It was an eventful week at the state Capitol last week, as lawmakers spent hours debating and voting on an expansion to the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program. Joining me now for a look-ahead is Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times.
People innately have the values to understand how humans are impacting the globe and talk to others about solutions, a Texas climate scientist and evangelical Christian says. She’s bringing her message to the University of Arizona Wednesday.
While politicians in Arizona debate the possibility of more regulations on abortions, in the Dominican Republic, in contrast, the debate centers on its legalization. But recent pro-life policies in the United States could reverse course for Dominican health services.
By the end of this year, Intel expects to start working again on Fab 42. Construction at the Chandler-based fabrication plant was put on hold a few years ago after sales of its microprocessors dropped. Now, company officials say Arizona is on track to house the world’s most advanced semiconductor factory in the world.
People who owned single-family homes in Arizona last year paid more than $3 billion in property taxes. The bulk of that cash — more than $2 billion — came from the Valley where the average bill was $1,900.
The U.S. Senate chose to go "nuclear" and confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a judge to the U.S. Supreme Court. Arizona’s senators are both happy with the confirmation but have mixed feelings on how it happened.