The Mesa Chamber of Commerce says local businesses are being targeted and sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. But the plaintiffs in these cases say after 26 years of being in existence, businesses should comply with the ADA for one simple reason: It’s the law.
A hearing scheduled Friday is expected to help a federal judge get closer to issuing an order mandating reforms to the sheriff’s procedures for investigating officer misconduct, as well as the appointment of an independent investigator to oversee certain internal investigations.
The non-profit group Human Rights Watch released a report Thursday that alleges poor medical care of migrants in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement contributed to the deaths of seven people between 2012 and 2015.
Backers of an initiative to raise Arizona’s minimum wage from $8.05 to $12 an hour turned in nearly 272,000 signatures, far more than the 150,000 that have to be verified as valid to get the measure on November’s ballot.
With initiative petitions due today, Steve Chucri of the Arizona Restaurant and Hospitality Association is gearing up to convince voters to quash an initiative that would boost the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.