Record-breaking temperatures are possibly in store this weekend for the Phoenix area and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is encouraging people to take precautions. However, the heat has already claimed its first victim of the year.
A bill to help immigrant U.S. military veterans banished from the country for committing crimes is awaiting committee assignment in Congress. U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., introduced the legislation two months ago to help deported veterans return to the United States.
A California-based company is on its way to becoming the first business to open at Phoenix’s Resource Innovation Campus. A city subcommittee voted Tuesday to recommend the full council approve the deal when it meets next week.
Navajo Nation leaders are firming up plans to meet with Donald Trump when he visits Arizona on Saturday. Campaign officials told the tribe that the Republican presidential candidate is open to meeting with Navajo lawmakers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is researching how different irrigation techniques work in the desert. The Ak-Chin Indian Community is already using one technology has seen a huge increase in water-efficient farming.
As part of a national campaign to address prescription painkiller and opioid abuse, Dr. Vivek Murthy is trying to get buy-ins from doctors, policy makers and the public to spend more on treatment programs.