Arizona school districts say they haven’t received details yet about a funding stream provided in the new state budget. The $38 million program is supposed to give top AzMERIT scoring schools additional per-student funding.
Four of Phoenix’s eight City Council members are up for re-election on Aug. 29, and early ballots are either in mailboxes or on the way. The only district where the incumbent faces a challenger is the 6th, where Sal
DiCiccio defends his seat against Kevin Patterson.
The Prescott City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to use the money from the sale of Fire Station 7 to help pay its $78.4 million unfunded liability to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System.
The Grand Canyon is most often associated with tourism in our state, but Arizona’s wine industry is flexing more muscle. A new report finds the annual economic impact of wine tourism is $56.2 million, up nearly $20 million since the last study in 2011.