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Arizona Sen. Sinema ready to bargain on border wall to end shutdown

Posted by   /  January 16, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

  By KTAR.com U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has joined a bipartisan group of legislators who planned to tell President Donald Trump in a letter they were willing to beef up border security if it would end the government shutdown. A representative from Sinema’s office said Wednesday in an email to KTAR News 92.3 […]

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Richmond American plans Jan. 19th community opening

Posted by   /  January 14, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Richmond American Homes Homes in Falcon View in Glendale will start in the mid $300,000s. Builder Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc., a subsidiary of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), on January 19 will introduce Falcon View, a new gated community in Glendale, Arizona that offers a range of floor plans, including two with […]

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Few voters use federal-only ballots

Posted by   /  January 9, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Only a small number of people in Arizona cast federal-only ballots in the 2018 election, an option that’s available for people who don’t provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. According to the Secretary of State’s Office, 1,712 people voted using ballots that only had federal […]

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11th-hour demands plus federal shutdown bog down Arizona drought negotiations

Posted by   /  January 9, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

  By Elizabeth Whitman | Phoenix New Times First, the good news: The negotiators of Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan have crafted the most detailed, concrete proposal to date laying out how Arizona will deal with expected cutbacks to its supply of Colorado River. “We’re closer than we’ve ever been, and I think we’re in closure […]

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Paradise Valley leads list of Arizona’s richest places

Posted by   /  January 9, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

KTAR The richest city in Arizona might not come as a shock to you. Paradise Valley was ranked as the richest city in Arizona, according to Business Insider, with an average median income of $176,000 per household. The website used data measurements from towns and cities with at least 1,000 people living in it, ranging from years […]

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Arizona teachers who talk politics will be fired if new bill passes

Posted by   /  December 20, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Lily Altavena A state lawmaker wants to send teachers a message: If they bring politics into the classroom, they’re risking their jobs. Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, has introduced the first education bill of the 2019 legislative session. House Bill 2002 would direct the State Board of Education to devise a code of ethics for educators that […]

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Want to buy a home in the Valley’s swankiest neighborhoods? Here’s what you need to earn

Posted by   /  December 17, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Tim Gallen | Phoenix Business Journal If you want to live in Arizona’s most exclusive ZIP code, you better bring home a lot of dollar bills. Paradise Valley 85253 is the only ZIP in the state with a median home value north of $1 million, according to data compiled by Zillow Group (Nasdaq: Z). […]

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Californians flocking to Arizona

Posted by   /  November 30, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services | Camp Verde Bugle Wondering where all your new neighbors are coming from? There’s a good chance they’re from California. New figures from the Census Bureau show nearly 262,000 people moved into Arizona from other states last year. And almost 60,000 of them were residents of the self-proclaimed Golden State. But […]

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Lawsuit filed against Doug Ducey, Jon Kyl over future of John McCain’s Senate seat

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | Arizona Republic Lawyers in Chicago and Arizona have launched a long-shot legal bid to let Arizona voters, not Gov. Doug Ducey, decide next year who will hold the Senate seat once held by John McCain. The legal team is fighting on behalf of five individuals over filling the seat, which […]

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Arizona’s economic developers have scored big wins in 2018

Posted by   /  November 28, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  AZBigMedia Winning is a team effort, and Team Arizona has had a very productive 2018 when it comes to attracting new companies to locate here or to expand their current operations. Arizona’s team is led by a growing workforce, as the state climbed past the 7 million mark for population. Of those people, more […]

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