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Arizona Politics Trumps Economics; Students, Needy Families To Suffer

Mike Padgett -

March 21, 2010 EDITORIAL Are Arizona’s leaders, struggling with an overpowering deficit, downsizing state programs too far? Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s fiscal 2011 budget of $8.9 billion, which is a reduction of  $1.1 billion. Budget supporters called the new budget a streamlining of state government. Critics say it is hardhearted, with […]

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Arizona homebuilder starts luxury clubhouse, despite the slow market

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 5, 2008 A prominent homebuilder in Arizona, confident of a rebound of the housing market, is moving forward with plans for a gated upscale community in the southeast Valley. Shea Homes broke ground today on a luxury clubhouse in the company’s Encanterra country club community in the Queen Creek area. The Club at Encanterra […]

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New home prices nearing bottom in Phoenix

Mike Padgett -

Stability in the prices of new homes in metro Phoenix is on the horizon, but resale prices will continue slipping, said R.L. Brown, publisher of the Phoenix Housing Market Letter. He added that although investors remain active in the market, this time they’re likely using their own money, instead of lenders’, and they plan to […]

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