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Glendale ranks 59th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Glendale finished 59th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Arizona ranks 34th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Arizona finished in a tie for 34th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Arizona ranks 24th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Arizona finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Arizona ranks 25th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Arizona finished 25th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Tucson ranks the most dangerous of Arizona cities, study finds

Tucson was ranked the most dangerous city in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Arizona ranks 5th worst for police officers, study finds

Arizona was ranked 47th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Chris Taylor Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Chris Taylor, 2020 U.S. House candidate from Arizona’s 1st congressional district, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Taylor is the first candidate in the race to make this commitment. The primary elections are scheduled for August 4, 2020.

Tanque Verde ranks the richest of Arizona towns, study finds

Tanque Verde was ranked the richest town in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Arizona ranks 26th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Arizona finished 26th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Arizona ranks 7th lowest for state tax collections per capita

Arizona finished 44th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

South Tucson ranks the poorest of Arizona towns, study finds

South Tucson was ranked the poorest town in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Arizona is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Arizona, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

PIMA COUNTY: County prevails, again, in school funding dispute

A second attempt by the state Legislature to transfer part of the state’s school funding responsibilities onto local taxpayers has been rebuffed in the courts.

Arizona ranks 34th in hospital safety analysis

Arizona finished 34th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Joins March Of Dimes, Sen. Brophy McGee To Sign Arianna’s Law

Governor Doug Ducey joined March of Dimes, Senator Kate Brophy McGee and members of the health care community for a ceremonial signing of SB 1040, known as “Arianna’s Law.”

Apache County ranks the poorest of Arizona counties, study finds

Apache County was ranked the poorest county in Arizona in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Maricopa County has fastest growing local economy in Arizona

Maricopa County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Arizona in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

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