The streets surrounding the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix were flooded with peaceful demonstrators. Generally, the message was to protect the rights of women, people of color, immigrants, those with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
A report by commercial real-estate services firm JLL finds demand and rents are going up. Since 2012, vacancies have dropped the most in the Camelback Corridor. That’s also where rents are highest for Class A space, typically buildings with the newest amenities.
Last November, Alicia Jimenez found herself in the unique position of trying to convince a Superior Court judge in Bisbee that her husband hadn’t just disappeared in Mexico, but that he had died there. Last Thursday, the judge agreed with her, bringing to a close one story involving a typical style of crime in Mexico: missing victims whose fate normally leaves families hovering in limbo.
Immigrants rights groups asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction to stop the practice of denying licenses to so-called Dreamers. The plaintiffs argue Arizona is violating their Constitutional rights.
Since the November election, Mexico has been bracing for the inevitable shift in its relationship with the U.S. Mexico sent more than 80 percent of its exports to the U.S. last year, and incoming President Donald Trump has said he wants to correct what he says are Mexico’s unfair trade advantages.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.