Just one day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively let gay marriages go forward in five states, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. That means Arizona’s ban on gay unions could be struck down soon.
California's largest utility has released an email saying the state's top regulator privately asked the company to donate more than $1 million to support an environmental ballot initiative and separately give $100,000 to a celebration of the utility commission's 100th anniversary.
Monday, the United States Supreme Court announced it wouldn’t hear arguments about same-sex marriage bans in five states. That means gay couples will be allowed to marry in at least those states and likely several more, and it could also have implications in Arizona.
Phoenix City Council voted last week to delay the approval of a $103 million construction contract needed to revamp Sky Harbor’s terminal three. That deferral could result in an additional $1.9 million in costs.
The U.S. Census Bureau will be testing several updates in their surveys in 2015. They held a public information forum on Monday to outline their research plans addressing changes to things like instruction wording, racial and marital status questions, and the introduction of a web based collection design.