Tax Receipts Buoy State-Local Government Employment Trend

Tax Receipts Buoy State-Local Government Employment Trend

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In a push for Congress to protect communities and public safety jobs across Arizona, about 100 firefighters showed up for a state-wide gathering of firefighters to get their message out for congress to vote "yes" on the SAFER program in an upcoming budget vote, on Oct. 19, 2011, in Phoenix.