Peoria Proposition 400 would have permanently raised Peoria’s sales tax by four tenths of a cent, bringing in about $17 million more a year. Surprise’s $63 million bond would have funded nine different public service projects over the next five years.
The Industrial Commission of Arizona has levied a total of $13,000 in fines against three companies involved in a construction accident that occurred in June on the Bell Road overpass of Grand Avenue in Surprise.
Recreational marijuana legislation was victorious in several states this week, including Maine, Massachusetts, California and Nevada. But Arizona's Proposition 205, the recreational marijuana bill, has not been decided.
Students from several Phoenix high schools staged walk outs Wednesday to protest Donald Trump’s presidential win. Students marched to the state Capitol and held signs saying “Trump is not our president” and “Stand against racism, hate & homophobia.”