Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, but a separate survey of employers shows the number of people actually working in the private sector last month declined by 800 from the month before.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that will extend the military’s A-10 jet program for another year. The proposal is co-sponsored by Arizona Rep. Ron Barber who wants to keep the jet flying at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Another investigation is being launched into Attorney General Tom Horne’s office. The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission decided Thursday it will look into allegations that Horne and his employees did re-election campaign work at his office.
One of Arizona's architectural icons is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, better known just as Gammage, is the last major public building designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
When the Phoenix City Council debated raising downtown parking meter fees and hours Wednesday, several Arizona State University students spoke against it. So, the city is now planning to work with the school before the changes go into effect.
Neighborhood police patrols will look different in Phoenix this fall. The city is changing its precinct boundaries and some cops will be assigned to new beats. It’s a reaction to the shrinking police force.