A decade after it was first proposed, the plan for an open-pit copper mine in Southern Arizona has experienced a setback. A regional office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended the mine be denied a federal Clean Water Act permit.
John Lewis was mayor of Gilbert for the past seven years until taking over as president and CEO of the East Valley Partnership earlier this month. He joined The Show to talk about the partnership and what’s next.
In recent years, Snowflake and the immediate surrounding area has become a comfortable place for a group of people trying to escape pollutants and scents and more that they associate with environmental illness.
A federal lawsuit filed in Tucson alleges that Arizona’s affordable health care program is denying full coverage to immigrants in the state. Plaintiffs say the denials could be affecting thousands of immigrants.