Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake say they’re skeptical of President Barack Obama’s response to the scandal emerging over the nation’s VA health care system. The President promised to get to the bottom of the issues within the system.
Environmental groups say they’re cautiously optimistic about the state of the Four-Forest Restoration Initiative. The common goal of fire-risk reduction is keeping the program’s stake holders playing nice.
Phoenix City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to a $1.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year starting in July. Despite a massive deficit, it does not cut any city services and speeds up efforts to hire firefighters and police officers.