How will Arizona schools receive their $5 billion in federal and state funds if there is no one at the Department of Education to turn on the computers? That’s a chief concern department spokesperson Stefan Swiat has after learning what the Governor has allocated for the agency’s I.T. department.
Arizona is known for its ability to help put objects in space, for science and for national security. A University of Arizona official is helping create rules about what happens to those objects after they get there.
Agricultural giant Monsanto bought 155 acres north of Tucson last year to build a corn research greenhouse. While residents are protesting the plans, local farmers have been using and testing Monsanto cotton seed for decades.
Arizona could lose millions of dollars in public health funding if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. The opioid epidemic, disease outbreaks and vaccines for children and adults in need — those are just some of the public-health issues that the Prevention and Public Health Fund pays for in Arizona.
Since 2014 the Phoenix Public Library has been helping entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground with an eight-week workshop called the Business Roadmap Program. Now, a Spanish-language version will be offered for the first time at Palo Verde Library in Maryvale.
Trials are underway nationwide to find a cure for Alzheimer's, including here in Phoenix. Barrow Neurological Institute is participating in 20 studies, including one aimed at people with Down syndrome.
The streets surrounding the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix were flooded with peaceful demonstrators. Generally, the message was to protect the rights of women, people of color, immigrants, those with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
A report by commercial real-estate services firm JLL finds demand and rents are going up. Since 2012, vacancies have dropped the most in the Camelback Corridor. That’s also where rents are highest for Class A space, typically buildings with the newest amenities.
Last November, Alicia Jimenez found herself in the unique position of trying to convince a Superior Court judge in Bisbee that her husband hadn’t just disappeared in Mexico, but that he had died there. Last Thursday, the judge agreed with her, bringing to a close one story involving a typical style of crime in Mexico: missing victims whose fate normally leaves families hovering in limbo.