Arizona

Jobs grow quickly in Maricopa County, but wages lag slightly

New figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics show that Arizona’s two largest counties saw a significant year-over-year growth in the number of jobs in the first quarter of 2019, but wage growth lagged behind.

Arizona joins 48 other states in antitrust investigation into Google

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is joining attorneys general from 48 other states in an antitrust investigation into tech giant Google.

Embattled APS chief Brandt to retire

Don Brandt, the embattled CEO of Arizona Public Service and its parent company Pinnacle West, will retire in November.

‘Trump Unity Bridge’ float comes to AZ Capitol

Workers near the Arizona Capitol were jarred Monday when a pro-Trump float blasting Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" briefly posted up outside the Executive Tower, where Gov. Doug Ducey's office is located.

Autonomous semi-trucks have been driving along I-10 for months and no one noticed

Tech startup TuSimple has been carrying mail for UPS in autonomous semi-trucks between Phoenix and Tucson for “several weeks” with little fanfare.

Brandt will testify, asks for delay. But why?

I wonder if the corporation commissioners are aware that delaying bad publicity before shareholders might be a motivating factor for Brandt seeking that delay.

Biggs 1 of only 3 votes against anti-robocall bill

Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs was one of only three members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against a bill aimed at curbing robocalls.

Drone nearly grounds aircraft fighting Museum Fire

Earlier this week Gov. Doug Ducey warned about the issues drones can create for firefighters. Just two days later, a drone almost shut down firefighting operations on the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff.

Drone sightings at Arizona airports on the rise

As the governor and firefighting officials warn the public about drones causing issues for wildfire fighting, airports in Arizona have been dealing with a large increase in drone incidents.

Ex-GOP candidate looks to influence redistricting

Steve Gaynor, a Republican businessman who lost last year’s race for secretary of state, is looking to give the GOP a hand in the next round of redistricting.Gaynor in May created a nonprofit organization...
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