The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed two major pro-gun bills that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings and would have punished cities and towns that enact gun ordinances stricter than the state's own laws.
The Arizona House plans a second vote on a bill preventing the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission from investigating possible campaign contribution violations by candidates who don't participate in the program.
Students within the Maricopa County Community College system could be facing another tuition increase. The college district board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Tuesday night that could raise student costs by $5 per credit hour.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trying to outbid Pinal County to take over a federal detention contract. It’s the latest twist in the dispute between Pinal County and the federal government over housing immigrant detainees.