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21 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in Arizona default on student loans

At South Mountain Community College, 33 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona gets score of 78 on financial transparency

Arizona earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Arizona gets above-average marks on financial transparency

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Arizona received a score of 78 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

Sears closing Phoenix store in February

Sears Holding Company will close a store in Arizona just after the new year.

State institution: These 4-year Arizona schools attract the fewest in-state students

National Paralegal College enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year Arizona schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

National Paralegal College enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Contreras 'neglected her duties, failed veterans', RAGA ad says

An ad from the Republican Attorneys General Association points out that January Contreras, Democratic candidate for Arizona Attorney General, was accused of negligence in her oversight of a veteran’s home, under former Gov. Janet Napolitano.

Brnovich ad accuses Contreras of VA neglect, accepting special-interest money

Attorney General Mark Brnovich, up for re-election Nov. 6, pointed out some allegations against his Democrat opponent, January Contreras, in a new digital ad that debuted just days ago.

Attorney general's office looks back on first year of expanded terrorism law

Arizona's expanded terrorism law is working, the state attorney general's office said in a recent interview detailing the 2017 statute and recent convictions.

City of Goodyear awards $114,000 in grant money to nonprofits

Twenty-six area nonprofits will share more than $114,000 in grant money as part of the city of Goodyear's annual Community Fund program.

Twitter users criticise January Contreras after debate performance

Social media users recently blasted January Contreras following her debate with Mark Brnovich, stating the Democratic Attorney General candidate appeared too partisan and waivered on too many issues.

PAID program helps employers track back wages due

GILBERT — The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is alerting members to the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) new Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, which can help employers avoid potential overtime and minimum wage violations.

Which U.S. schools receive the most federal student aid?

Allen School-Phoenix, University of Phoenix-Arizona and Studio Academy of Beauty were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Assistant AG Ensign asks judge to uphold Israel boycott ban during appeal

Boycotts of Israel by companies doing business with the state of Arizona are not protected under the First Amendment, according to an appeal filed by Assistant Attorney General Curtis Ensign.

Poll shows Arizona GOP candidates with significant leads in three key state races

PHOENIX — A phone poll taken earlier this month by ABC15 Arizona TV affiliate and OH Predictive Insights is showing Republican candidates with significant leads in three key state races.

Republican Attorneys General Association applauds Arizona Attorney General for VW settlement

PHOENIX — The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) is applauding Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich for his legal efforts against Volkswagen's false advertising, which has resulted in a settlement for consumers.

Democrat Contreras "can't be trusted," warns GOP attorneys general

The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) released a TV advertisement that criticizes AG candidate January Contreras over her handling of neglect complaints at an Arizona veterans home.

Lawmaker, AG seek number of Arizonans affected by Facebook data breach

Rep. T.J. Shope and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are demanding to know from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg how many Arizonans were impacted by the latest breach of user accounts.

Which U.S. schools receive the least federal student aid?

Arizona Academy of Beauty-East, CollegeAmerica-Flagstaff and International School of Cosmetology-Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to

Which Arizona colleges receive the least federal student aid?

Arizona Academy of Beauty-East and Western International University reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Arizona schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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