December 2016

solar panels
How should Arizona value rooftop solar? This week, state regulators will take up that question in a highly anticipated proceeding that could decide the fate of the growing industry.
Dec. 19, 2016
Star Wars Rogue One
The new Star Wars movie, "Rogue One," opened today, with, of course, much fanfare. A Valley auction house is hoping to capitalize on that with a sizeable collection going up for bid tomorrow.
Dec. 16, 2016
border fence
Immigration reform was a significant and controversial issue during the presidential race.
Dec. 16, 2016
minimum wage
A lawsuit challenging the new voter approved law raising the state minimum wage is set for its first hearing Friday. Opponents of the law say Proposition 206 saddles the state with new costs without identifying a funding source.
Dec. 16, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump appears to have fossil fuels on his mind as he makes his Cabinet picks. But in red, sunny states, conservatives say renewables like rooftop solar also fit into the conservative agenda.
Dec. 16, 2016
bull rider about to be released
Listen to the sounds of John and Helen Macfarlane watching bull riders in Cave Creek.
Dec. 15, 2016
Crista Johnson-Agbakwu
Arizona is one of the top ten states in the country for new arrivals of refugees from all over the world. And, most of them are women and children.
Dec. 15, 2016
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced an increase in interest rates — and that more hikes could be coming in the new year.
Dec. 15, 2016
classroom
Gov. Doug Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Council closed up shop this week by calling for teachers in Arizona to make more money and a school-funding system that is more “predictable and equitable.”
Dec. 15, 2016
The National Retail Federation's annual consumer survey finds debit and credit cards are the most popular payment forms – with only one in five holiday shoppers planning to use cash. But, in some places dollars remain dominant.
Dec. 15, 2016

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