Arizona’s primary election is a week away. As part of KJZZ’s election coverage this Fall, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the high profile races going on across the county and state. Among them is the race for the Maricopa County recorder’s office. This is one of the rare elections in which incumbent Helen Purcell has faced a primary challenger.
Donna Kennedy with the city of Tempe said with the final team assembled, they hope to start building soon. She said many businesses have expressed high demand for these spaces due to its location and proximity to Arizona State University.
A judge last week issued a sweeping ruling dismissing the lawsuit that argued Prop 205’s signature sheets are invalid, its language is confusing to the point of fraud and the funding source would be unconstitutional.
At one of the harshest federal prisons in the country, inmates are left with their wrists and ankles cuffed for hours, days and sometimes weeks at a time. The prison says it's a safety issue. Inmates say it's punishment.