Stories tagged: "finance"


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It’s Not Just Today—Arizona Schools Have Had Funding Issues for Decades

A 42-year-old amendment to Arizona’s constitution is proving to have dire effects on the state’s public school system.

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Complaints About Incorrect Information on Credit Reports Jumped in 2021

The rise in complaints led to an announcement that the three credit agencies would remove nearly 70% of medical debt from consumer credit reports this summer.

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Sen. Mark Kelly’s Plan to Save Arizonans Money on Gas

The Democratic senator's bill would temporarily eliminate the 18-cents-per-gallon tax on fuel through the end of the year.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 16, 2019 file photo shows a view of the Arizona Public Service utility company in Phoenix. The new head of Arizona's largest electric utility has apologized for a faulty bill calculator that was supposed to help customers find the cheapest rate plan but instead steered 10,000 of them to higher-priced options. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
APS Waives Late Fees, Extends Disconnect Moratorium Through December

Customers can also take advantage of assistance programs to help pay their bills, including direct financial help and payment plans.

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Tax Scams Are Up By 50% During COVID-19 Pandemic in Arizona

The Arizona Department of Revenue reports scammers are not taking a break as there have been 13 tax fraud scheme attempts since COVID-19 hit Arizona.

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Arizona Hospitals Facing ‘Financial Extinction’ Over Coronavirus Overload

Arizona hospitals are facing “dire financial consequences” as cutbacks meant to prepare for COVID-19 cases are costing millions.

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How Con Artists Are Scamming Millions From People During the Coronavirus Pandemic

More than 15,000 consumers have lost an estimated $12 million in coronavirus-related scams.