The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is warning Pinal County residents who get water from Johnson Utilities to not give it to babies. The water has high levels of nitrates and boiling the water will not remove them.
The governors of Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora have partnered to attract businesses that will employ workers on both sides of the border, even as trade policies between the U.S. and other countries are in a moment of uncertainty.
Pistachio season has just ended and this year, the crop is record-setting. U.S. pistachio farmers in California, Arizona and New Mexico are already the largest producers in the world and after this year’s harvest, growers are looking to expand.
A Department of Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending Immigration and Customs Enforcement continue using private detention facilities to house immigrants facing deportation.
The news comes after a recent death at a privately owned ICE facility in Eloy.
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.