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Attorney general asks Supreme Court to block Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance

PHOENIX -- Arizona’s chief prosecutor is urging the state’s high court to block Phoenix from enforcing its anti-discrimination ordinance against two women who refuse to craft wedding materials for same-sex nuptials.

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Arizona population growth has stifling impact on state wages

PHOENIX -- Arizona added new residents in the past year at a faster pace than all but four other states.

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Minimum wage takes another 50-cent jump in Arizona in January

PHOENIX -- What would you do with an extra $1,000 a year?

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State Supreme Court to hear case of Arizona women who don’t want to sell wedding invitations to gay couples

PHOENIX -- The state’s high court has agreed to decide whether cities can force businesses to do work for those whose views, practices or lifestyles conflict with the owners’ religious beliefs.

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Arizona jobless rate at 4.7 percent in October

The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month.

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$650K dog bite verdict against sheriff’s office rejected by AZ Supreme Court

PHOENIX -- The state’s high court has thrown out the $650,000 verdict awarded by a jury to a former Pima County resident who was bitten and permanently disfigured by a sheriff’s department dog.

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Judge ruling allows voters to get final say on education tax initiative

A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting whether to hike income taxes on the rich to generate $690 million a year for education.

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Education tax hike on wealthy hinges on difference between ‘percent’ vs. ‘percentage point’

At a hearing Tuesday, both sides agreed that the Invest in Ed initiative would boost the tax rate on earnings above $250,000 a year for individuals and $500,000 from 4.54 percent to 8 percent. And what’s clear is that the mathematical difference between the two figures is 3.46.