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Anti-gay law vetoed after pressure from business

Feb 26, 2014
Corporations had urged Arizona governor to veto the legislation.
Posted In: arizona, LGBT

A parking lot for the homeless in Phoenix

Jul 17, 2013
The city of Phoenix is increasingly enforcing a law that bans sleeping on the streets. A shelter has made room for displaced homeless people in a parking lot.
Posted In: homeless, arizona

Fighting wildfires with Big Data

Jul 11, 2013
The severity of wildfires in the United States is likely to triple by the end of the century, according to a new study out of the University of Alberta.
Posted In: wildfire, arizona, Tech, big data

How will immigration reform feel on the border?

Jun 27, 2013
The high-profile immigration bill includes new spending for more fencing and enforcement along the Mexican border.
Posted In: illegal immigration, arizona, california, texas

Study of children's well-being finds Southwest at bottom

Jun 24, 2013
Collapsed housing markets and sharp cuts in state spending put New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada at bottom of survey of children's welfare.
Posted In: arizona, New Mexico, Nevada

Construction is back in Southwest, but where are the workers?

May 14, 2013
Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
Posted In: southwest, arizona, construction, employment

Bidding wars, rising prices - but a housing bubble?

Apr 11, 2013
Phoenix, Arizona, was hit hard during the housing crash. Now the housing market is recovering quickly and home buyers are frustrated. But one expert says that doesn't make a housing bubble.
Posted In: housing market, housing crisis, real estate, arizona

Have change for a gold bar? Arizona moves toward making gold and silver legal tender

Apr 9, 2013
Arizona is deciding whether to start making gold and silver legal tender, just after Utah made the move. You won't be paying for groceries in gold coins, but how will it work?
Posted In: gold, currency, arizona

Redefining 'senior living' in Phoenix

Nov 2, 2012
More seniors in the Phoenix area are looking at spending their golden years in the city -- and developers are responding.
Posted In: Housing, senior citizens, arizona, Phoenix

States like Arizona hope to cash in on NAFTA supply chain

Oct 31, 2012
Exports from big states like Texas, California and Michigan have soared since the 1990s when the North American Free Trade Agreement opened U.S. markets to Mexico. But not every state has been as savvy promoting cross-border trade.
Posted In: NAFTA, trade, supply chain, arizona, Mexico, copper

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