From the condition of street pavements to emergency response times, people can now find in-depth information about Tempe through a new open data portal. By posting more details on the city’s website, officials hope to spark more community involvement and commercial activity.
Over the next 12 months, one in three Arizonans over the age of 65 will have a fall that results in injury, according to the Arizona Department of Health. The risk of falling is not unusual as we age, but younger people are also at risk.
By spending millions of dollars, the Phoenix Parks Department hopes to attract millions more. Parks Director Inger Erickson wants city leaders to approve a $5 million contract for a consultant to design the Hance Park Master Plan.
The University of Arizona and the city of Tucson are in the midst of a dispute over a proposed new off-campus dorm the school wants to build — and part of the disagreement is over whether UA needs to follow city zoning laws.
President Donald Trump’s “America first” budget cuts about one-third or 31 percent of the funding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives, even though Defense Secretary James Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat.