By spending millions of dollars, the Phoenix Parks Department hopes to attract millions more. Parks Director Inger Erickson wants city leaders to approve a $5 million contract for a consultant to design the Hance Park Master Plan.
The University of Arizona and the city of Tucson are in the midst of a dispute over a proposed new off-campus dorm the school wants to build — and part of the disagreement is over whether UA needs to follow city zoning laws.
President Donald Trump’s “America first” budget cuts about one-third or 31 percent of the funding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives, even though Defense Secretary James Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat.
The repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act has moved on to the U.S. Senate, and the debate is heating up in red states like Arizona. More than half a million people got coverage under the law, yet it’s also often held up as the poster child for the law's failures.
Following the 2008 housing crisis and subsequent recession, Phoenix had one of the highest rates of disconnected youths — young people ages 16 to 24 who are both out of school and not working. So, Phoenix took action.