Williams, Ariz., is sinking big bucks in efforts to augment water supplies amid low reservoir levels that have forced restrictions on water use and kept the northern Arizona community from issuing new building permits.
An Arizona House committee on Monday voted to force cities and towns to stop charging tax on rental properties, a move that cities argue could trigger major cuts but proponents say eliminates a double tax on renters.
Any day now a federal judge is expected to order an April hearing to decide whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt for violating court orders. Plaintiffs say they will sit down with the sheriff in a proposed settlement meeting, but are skeptical if they can reach an agreement.
Four months after Apple's former sapphire glass supplier went bankrupt, Gov. Ducey announced on Monday the tech giant will turn its Mesa facility into a $2 billion global command center. But the facility will create fewer permanent jobs and it's unclear what tax incentives might be involved.
Lawyers for the state of Arizona will urge a judge on Monday to dismiss a civil-rights violations lawsuit filed by a Department of Corrections teacher who was raped by a convicted sex offender in a prison classroom.
As desert landscapes are modified by development and climate change, original residents often have to be moved. However, common animal relocation efforts often don’t succeed and a new report offers a possible solution.
Kindergartners in Yavapai County are at higher risk for contracting measles compared to those living in other counties. That’s according to a 2013-2014 Department of Health report on Arizona’s school immunization coverage levels.