In a joint press release sent out on Monday, Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn and Peabody Energy announced that they had reached an agreement on the coal company’s overdue taxes and that the company had wired a payment of $1.8 million to the county.
Immigration advocates across the country are preparing for what they call a great unknown. That is, will President-elect Donald Trump carry through with his campaign promises of mass deportations once he’s in office?
Valet parking has officially arrived at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Travelers to Terminal 4 can choose between two options. For $30 per day, drivers can make reservations or simply pull into Level 4 of the parking garage and hand their keys to a valet. For $32 per day, travelers need to make reservations to pull up to the curb and leave their cars. Non-valet parking at Terminal 4 costs $25 per day.
As Arizona employers prepare to write bigger paychecks for minimum wage workers on January 1st, they’ll also need to offer a new benefit. Proposition 206, the voter-approved initiative, requires nearly all employers to provide paid sick time.
Tribal leadership of Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona said they won't support a border wall project on their land. Part of their reservation extends into Mexico and covers 75 miles of the international border.
It will be a warm and dry winter according to the National Weather Service. As the water temperature in the central Pacific Ocean remains slightly higher than normal, meteorologists predict a weak La Niña conditions for the Southwest.
Arizona education leaders are another step closer to finalizing the state’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. The federal law gives the state more power to determine which schools are under performing and hold them accountable.