The U.S. Department of Justice wants to have a seat at the table in a case that found the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latino drivers. The DOJ argues it will help ensure the sheriff’s office complies with court orders to reform its policies.
While a judge heard arguments today that could impact whether around 350,000 Arizonans get to keep their Medicaid coverage, a Nashville-based charity helps five Arizona clinics get medication to patients who can’t afford it.
A judge is refusing to block a planned freeway project in the Phoenix area. It was requested by a coalition of environmental and community groups which had filed a suit against the planned South Mountain Freeway.
A Buckeye police chief who has unsuccessfully tried to unseat Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the past has announced he will try again in 2016. Dan Saban is the fourth candidate who has entered the race against Arpaio so far.