Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Thursday that could make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees. The measure had been in limbo since the 2014 wait-time scandal at the Phoenix VA medical center.
Actor Rob Lowe has had a lengthy and varied career. He was part of the legendary Brat Pack in a string of films in the 1980s, including "St. Elmo’s Fire." Lowe is in the Valley for a one-man show at Mesa Arts Center called "Stories I Only Tell My Friends."
This winter was wetter than previous ones, but was it enough to overcome years of drought in Arizona? That was one of the issues the Governor’s Drought Interagency Coordinating Group took up at its meeting earlier this week.
The Phoenix New Times recently reported that, later this month, a local trade organization called the Arizona Police Association, or APA, is planning to host a training event in Mesa called “Understanding and Investigating the Jihadi Networks in the U.S.”
Weather forecasts are often at the centerpiece of a local television station’s newscast. But over the years, the focus has mostly been on current temperatures, record highs and the seven or even 10-day forecast. That is gradually changing at hundreds of stations across the country, thanks to a program called Climate Matters.
It used to be that when we went to elect a candidates to run for president, the public wasn’t really all that involved. Then between 1968 and 1972, Democrats went through a reform process, because those in the anti-Vietnam War movement felt they had been cut out of the 1968 Democratic Convention.
Here are key terms used by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to define homelessness. These definitions are important because they determine who can receive help from certain programs, and keep data consistent across areas.
Arizona lawmakers completed the 2017 legislative session Wednesday by adding millions of dollars in new and expanded tax breaks for business and by extending a financial assistance program for needy families.