Spending on Medicaid dropped nationwide during the 2019 fiscal year, coinciding with a decrease in enrollment in the health care program. States, however, are already planning on spending more going forward
Progress on self-driving cars continues, as technology advances into the realm of self-driving trucks and grocery delivery provided by smaller autonomous vehicles, but some observers recommend pumping the brakes on how soon we’ll see self-driving automobiles in broad use.
Several school districts in Arizona have joined a class-action lawsuit against Juul and other e-cigarette makers, including the Tolleson Union High School District and Tucson Unified School District, one of the largest in the state.
As of last month, Scottsdale’s Advanced Water Treatment Plant at the city’s water campus in North Scottsdale got permission to do something no other Arizona city can do: turn recycled water into drinking water.
A former Arizona Democratic legislative staffer fired four years ago is entitled to more than $350,000 in damages and should get her job back after a jury found she was discriminated against based on race and sex, a federal judge ruled.
Libraries across the country are evolving. Maricopa County’s libraries did away with late fees, last summer. Pima County’s sprouted a seed lending program to source out sustainability projects. But deep in southern Arizona, one little library is trying something new: blending the hushed stacks of the last century, the town and the digital age.
Avondale is launching a campaign called One-Less to encourage and inform residents about producing less waste. The city is trying to spread awareness to the community and limit contribution to landfills.
City-owned golf courses in Phoenix are making a comeback. About six years ago, Phoenix city leaders debated whether to get out of the golf business. Today, the Parks Department said the golf program recovers 98% of its expenses.