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Agreement on VA bill includes $20 million for Phoenix outpatient clinic

Agreement on VA bill includes $20 million for Phoenix outpatient clinic

By Aubree Abril

The Phoenix facility was one 27 projects, worth more than $230 million, that were part of the tentative $17 billion deal between the House and Senate on the overall veterans health-care package. The two chambers have only a few days to act before leaving town for their August recess.

Arizonans join in urging White House to include immigrants in debate

Arizonans join in urging White House to include immigrants in debate

The small but vocal protest outside the White House said immigrants who are in this country illegally have ideas that could help with the immigration debate - if only they could be heard. They urged the president to include undocumented immigrants in any future negotiations.

Report: Pinnacle West saw highest increases in energy efficiency in 2012

Report: Pinnacle West saw highest increases in energy efficiency in 2012

Arizona Public Service improved efficiency by about 1.8 percent with programs initiated in 2012, the biggest savings among large public utilities that year, a report says. Pinnacle West, which owns APS, gained on other utilities in part because of state efficiency standards.

Scorecard on immigration votes splits Arizona lawmakers on party lines

Scorecard on immigration votes splits Arizona lawmakers on party lines

The pro-immigration scorecard gave a zero to all Republicans in the Arizona delegation but no less than a 73 to the Democrats. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, welcomed his zero on the "far-left" scorecard; Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, was "honored" by his perfect score.

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