Last December, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating the Task Force on Community Policing in the effort to strengthen public trust in the wake of incidents in Ferguson, Mo. and New York City.
Americans like living in the West. And they’re big fans of public lands, too. That’s the conclusion of the “Conservation of the West” poll, a bipartisan questionnaire that surveyed residents of six states, including Arizona.
Arizona’s public universities have proposed a plan, under which new employees would not be guaranteed a pension, but would instead have 401K-style plans. The universities also want to create their own health benefit plans.
Maricopa County transportation officials want residents’ input on the projects they’d like to see over the next 20 years. It’s part of the agency’s Transportation System Plan 2035, which is now underway.
Temperatures are expected to remain above average for the next few days and, if the National Weather Service is correct, we can forget about a significant cool down anytime soon. But when it comes to forest fires, these warmer-than-average temperatures could be a problem.
This morning marked the start of Maricopa County’s 14th annual StandDown, a two-day event aimed at helping homeless and at-risk veterans get help with services, like medical care, social security and housing.
Forty years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in the study of human evolution was made in Ethiopia. It was the fossilized remains of a human ancestor more than 3 million years old. But you probably know her as Lucy.