Here are key terms used by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to define homelessness. These definitions are important because they determine who can receive help from certain programs, and keep data consistent across areas.
Arizona lawmakers completed the 2017 legislative session Wednesday by adding millions of dollars in new and expanded tax breaks for business and by extending a financial assistance program for needy families.
On a recent Thursday, a few hundred people packed the gym at a Mormon church in Mesa. Some were living on the street. Others were in shelters. Some came with their dog, some with their kids. And all were matched up with a volunteer.
The public will have a chance to weigh in on the future of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. Southwest utilities, the federal government and officials from the Navajo Nation have been working on a deal to keep the Navajo Generating Station from closing at the end of this year.
A GoFundMe account is now open to raise the remaining funds for a January 8th Memorial in Tucson. The goal is to reach $1.5 million. The campaign will help commemorate the 2011 shootings that killed six people and injured 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, can be a somewhat controversial syndrome. There’s even disagreement about how many people suffer from it. Treatments for ADHD are also controversial. One that’s been gaining attention is neurofeedback. But is it effective?
On Wednesday, officials in Tucson will install 20 new parking meters downtown. They’ll accept change or cards, but you won’t be ticketed for not feeding them. They accept donations for the city’s programs that help the homeless. If this sounds familiar it might be because Maricopa County and Tempe have already installed donation meters.