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Arizona leaders join others at White House for forum on federal funds

By: and - October 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – Arizona local, tribal and labor leaders were at the White House Friday to hear administration officials highlight the billions in recent federal funding that is coming to states for everything from roads to water to broadband. A baker’s dozen of Arizona officials joined leaders from Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado for the half-day […]

Police-recording ban likely blocked, as Kavanagh fails to mount defense

By: - September 19, 2022

The sponsor of a law that would have made it a crime to videotape police conceded Friday that it will not take effect, after he failed to meet a deadline to challenge a court’s injunction of the law. Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said he was not able to find lawyers to defend the law […]

Union membership in Arizona inches up, still trails most of the nation

By: - September 6, 2022

WASHINGTON – After bottoming out at 4% in 2017, labor union membership in Arizona has been slowly rising, but it is still well behind levels of previous years and only about half of the national average. In 2021, the most recent year for which Bureau of Labor Statistics data is available, it said 5.4% of workers in […]