Phoenix held its first meeting Saturday to gather public input on its proposed deal with the Suns to renovate the Talking Stick Resort Arena. Staff laid out the building’s history and basic terms of the $230 million proposal.
The state of Arizona has just approved funds for another week at the Grand Canyon that will keep the park staffed with emergency and maintenance crews during the federal government shutdown. But other national parks have not been so lucky.
The U.S. Department of Labor has scheduled its internet system for accepting applications for foreign guest workers to be back up and running at noon MST on Monday, after high demand for H-2B visas caused it to crash on Jan. 1.
“Traditionally parents would have to come in person with all of their paperwork and fill everything out and now they’re going to be able to go online and do things digitally,” said district spokesperson Erin Helm.
An Arizona prosecutor has asked the state supreme court not to hear a controversial case that is roiling Arizona’s medical marijuana industry. The case was appealed after a lower court ruled against a medical marijuana patient.
A Missouri-based beauty retailer is pulling out of Arizona and will close six stores. In a statement last month, Beauty Brands’ CEO Caryn Lerner said, “Necessary organizational changes are required heading into the new year.”
Mesa is working with with PHX East Valley Partnership to launch a series of free workshops will help people learn about potential investment opportunities. To help startups succeed and create new jobs, experts say the Valley needs to increase early-stage investment.
After months of fighting for severance pay, some former Toys R Us employees in the Phoenix area are now seeing some money. Checks went out this week to thousands of former employees across the country, including Tracy Auerbach in Chandler.
With The Show to talk about Arizona’s new U.S. Senators and former Sens. Flake and Kyl — and more — were public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam and former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez.
The last Bureau of Labor Statistics report of 2018 came out today and the news is pretty good. The numbers added a twist to the current economic story, beating back forecasts predicting doom and gloom.
The 116th Congress convened on Thursday, with Democrats taking back the House after eight years out of power. Inter-party divisions have only deepened since Nancy Pelosi last held the Speaker's gavel, and it's unclear how both sides will manage to effectively govern.