The political system in Arizona has tried to address a lot of challenges — including getting more people to vote, limiting state lawmakers’ terms and creating a more level financial playing field for candidates.
For hundreds of people in New Mexico, getting out of jail or prison hinges on whether there’s a bed in a halfway house, a slot in a treatment program or space in a mental health facility. Until a spot opens up, they remain behind bars, and it costs taxpayers thousands of extra dollars while they wait.
A leader of a bipartisan group that pushes for congressional action to address gridlock and dysfunctional politics will deliver the keynote address during the University of Arizona's spring commencement Saturday night.
American Airlines will begin the biggest portion of its mega-merger with US Airways this summer, a massive undertaking that involves combing the airlines' reservation systems as well as eliminating the US Airways brand.
The former head of the state's child-safety agency said Monday it was Attorney General Mark Brnovich and not he who precipitated a decision to stop allowing married gay couples to jointly adopt or become foster parents.
A Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department spokesman said city officials don't know who is putting piles of rocks and small boulders on mountain preserve trails — activity that some mountain bikers think may be intended to keep them from using trails.