President Trump announced the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord last year. But, that withdrawal seems to have only emboldened many cities to ramp up their efforts to fight climate change at a local level.
Neighbors of the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course won a court victory this week, when a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled against a developer who wanted to build a new project on the land. Jim Walsh is a reporter for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. He covered the trial.
With the vintage fighter plane she would later climb into and fly into Phoenix as her backdrop, Southern Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally announced Friday morning she is running for Sen. Jeff Flake’s seat.
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office met with people in the West Valley Thursday night to go over a draft of polling places for an upcoming special election. Voters will select a replacement for Congressman Trent Franks, who resigned last month.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is launching the largest reorganization in the department’s 168-year history. The shift would divide the country into 13 regions and centralize parts of the agency within those boundaries. Joining us to talk about the potential impact of this change is Kate Kelly, director of Public Lands at the Center for American Progress.
ASU is expanding its reach into the realm of disability studies. The new College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is going to offer a disability studies major. And it’s intended to blend students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.
The United States might be the richest country in the world, but a new study shows children born here are more likely to die before they reach adulthood than kids born into other wealthy, democratic countries.