The Arizona Game and Fish department is set to receive nearly $26 million in federal dollars. The money will go towards funding conservation projects like relocating wildlife and restoring aquatic habitats.
One action would rescind a law allowing medication abortions following outdated FDA labeling. The other would repeal a 2015 law requiring doctors to tell patients that a medication abortion could be reversible.
Councilman Jim Waring says Mayor Greg Stanton’s call for a public-private partnership to build a new facility for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Coyotes will be a tough sell in this political climate.
Federal funding for child welfare programs is something that all 50 states receive. It’s a roughly $7 billion pot of money that’s been available since the early 1990’s through a federal program known as Title 4-E. But for the most part, tribes have been left out. Now, one Arizona tribe is closer to securing funds.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is still not in compliance with major parts of a federal court order that came down after a judge found the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
New zoning regulations aimed at the marijuana industry are expected to take effect later this week. The changes come after council members unanimously approved tougher rules using an emergency clause during Wednesday's meeting.