An Arizona state lawmaker wants to repeal a new $32 annual public-safety fee on vehicle registrations that proved to be larger than anticipated. Republican Michelle Ugenti-Rita, senator-elect of Scottsdale, prefiled a repeal bill Friday for consideration during the legislative session that starts in January.
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
A research team at the University of Arizona recently found that when young women believe men’s roles in society as caregivers are rapidly increasing, they are more likely to imagine themselves as the primary breadwinner of their future families.
NASA’s mission to reach an asteroid was finally successful last week. Now, researches at the University of Arizona will present preliminary findings from the OSIRIS-REx mission at the American Geophysical Union beginning Monday in Washington, D.C.
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opposed the mine.
A neighborhood in north central Phoenix celebrated the first pilot program designed to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping. Coffee, donuts and smiles were shared just off 15th Avenue north of Butler on Saturday morning.
A bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general is trying to reduce the amount of annoying or harmful automated or “robocalls” across the country. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined that effort.
Despite rebukes from fellow Republicans and some outright calls for his ouster, Arizona Rep. David Stringer is sticking by comments he made last month, suggesting that African immigrants to the U.S. “don’t blend in” like Caucasians of European descent.
The city of Chandler in the East Valley was founded in 1891 by Dr. Alexander John Chandler and, for a long time, it was all about farming. But today, the city of more than 250,000 people is a tech hub.
For the monthly First Friday Artwalk in downtown Phoenix, the Heard Museum is bringing Canadian Aboriginal musician Beatrice Deer to perform her signature “Inuindie” songs — that’s a mash-up of Inuit, her Native heritage, and indie music.