Pima County residents could be looking at their first-ever sales tax. The Board of Supervisors has approved setting up a citizens’ committee to look into enacting a half-cent sales tax, which would pay for road repairs, and lower property taxes.
Rapid-rehousing paired with temporary financial assistance can help homeless men and women establish themselves in a permanent home.That’s the finding from a study of a pilot program commissioned by the Valley of the Sun United Way and released Tuesday.
The question of whether undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be eligible for in state tuition will be going back to court. By a one vote margin the Maricopa County Community College district governing voted to appeal the case.
Arizona’s home market is cyclical. Late December to early January is the boom time for home buying. Mid to late summer is typically slower. But, this year is different, according to one Valley real estate firm.
Navajo women are less likely to break their hips than white women, according to a study conducted on the reservation. Modern science suggests they’re relying on an old tradition for their calcium. This is the third and final part of the series Fry Bread Nation.
Washington Post journalist Souad Mekhennet talks about her background and experience in covering the Middle East — including being the journalist to uncover the identity of ISIS executioner “Jihadi John” — in the new book, "I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad."
A lawyer for a gay woman getting divorced told the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday that his client is entitled to the same rights of parenthood to a child born during the marriage as if she were a man.
Bloomberg Magazine recently declared that “Business is Booming” for these medical crowdfunding campaigns, and a study from NerdWallet of the trend reported that $930 million of the $2 billion raised by GoFundMe since 2010 was from medical campaigns.
The Goodwin Fire south of Prescott that began over the weekend continues to burn and has grown to 4,400 acres. The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed State Route 69 between Cordes Junction and Prescott because the smoke has reduced visibility.
The legalization of same-sex marriage has not answered all of the questions surrounding same-sex parental rights in the courts. Last week, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a same-sex custody battle that could be a setback for gay rights.