Some border state companies and governments want to keep business as usual after the presidential inauguration. And a few weeks after Donald Trump takes office, Sonora will host a summit to strengthen the commercial region.
Sheriff Paul Penzone appeared before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to discuss the funding for his department. He said the Sheriff’s Office patrol staff is down 12 percent from staffing goals, and detention officer staff levels are 13 percent below target.
Arizona has had one of the highest rates of uninsured children in the country. But the Affordable Care Act has begun to change that, bringing coverage to thousands of kids. Now, some worry a repeal of that law could undo this progress.
Upcoming storms bringing rain, winds and cold air are shutting down a popular hot air event this weekend. Those are not good conditions for hot-air balloons. As a result the Arizona Balloon Classic is being postponed.
Adrian Fontes says he hopes to redraw voting-precinct boundary lines during his tenure at the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office. He was one of several newly elected county officials to present and defend their budget requests to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Two thousand sixteen was a very hot year for Earth. In fact, it was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row. That’s according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Arizona also experienced hot temperatures.
The lead-up to Friday’s events when Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of United States has been full of controversy. A lot of entertainers have been hesitant to commit to performing or have simply refused.
There’s been a lot of emphasis on STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — across the Valley and the country. But increasingly, educators are urging going from STEM to STEAM — that is, to add in the arts.
A northern Arizona lawmaker wants to change who can vote in future state elections and amend two statewide voter initiatives. The plan involves amending two statewide initiatives, including the minimum-wage increase.