American Airlines recently announced it’ll move its pilot training center from Phoenix to Charlotte and Ft. Worth; this follows last year’s move of the carrier’s flight attendant training from Phoenix to Texas.
The survey found 52 percent of Hispanics said they had regularly or occasionally experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity. And, about 6 in 10 Hispanics said that race relations in the U.S. are generally bad, the study found.
A new Arizona State University study on traffic stops by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office found patterns of racially discriminatory policing. Some deputies, for example, were twice as likely as their colleagues to stop Hispanics.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 26 this summer. But to this day, a majority of businesses are not compliant, according to federal estimates. And here in Arizona that’s led one organization to take enforcement into its own hands.
Earlier this summer, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order banning state agencies and departments from hiring contract lobbyists. At the same time, he set up a system for those agencies to request an exemption from that order.
The pomp and ceremony – not to mention protests – of the opening ceremonies are over, and it’s officially game on in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. BBC Sports reporter Ade Adedoyin is there covering the games.