back-to-school shopping. Looking for their own bargains are her other children, from left, Jacob 7, Jonas 7, and America, 8. Blackketter says one of her strategies is to make a list of needs rather tha…
A "Star Wars" backpack has caught Jonas Blackketter's eye at a Goodwill store. Some moms say they wait to shop until after school starts so their kids can decide what they want based on styles other kids are wearing. They note that bargains can be found at both thrift and department stores.
Wow, school is starting for many Tucson kids in just over two weeks.
Tucson faces a financial future heavy with ballooning pensions, streetcar costs and more. But it hopes to take one major financial concern off the list by asking voters to approve a $50 million increase to what it can spend in a given year.
PHOENIX - Foes of Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion were already moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature - even before Brewer has a chance to sign it into law.
The board that oversees the state's public universities has unanimously approved a $1.8 billion operating budget for the University of Arizona and its medical facilities next year, a 10 percent increase over this year's budget.
The Sahuarita Town Council unanimously approved a $95.7 million tentative budget this week.
PHOENIX — Rolling handily over most Republicans, the state House voted early today for an $8.8 billion spending plan, including an extensive expansion of the state's Medicaid program.