Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why Are So Many Arizonans on Federal SNAP Food Stamps?

Based on 2010 gathering results, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that Arizona’s 2011 population was 6,482,505. Of those, the bureau estimated that 25.1% were under the age of 18 and 6.9% were under the age of five. Too many of these Arizona children are living in households where putting food on the table is a daily struggle for their parents. Is Life Ever a SNAP? Arizona’s Dept. of Economic Security (DES) is the state administrative agency responsible for [...]

By |2012-12-11T09:20:39+00:00December 11th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Are So Many Arizonans on Federal SNAP Food Stamps?

St. Joseph’s Can’t Enforce Bankrupt Bashas’ Charitable Pledge

St. Joseph’s Foundation of Phoenix lost its bankruptcy appeal on the hospital’s claim to an unpaid $155,000 charitable donation. On October 25, 2012, Arizona’s U.S. District Court Judge Martone affirmed the bankruptcy court’s decision holding that Bashas’ pre-bankruptcy charitable pledge to the not-for-profit was an unenforceable promise to pay. Bashas’ Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Bashas’, Inc., (and subsidiaries Bashas’ Leasco, Inc., and Sportsman’s, LLC) filed for bankruptcy protection back in July of 2009. Certain aspects of that Chapter 11 [...]

By |2012-12-03T10:14:39+00:00December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on St. Joseph’s Can’t Enforce Bankrupt Bashas’ Charitable Pledge

PLC December 2012 AZ Bankruptcy Newsletter – Happy Holidays!

With the holidays upon us, we’re sharing a very special Arizona Bankruptcy Newsletter (Dec. 2012) with you. Recline on the Lazy Boy for just a moment. Take five from the hustle and bustle of decorating, cooking, shopping, and visiting to catch up on what’s new and influential in bankruptcy, foreclosure, and tax problem resolution. Here are a few highlights from our December issue: Credit Cards, Cancellations, and FICO Scores If you plan to apply for an Arizona mortgage [...]

By |2012-12-01T12:00:47+00:00December 1st, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on PLC December 2012 AZ Bankruptcy Newsletter – Happy Holidays!