Stories tagged: "money"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

A voting sign points voters in the right direction to drop off ballots in Phoenix, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Voters OK 2 Initiatives, Reject 1 Ballot Measure

The passed propositions require disclosures on dark money contributions to political campaigns and cap medical debt interest rates at 3%.

FILE -  Voters deliver their ballots to a polling station on Nov. 3, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. Texas has become the latest state where Republicans have rolled back access to voting methods that soared in popularity during last year’s pandemic presidential election. The Texas bill, expected to be signed soon by Gov. Greg Abbott, follows similar legislation this year in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa and some other GOP-controlled states. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
10 Measures Are on Your 2022 Ballot. Here’s What They Do.

This November, Arizonans will be asked to vote to deliver funding to rural fire departments, give tax breaks to veterans with disabilities, and even defend the ballot measure process itself.

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Conservative Arizonans Double Down on Donations to Non-Existent Trump Election Defense Fund After Jan. 6 Hearing

Tens of thousands of Arizonans—mostly from Scottsdale—have made nearly 35,000 individual donations to Trump’s “Election Defense Fund.”

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Explained: Republican Treasurer Candidate’s Sleepy Campaign Against ‘Woke’ Stocks

Arizona Rep. Jeff Weninger, who is running for state treasurer, wants to avoid investments in companies that prioritize environmental and social sustainability.  

Arizona Board of Regents Member Karrin Taylor Robson speaking with attendees at an event hosted by the Defend America Foundation at the Scottsdale Gun Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Can Wealthy Establishment Politician Karrin Taylor Robson Convince Voters She’s an ‘Outsider’ and Become Arizona’s Next Governor?

The multi-millionaire has tried to paint herself as an everywoman who understands the pain Arizona families are experiencing with inflation, but that could prove challenging given her family's financial interests and her plan to give herself a tax cut.

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How to Save Water—and Money—Following the Water Alert Announcement in Phoenix

Here are some some tips and resources on how to use water more efficiently—and save money in the process.