The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is considering how to improve county elections in the wake of a rocky primary election day last August and a better-but-still-flawed general election in November.
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders have struck a deal on a nearly $12 billion budget. It includes a $325 million tax cut, some additional education funding, a deposit into the rainy day fund and pay raises for corrections officers.
Representatives from seven states along with federal water managers met at the Hoover Dam Monday to sign the Drought Contingency Plan — a historic agreement on how to deal with the ongoing drought in the West.
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s congressional office spent the most of any U.S. House of Representatives member last year on “official” travel. That’s travel that taxpayers pay for — not privately funded travel or campaign travel. Gosar’s office has consistently ranked near the top among House members in this category.
The Tempe police officer who shot and killed 14-year-old Antonio Arce in January has resigned. In a statement, the Tempe Police Department said police Chief Sylvia Moir met with Officer Joseph Jaen and accepted his resignation effective immediately on Monday afternoon.
An opportunity to leave Chase Field in 2022 has increased speculation about where the Arizona Diamondbacks could potentially play — and what their priorities for a new stadium would be. Thanks to AZ Snake Pit, a blog that follows the Diamondbacks, we have some ideas.
The quest to cure cancer might sound lofty, but plenty of researchers, scientists advocates and investors are chipping away it all the time. Now, the American Cancer Society is launching a new approach with BrightEdge, a philanthropic impact fund.
A federal appeals court has ruled the Bureau of Land Management needs to reconsider how drilling permits could impact natural resources in the area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.
May in Arizona usually marks the beginning of the state’s blistering summers, but that is not the case so far this year. Jaret Rogers of the National Weather Service said the temperature is more than 20 degrees below the average for Arizona this time of year.
In response to national measles outbreak, the Arizona Republic editorial board decided to turn their page over to doctors and nurses in the state who vaccinate their own kids and to explain why vaccinations are important.