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FILE - A sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington, May 6, 2020. The U.S. House has failed to override President Joe Biden’s first veto on Thursday, March 23, 2023. The House was trying to override Biden's veto of a Republican-led bill that would have banned the consideration of environmental, social or governance issues in investment decisions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Arizona Truck Drivers Owed Share of $5.6M in Back Wages and Damages, Labor Dept. Says

Labor officials said Parts Authority Arizona LLC and Arizona Logistics Inc. wrongly classified workers as independent contractors.

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Biden’s Signature Climate Law Will Create a Domestic Jobs and Manufacturing Boom, Study Finds

A new report finds that the Inflation Reduction Act will dramatically lower the cost of solar and wind energy projects, create millions of new jobs, and more.

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Planning for the Future: The 25 Most Popular Undergraduate Degrees in Arizona

Here are the 25 most popular undergraduate degree programs in Arizona.

FILE - Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2023. The Democratic president and Republican congressional leader have each tried to assure the public in recent weeks that they don't want the government of the world's largest economy to default. But President Joe Biden has resisted McCarthy's calls for negotiations, while McCarthy is pushing a plan that can't pass the Democratic-majority Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
What Happens if America Defaults on Its Debt?

If the country defaults on its debt, millions of people would lose their jobs, retirement accounts would be decimated, Social Security payments could be delayed, Medicare and Medicaid benefits could be affected, and military members could see paychecks delayed.

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First Lady Jill Biden Visits Mesa Community College to Talk College, Jobs

First Lady Jill Biden stopped in Mesa to vocalize again her support for Mesa College Promise, a public-private partnership that promises free college to eligible high school graduates.

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Arizona Added 100,000 Jobs in 2022, but Home Prices Limiting Growth, Economist Warns

Arizona continues to have a pro-growth economic setting, but declining housing affordability, inflation, and interest rate hikes threaten to slow economic expansion.

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.