When Jeri Williams is officially sworn in as Phoenix’s police chief on Oct. 28, she’ll become the first woman to lead the department. She’s also the first chief to undergo a very public interview process that attracted the attention of a former London police officer.
Battles over solar policy, a quest to uncover the source of dark money, questions of outside influence on commissioners and efforts to raise electricity bills – this year’s election for the Arizona Corporation Commission has not shortage of intrigue.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Department of Energy wants to clear away nearly two football fields of desert in southern New Mexico to use as temporary storage for containers of radioactive waste coming from around the country while it works to reopen the government's only underground nuclear waste repository.
During the first half of this year, the southeast Valley led the Phoenix metro area in retail construction, accounting for two-thirds of all new shopping centers. And, one community in particular is generating the most activity.
Latino students in Arizona are underrepresented in the state’s most recognized high schools, and school districts with high Latino enrollment get the least amount of money from the state and local sources.