Nearly a year ago, businesses across the Valley started getting hit with lawsuits over parking violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Businesses wanted to stop that from happening again and disability rights groups wanted to protect their civil rights, so a compromise was cobbled together in the Arizona Legislature.
Facebook is making it easier for users to contact their elected representatives. But is that the most effective way to get in touch? Emily Ellsworth is a former congressional staffer and is behind the website callthehallsguide.com, which offers advice on the best ways for constituents to contact their members of Congress.
Entomologists Lois and Charlie O’Brien spent their entire careers collecting and classifying insects from all over the world — weevils, to be exact. They’ve gathered more than 1 million of them over the years and meticulously classified them in a collection that’s estimated to be worth $12 million. And now, they’re donating their life’s work to ASU.
Major sporting events like Major League Baseball games and the Final Four tournament, which gets underway tomorrow at University of Phoenix Stadium, will keep the alcohol flowing. For centuries, humans have had a complicated relationship with alcohol.
Suicide on college campuses is a problem that’s difficult to tackle. As with mental-health issues in general, it’s not something most college students want to talk about. Tomorrow, more than 300 people will march on ASU’s campus as part of the annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to let Gov. Doug Ducey deny driver’s licenses to those covered by DACA. Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit’s ruling on this. Here for more details on this is Evelyn Cruz, a clinical law professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.
There’s talk in Washington of lawmakers and the Trump Administration taking another shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. To talk about the prognosis for another repeal and replace effort is Republican Congressman David Schweikert.
Opponents of HB 2404, which Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law last week, have filed paperwork to try to refer the measure to the ballot. But, not all critics of the new law are on board with this effort — at least not now. Democratic State Rep. Ken Clark is one of them.
A court ruling Thursday said Arizona does not have a legal duty to protect property from wildfires. The ruling upheld a dismissal of lawsuits filed by homeowners whose property was destroyed by the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.