You can see the demographic breadth of the problem by looking at the following areas: Avondale 85392, Cave Creek 85331, Chandler 85225, Phoenix 85015, and Scottsdale 85254. Housing prices are expected to fall another 25% in 2009.
In her first official act as Governor of Arizona, Governor Jan Brewer today issued a management directive to state agencies calling for a temporary freeze on all new state government regulations.
So while the valuation notices hitting mailboxes in a few weeks will reflect fairly current market conditions, the numbers won't be reflected quite yet on property-tax bills.
Jan Brewer officially became Arizona’s 24th governor late Tuesday afternoon. The move came after Janet Napolitano submitted her resignation letter to Brewer, Arizona’s secretary of state, at 4:52 p.m., just hours after the U.S. Senate confirmed her a
Krugman’s column was titled “50 Herbert Hoovers: State cuts fuel economic crisis,” and rehashed the classical Keynesian line that governments should expand spending and increase deficits during recessions.
State aid for K-12 education could be cut by about $900 million and Arizona's three universities could lose more than $300 million between now and 2010 under options presented Thursday by Republican lawmakers who will be negotiating the state bud
Maricopa County's new revenue figures released Wednesday are horrendous, with the county recording the sharpest declines ever - and no indication of where the bottom is.
Looking at the data, it looks like many states are just too optimistic and are betting on the 2nd half recovery which will not happen. This crisis runs deep and the actions taken by the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury put our U.S. dollar at risk.
"'Good' is not in the equation any time in 2009, in fact in the foreseeable future as far as I can see," said private economist Elliott Pollack.
Other large cities are bleeding red ink, too, and are expected to slash many more dollars than Phoenix in the coming year. But an analysis of the nation's 10 largest cities shows that no spending decrease rivals the 22.5 percent in cuts now being
Marshall Vest of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona offered a slightly less-dour outlook, telling lawmakers the economy could start a slow turnaround midway through 2009.
The $865 billion in losses, which exceed the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program that Congress approved in October, comes as states face budget deficits totaling $42 billion.
On Wednesday January 14th, from 10am-12pm, at the Arizona State Capitol, each of these local businesses will weigh in on the state's budget deficit. The panel discussion will be moderated by Senate President Bob Burns (R-Peoria) and House Speaker
How is Phoenix going to get rid of that oversupply of empty houses if people are picking up and moving out of the Valley?
Napolitano's plea as part of the annual State of the State address, her seventh, came amid talk that budget cuts may undo much of her work over the past six years, with everything from all-day kindergarten to grants for the state's fledgling
Liz Barker, a DES spokeswoman, confirmed the resignation about two hours after Napolitano had given her final State of the State address. "I believe she is going to explore other professional opportunities." (Rats and Ships come to mind)
And after wrestling this year's budget into balance, lawmakers must craft a balanced budget for next year, when the deficit is expected to be as much as $3 billion.
"It's either a brilliant idea," O'Brien told Arpaio, "or the true sign of the apocalypse, that things are coming apart in this country." Later he said: "I really don't know what's happening to America."
CameraFRAUD has uncovered that ATS has been quietly using Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) devices to monitor and track the movements of those within the self-proclaimed “Most Livable City." The devices are also RFID-ready.
We coming to see the insidiousness of the 1.4 BILLION dollar boondoggle [Ed] A Metro light rail train broadsided a white pickup truck filled with furniture Monday afternoon in Tempe's first train accident since the system began operating a week a
Pima County supervisors are expected to vote next week on a proposal to deploy 10 fixed and 10 mobile speed-enforcement cameras. They would supplement cameras already used by the city of Tucson and a statewide program being implemented by the Arizona
Not content with the traditional red light and speed camera fines, which approach $200.00, this deployment would also “be capable of capturing violations of the state’s new ban on plate covers that obscure the word “Arizona” at the top of the license
And unlike last spring, when the treasurer issued a similar alarm, this time there won't be reserves to cover the bills. Martin says the state will be forced to borrow money in the short term - the first time since World War II - and adds that th
Exclusive to CameraFRAUD/4409/Freedom's Phoenix --- Moments after being sworn in as Pinal County Sheriff, Paul Babeu spoke with us regarding the fate of photo enforcement in his jurisdiction, his belief in the Constitution, as well as the proper
Welcome to the second installment of: This Week In FRAUD! Name: Rape-van Ricky. Age: 3 (2005 Chevy Venture). Address: None - public nuisance/vagrant - usually found on sidewalks in Scottsdale.
In a unanimous ruling on Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals struck down the city of Phoenix's $97 million subsidy for the CityNorth shopping mall.
...a team of Saint Nicks decided to deal a temporary death-blow to various Redflex cameras in the City of Tempe. Armed with wrapping paper and gift boxes, these anti-surveillance Santas boldly delivered some holiday cheer to the delight of passing mo
Arizona State Constitution - ARTICLE XXV RIGHT TO WORK - Right to work or employment without membership in labor organization
4 protestors were arrested at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisor’s meeting and escorted out of the auditorium by Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies after they stood and applauded in support of 1 of their members who spoke during the publi
More photo enforcement camera vandalism from terrorists unworthy to be allowed to live.