Five senior-level managers from Arizona’s Child Protective Services were fired Wednesday morning. The terminations were the result of a probe into the agency’s mishandling of about 6,500 child abuse and neglect cases.
Action at the legislature on Tuesday included the Senate approving a bill that would exempt ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft from a commercial insurance requirement that impacts traditional taxi services.
In the 1800s the Navajo moved among various camps across vast areas to herd sheep and farm. A few families settled on what is today a national monument. And one family would like to remain, but the National Park Service won’t allow it.
Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
New Mexico has until December to decide the fate of what nature lovers call the state's last wild river. The state is eligible for millions of federal dollars if it comes up with a viable plan to divert it into reservoirs.