Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will celebrate its 50th year of moving goods across the country on Thursday. For much of that time, the business model was pretty straightforward: a single trucker behind the wheel. But the future of freight will look much different as demand increases and drones and driver-less vehicles move in.
Since the Great Recession many developers have come to expect tax incentives. And, many Valley cities have provided them. Now, Mesa hopes to do the same and send a message that it’s serious about revitalizing the area around Fiesta Mall.
This summer’s monsoons have brought down trees and branches, and have made some of the Valley’s canals a bit muddy. That means a bit of a ramp-up at Phoenix’s water treatment plants, which take that H2O, and get it ready to deliver to homes and businesses.
A new report finds thousands of Hispanic women are victims of sex trafficking in the U.S. and that it’s happening out of bars and cantinas. The group Polaris, which works against modern slavery, found more than half of the victims are minors.
The recount was automatically triggered because the difference between State Senate President Andy Biggs and former Go Daddy executive Christine Jones is less than one tenth of 1 percent of their combined vote total.
The survey done this past week for NBC and the Wall Street Journal by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion shows the five-term incumbent Republican with a 57-38 percent lead over his challenger.