Tempe City Council will vote Thursday whether to adopt ordinances that would set a speed limit of 28 mph on roads, 20 mph on shared use paths, require helmets for riders under 18 and prevent kids from riding e-bikes.
While Gov. Doug Ducey said he is bullish on giving public school teachers a 4-percent pay raise this year, he did favor raising the limit corporations can donate to private and parochial schools for scholarships.
The study found cameras reduced crashes 24 percent at intersections and 37 percent on other road segments. “People are driving safer and better in Scottsdale everywhere because we have photo enforcement,” said Scottsdale Transportation Director Paul Basha, noting that collisions were reduced even at places without cameras.
Saying the most pressing need is keeping teachers in classrooms, the top teachers in Arizona want Gov. Doug Ducey to spend all of his new education dollars in a pay hike rather than spreading the cash around.
Last week we heard from Sheriff Paul Penzone about his plans for his first 100 days in office. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins was at the press conference and sat down with the sheriff for a one-on-one interview.
The film "Jerry Maguire" made a big splash when it hit theaters 20 years ago, and probably no character had a bigger impact than Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, who demanded the team show him the money. Now, NFL Network has produced a special "A Football Life" documentary about Tidwell.
Starting today, low and moderate-income Valley residents can get free help with their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program has been around for decades; last year, more than 260 volunteers helped prepare tax filings in the Phoenix area.
We often talk about not repeating history when it comes to the genocide carried out during World War II, or the inequities of Jim Crow Laws. But, one part of our country’s history that often seems lost are the slew of eugenics laws that made forced sterilization legal during much of the 20th century.