Just as the Trump administration will be getting its bearings and preparing to name a long list of ambassadors, one of the nation’s most important trading partners, Mexico, has selected a new ambassador to the U.S. His name is Geronimo Gutierrez, managing director of the North American Development Bank.
Georgia Congressman, and President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price answered questions Thursday from members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
The spacecraft of a University of Arizona-led mission to collect a sample from an asteroid fired its engines in space for the first time last month, and scientists are now calling the deep-space maneuver a success.
Some border state companies and governments want to keep business as usual after the presidential inauguration. And a few weeks after Donald Trump takes office, Sonora will host a summit to strengthen the commercial region.
Arizona has had one of the highest rates of uninsured children in the country. But the Affordable Care Act has begun to change that, bringing coverage to thousands of kids. Now, some worry a repeal of that law could undo this progress.
Sheriff Paul Penzone appeared before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to discuss the funding for his department. He said the Sheriff’s Office patrol staff is down 12 percent from staffing goals, and detention officer staff levels are 13 percent below target.
Upcoming storms bringing rain, winds and cold air are shutting down a popular hot air event this weekend. Those are not good conditions for hot-air balloons. As a result the Arizona Balloon Classic is being postponed.
Adrian Fontes says he hopes to redraw voting-precinct boundary lines during his tenure at the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office. He was one of several newly elected county officials to present and defend their budget requests to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Two thousand sixteen was a very hot year for Earth. In fact, it was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row. That’s according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Arizona also experienced hot temperatures.