Recent years have not been kind to for-profit colleges, including the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute. Pending lawsuits challenge how the schools have admitted students and some of their financial practices.
Majd Alfreijat is one of 30 physicians a year in the state who can be granted what’s called a J-1 Visa Waiver. They’re foreign doctors who qualify for this federal program and agree to work in an area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or a Medically Under-served Area for at least 3 years.
People in Maricopa County looking to purchase insurance on the federal exchange may only have one provider to choose from in November. Phoenix Health Plans told the state department of insurance this week it would not be part of the marketplace.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s harsh words about Mexico and some Mexican-Americans have many thinking he’ll receive even less support from Latinos in November than his predecessors like Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Election officials are still counting ballots in a few races from this week’s primaries. With me for an update, and a look ahead to some of November’s big legislative races is Jim Small, Editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
The Surprise City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to strengthen its internal auditing program. This spring, authorities accused a former city revenue manager of stealing at least $836,000 over seven years.
"We definitely had several incidents of voters showing up to vote and those voters being frustrated that they couldn’t vote for president," said Samantha Pstross of the Arizona Advocacy Network. "They didn’t realize it was a primary election and that it was not the presidential election."
To send something into space, the modern technique is to launch it with a rocket. In the 1960s, however, a Canadian visionary proposed the radical idea to simply shoot through the atmosphere — with a giant space gun. One of those guns is still in Yuma.
A new study by the Fair Punishment Project shows Maricopa County ranks among a handful of places with the most death penalty cases between 2010 and 2015, when local juries sentenced 28 people to death.
The Valley is full of transplants, folks who have moved here from somewhere else, which makes creating a uniquely Phoenix identity complicated. Jessica Suerth is moved to Phoenix from Chicago and wrote about how living here shaped her identity, in an unexpected way.
Proposition 205, the measure to regulate marijuana like alcohol, has received the go-ahead from the Arizona Supreme Court to appear on the November ballot. That promises to unleash a lot of arguing and lot of money into TV and radio ads and mailers over the next two months.