New report backs Gov. Doug Ducey's plan.
Online lending and crowdfunding are new sources of capital.
Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.
Governing Board decides to spend $4.7 million on raises.
Dodge Middle School move unlikely due to lack of funds, superintendent says.
The plan focuses on curriculum and instruction, diversity, facilities, finance and communication.
PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers asked the state Court of Appeals this afternoon to give them a chance to prove that hundreds of millions of dollars being used to support an expanded Medicaid program were illegally enacted.
Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are free to give parents what amounts to a voucher of public funds to educate their children at any private or parochial school they want, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today.
The will of the voters, coupled with a constitutional provision prohibiting legislative tinkering with anything approved at the ballot, pretty much makes ignoring mandated adjustments to public school funding off limits, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Clarence Carter, director of the Department of Economic Security, right, and state lawmakers watch as Gov. Jan Brewer signs legislation to hire more CPS caseworkers.
PHOENIX - A new law providing $4.4 million to fund 50 more Child Protective Services workers will be just a stopgap measure without efforts to halt abuse in the first place, the head of the agency said Thursday.
PHOENIX - Saying they are being crushed by the cost of patients unable to pay, hospital executives rallied this week to back a plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - Attorneys for the state and abortion foes are asking a federal appeals court to let it cut off federal and state funding for Planned Parenthood because the agency also offers abortions.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she's willing to work with supporters of Proposition 204 for more money for the classroom, but only after voters kill the initiative.
Pima Community College now has three strikes against it in its fight to collect $1 million-plus a year from taxpayers in a tiny neighboring county.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers blocked a bid by rural interests to take about $42 million left in a voter-approved account to preserve open space and use it instead to help operate and preserve state parks and prevent future forest fires.
PHOENIX - Facing a threatened lawsuit, the state House voted 36-20 Tuesday to give the Independent Redistricting Commission another $700,000.
PHOENIX - Saying time has run out, the director of the Independent Redistricting Commission has instructed his attorneys to file suit this morning to get the state to provide what he said are necessary funds.