The fire at a Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago air traffic control center on Friday has caused major problems for airlines. American Airlines and U.S. Airways officials say it had to cancel 1,400 flights system-wide over the weekend.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three employees who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints in Phoenix. Each of the employees will continue to work within the VA system.
After a 5 year hiring freeze, the Phoenix police Department has announced it will hire 300 new officers over the next three years. Applicants took the first steps toward becoming officers this weekend.
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, part of the Affordable Care Act, requires pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments of more than $10 to doctors and hospitals to Medicare who will oversee this system.
Members of the public have a final opportunity to comment on the proposal to build the South Mountain Freeway. The Arizona Department of Transportation has started another review period for the freeway’s environmental impact statement.