A Florida-based private prison company must pay a settlement of $550,000 to be shared by 16 women who were dismissed from their jobs at Arizona correctional facilities after complaining of sexual harassment, U.S. officials said Monday.
President Trump signed an executive order Jan. 8 to increase broadband access in rural America. The order directed the Interior Department to allow private high-speed broadband companies to build equipment on public land.
Gov. Doug Ducey spent several minutes of his State of the State address on Monday on education. He segued to the topic by pointing out that prison spending in Arizona is decreasing while education spending is on the rise.
Poetry can be defined in a number of ways. Recently, Instagram poetry has become popular, following on the heels of micropoetry which, as its name implies, has an extremely limited number of words. Phoenix’s Poet Laureate Rosemarie Dombrowski talks about this.
Arizona has its share of Old West history, from Tombstone to Bisbee to Yuma. And reporter Scott Craven has written about another piece of the Wild West in The Arizona Republic: Whiskey Row in Prescott.
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will be getting a first-of-its kind project: Gov. Doug Ducey announced late last week SkyBridge Arizona will be setting up a joint customs center between U.S. and Mexican officials there.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region—featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
The use of cameras by police departments — whether body-mounted or on automobile dashboards — has become much more common in just the past few years. Now, some cities and towns — including Williams, Arizona — are testing gun-mounted cameras as an innovation.