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Arizona can't pay school bill, judge told

Arizona can't pay school bill, judge told

Money just isn’t there, attorney for legislators says in fund dispute.

October 27, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Judge: Arizona owes public schools more than $300M now

Judge: Arizona owes public schools more than $300M now

Lawmakers have ignored voter mandate for inflation adjustments, judge says.

August 21, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Judge: Arizona public schools deserve funding boost now

Judge: Arizona public schools deserve funding boost now

Lawmakers have ignored a law to adjust funding to inflation, judge says.

August 21, 2014 10:39 amLoading…
Slow growth to accelerate, UA economists say

Slow growth to accelerate, UA economists say

Arizona and Tucson should see stronger economic growth in the next year as the effects of federal spending cuts last year wear off, University of Arizona economists say.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bill that would require Arizona to adjust tax brackets for inflation moves to governor

PHOENIX — It looks like Gov. Jan Brewer is going to have to decide whether Arizona taxpayers should be penalized because of inflation — at least for this coming year.

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Daunting challenges loom in major areas of the economy this year

As the U.S. economy continues to sputter,  five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014: 

January 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

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.

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Why you shouldn't get too excited about the Dow's record

In inflation-adjusted terms, it's still 11 percent below a record high

March 05, 2013 2:50 pmLoading…

Economy shrank at end of last year

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy shrank unexpectedly late last year, a reminder of the biggest threat it faces in 2013: sharp government spending cuts and prolonged political budget fights.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Court rules against Ariz. for denying schools aid

PHOENIX — State lawmakers and Gov. Jan Brewer were legally wrong in refusing to fully increase state aid to schools to account for inflation, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today.

January 15, 2013 11:25 amLoading…

Fed targets unemployment, but may be able to do little about it

Move is hailed as an advance in transparency by the central bank

December 20, 2012 11:10 pmLoading…
Food prices up; drought will make it worse in long run

Food prices up; drought will make it worse in long run

An Arizona Farm Bureau Federation spokeswoman says there's no specific reason for the overall rise in food prices. But some big price swings are in the offing, and we can blame the big drought for that.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona's food prices up; drought will make it worse in long run

Arizona's food prices up; drought will make it worse in long run

PHOENIX - The cost of feeding your family is going up.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Can gas prices affect Tucson's next election?

Can gas prices affect Tucson's next election?

At the Tuesday night election results party, Republican candidate Jesse Kelly said the comment he heard most often from voters on the campaign trail was how much it cost to fill up their last tank of gas.

June 13, 2012 11:38 amLoading…

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