To build a home or apartment in the Valley, you need a sustainable source of water. For decades developers have gotten around this by paying more, but some say this arrangement, and the kind of growth it promotes, is no longer sustainable.
Another lawsuit alleging discriminatory policing by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office could soon go to trial. A judge has set a trial date for August in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Exports from Arizona increased by nearly 9 percent in 2014, which was about triple the national average. A report released by several state agencies including the University of Arizona shows the state’s exports to Mexico was a big driver of that growth.
Pima County Community College District board announced a $5-per-credit hour tuition increase for in-state students in mid-March. Now, the governing board is raising taxes, to fund its nearly $259 million budget for the coming school year.
Native Americans hold eagle feathers sacred and for centuries have used them in traditional ceremonies. Only members of federally recognized tribes are allowed to possess the feathers. But it’s not easy to obtain feathers legally. The Navajo Nation Zoo is trying to change that.