Maricopa County plans to appeal a ruling that leaves the county responsible for liability claims arising from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's enforcement of two identity-theft laws that were used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers.
The American Pharmacy Association has voted to discourage its members from dispensing drugs to be used in executions. The resolution was adopted at the trade association’s conference earlier this week, but is not legally binding.
Next week, the Arizona School Boards Association will be hosting a three-day conference in Phoenix called The Equity Event: Leadership Strategies and Promising Practices for Closing the Opportunity and Achievement Gaps.
About 20 percent of the salaried employees at the Pinto Valley Mine near Miami, Ariz. are losing their jobs. Officials with Capstone Mining, the company that owns the mine, said the layoffs are not a response to falling copper prices.