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Arizona ranks amongst the lowest in U.S. in land-use and zoning regulations — important factors in lower housing costs

Posted by   /  October 19, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) In a new paper, Vanessa Brown Calder uses regression analysis to examine the link between housing prices and zoning and land-use controls. Washington, D.C – In a new analysis released today, Cato policy analyst Vanessa Brown Calder finds that the increase in zoning […]

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Nominal, politically driven tax breaks on the way

Posted by   /  October 19, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizonans are in line for an income tax cut when they file their returns next April. But don’t go planning that trip to Europe — or even Los Angeles — just yet. A new law is boosting the standard exemption on state tax forms. […]

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Environmental study ranks Arizona second lowest among Western states

Posted by   /  October 19, 2017  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Joshua Bowling | The Republic Arizona ranked second-lowest among eight Western states in a scorecard measuring the use and management of public lands, an advocacy group said Tuesday. The scorecard, produced and released by the non-profit Center for Western Priorities, examined how Western states regulated public lands, recreation, wildlife conservation and energy development. Jennifer […]

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10 best markets for raising a family

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

RealtorMag Families often seek a lot of space in a home to spread out. Which markets offer the best chances to live large and affordably? Homes in Arizona may be the best deal for a family’s budget, according to a new analysis. Arizona homes are appreciating at a quick rate, particularly in markets around the […]

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AZBEX Public Works Conference keynote: Federal impact on Arizona

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Rebekah Morris and Tasha Anderson | AZBEX The keynote address of the 2017 AZBEX Public Works Conference featured an open interview between AZBEX Editor Roland Murphy and Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters. The conversational format was designed to give attendees a more personal account of a cabinet-level position, drawing out opinions and […]

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Secretary of State: Arizona’s election hacking was ‘much ado about nothing’

Posted by   /  October 6, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

KTAR.COM Officials with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office said reports that hackers believed to be directed by the Russian government breached Arizona’s state election database last year were “much ado about little or nothing.” Before the 2016 presidential election, the FBI said it uncovered information that hackers breached Arizona’s state election database in an […]

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First-time homebuyers: Your time is now

Posted by   /  October 4, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Suzanne De Vita | RisMedia Fall is for first-timers. Seventy of the top 100 largest metropolitan areas see more starter homes on-market in October, November and December, relieving prices 4.8 percent over spring, according to the recently released Trulia Inventory and Price Watch. The most dramatic shifts—in favor of first-time homebuyers—in prices and supply […]

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Maracay brings LEED® homes to the West Valley Phoenix

Posted by   /  October 2, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Cottages at Rio Paseo to offer residents ‘life within walking distance’ Maracay Homes is celebrating the grand opening of Cottages at Rio Paseo, a highly anticipated, 93-home neighborhood located within walking distance of Goodyear, Arizona’s top shopping and dining district, Saturday, Oct. 7. Cottages will feature homes that will be registered with the U.S. Green […]

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John McCain’s legacy: a flowing river for economic development

Posted by   /  October 2, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is 81 and battling a serious form of brain cancer with a low survival prognosis. He was just reelected to a sixth six-year term in the Senate and is in frequent battles with President Donald Trump including over Obamacare. McCain also has had lengthy and […]

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ASU coach comments on the scandal that puts cloud over college basketball as season starts

Posted by   /  September 29, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

What does it all mean for UA coach Sean Miller? By Doug Haller | azcentral sports Across the country, this usually is a time of excitement in college basketball. Instead, as practice begins Friday, recent events have produced a cloud that shows no signs of moving anytime soon. A federal probe has led to the […]

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