Gov. Doug Ducey late last week signed HB 2404 into law, shortly after lawmakers gave the measure their final approval. The bill outlaws the practice of paying initiative petition signature gatherers by the signature — rather, they’ll have to be paid by the hour.
The FBI says there are currently no credible threats to the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Final Four in Glendale, but the championship weekend presents a unique security challenge compared to past mega-events.
The school has a business model that takes online tuition and re-invests that money into physical classrooms and dorms. That explosive growth has upset some neighbors, and the university is trying to manage those growing pains.
A six-figure prize will be up for grabs in a design competition to create an ultra-low energy use home. The city of Phoenix is using leftover federal stimulus funding to launch a contest with the potential to help communities across the Valley.
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things, like being the wickedest town in the West, or, at least, it was. Now it’s a popular tourist destination. Much of that has to do with its historical sites, which the Jerome Historical Society has helped preserve over the years, but not every building can be saved.
The Peoria City Council has signed off on spending millions of dollars to expand the Sunrise Mountain Preserve. The roughly 124-acre addition near 91st Avenue and Happy Valley Road comes with a price tag of about $7 million.
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to bar Latinos who were illegally detained during patrols under his watch from testifying at his trial next month on a criminal contempt of court charge.