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.
Marana and Oro Valley both approved balanced budgets for the 2013-14 fiscal year, but the towns differed on their philosophies.
It's halfway through the fiscal year and Border Patrol agents still don't know if they are going to be furloughed and what's going to happen to their overtime.
The latest compromise on immigration reform includes a plan under which the U.S. Border Patrol would double in size with the addition of 20,000 new agents, 700 more miles of fencing would be completed and an additional dozen unarmed surveillance drones would be purchased. The plan also calls…
The Tucson City Council voted unanimously on final adoption of next year's $1.272 billion budget. But not before getting an earful from frustrated city employees over disproportionate pay increases.
The three-hour open house on the proposed county budget to let residents learn more about how tax dollars will be spent seemed to focus more on the "whys" behind the spending than the "wheres."
Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller will host her own budget town hall on Friday, grilling the county staff about the proposed fiscal 2014 budget.
PHOENIX - Senate Republicans are proposing a nearly $8.8 billion spending plan for the coming year, a 1.6 percent hike over current levels.