The Peoria City Council recently voted to give itself a raise, but just barely. The 5 percent raise translates into about a $1,000 more per year for City Council members, and about $1,500 a year more for the mayor.
On a recent Tuesday night, 36 small-business owners were working their second shift of the day at the Fuerza Local business accelerator. But, there’s one thing you’ll notice when you look around this classroom tonight: Most of the business owners in this room are women.
In Arizona, there is long-standing tension between Arizona’s cities, several of which have liberal leadership, and the state Legislature, which is conservative. And the battle between them is heating up heading into 2017.
Arizona’s John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Democrats over the weekend in calling for a special select committee to investigate Russian cyberattacks and their effect on the election.
For 11 years, volunteer citizen scientists have gathered near Seligman, Arizona, to help spot, capture and release endangered black-footed ferrets. The survey is part of a program created by the Arizona Game and Fish Department to monitor a population of captive-bred ferrets that wildlife specialists began reintroducing to Aubrey Valley 20 years ago.