Senior housing is a growing industry in the Valley. And a lot goes into not only the development of a community, but also the look and feel. And that's where LuAnn Thoma-Holec of Thoma-Holec Design in Mesa comes in. She's in the business of designing senior housing.
More people — many of them Millennials — are moving into downtowns, and density is increasing. But others are leaving the concept of traditional suburban life behind for something that isn’t in the middle of the city, but does feature very close neighbors and communities.
Surrogates for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making frequent appearances in Arizona in recent weeks — including Donald Trump Jr., First Lady Michelle Obama and the vice-presidential nominees.
About a dozen Phoenix business leaders visited Google’s offices as part of a visit to Mexico organized by city officials, who are encouraging Mexican businesses to invest in Arizona -- and Arizona businesses to expand to Mexico.
Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
The test, which ASU is now readying for evaluation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, uses changes in gene expression to gauge ionizing radiation dosage. The test is one of only a few that can accurately gauge exposure, as opposed to contamination.