A senate committee approved a bill Monday that would bar a registered sex offender working at a hotel or motel from having key access to a guest’s room. This comes after two women claimed the same man raped them when he was an employee at two separate hotels in Mesa.
The executive director and assistant executive director of the Arizona Board of Education returned to work just after 8:30 this morning. The two were fired by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas last week.
Arizona is lining up more than $28 million in tax breaks for Apple's global command center in Mesa, which will employ hundreds of fewer jobs than initially planned. Experts weigh in on the pros and cons.
The Flagstaff community will honor Kayla Mueller at a candlelight vigil Feb. 14 at Northern Arizona University, her alma mater. Mueller died while being held hostage by the self-declared Islamic State in Syria. The vigil will be held at the Campus Ministry Center, where Mueller was actively involved.
Last December, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating the Task Force on Community Policing in the effort to strengthen public trust in the wake of incidents in Ferguson, Mo. and New York City.
Americans like living in the West. And they’re big fans of public lands, too. That’s the conclusion of the “Conservation of the West” poll, a bipartisan questionnaire that surveyed residents of six states, including Arizona.
Arizona’s public universities have proposed a plan, under which new employees would not be guaranteed a pension, but would instead have 401K-style plans. The universities also want to create their own health benefit plans.
Maricopa County transportation officials want residents’ input on the projects they’d like to see over the next 20 years. It’s part of the agency’s Transportation System Plan 2035, which is now underway.