Earlier this summer, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order banning state agencies and departments from hiring contract lobbyists. At the same time, he set up a system for those agencies to request an exemption from that order.
The pomp and ceremony – not to mention protests – of the opening ceremonies are over, and it’s officially game on in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. BBC Sports reporter Ade Adedoyin is there covering the games.
The state's junior U.S. senator is warning that Arizona could do something in November it hasn't done in 20 years if Donald Trump doesn't change his tone and tenor. I.e. Vote blue in the presidential election.
After the passage of Proposition 123, $3.5 billion in additional funding has begun to flow into classrooms around the state. Many districts, however, are still short teachers as the new school year starts.
In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
The Arizona Charter Schools Association found that nearly 9 in 10 of the candidates who responded said they rank K-12 education as their first or second priority, more than 80 percent of candidates believe that parents should be able to choose what school is best for their children.
The new school year means more money for teachers in the Tempe Elementary School District, thanks to voters approving Prop 123. The ten-year plan calls for distributing about $3.5 billion dollars, largely from the state’s land trust, to school districts which decide how to spend the money.