A judge has upheld a ban on uranium mining on federal lands that surround Grand Canyon National Park. The ruling prohibits new mining in the area for 20 years, but work can continue at a few existing claims.
The U.S. Interior Secretary visited the Glen Canyon Dam Saturday to celebrate its 50th anniversary. She also had another very important agenda item -- the vulnerability of the Colorado River and its water supply.
The fire at a Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago air traffic control center on Friday has caused major problems for airlines. American Airlines and U.S. Airways officials say it had to cancel 1,400 flights system-wide over the weekend.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three employees who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints in Phoenix. Each of the employees will continue to work within the VA system.
After a 5 year hiring freeze, the Phoenix police Department has announced it will hire 300 new officers over the next three years. Applicants took the first steps toward becoming officers this weekend.
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, part of the Affordable Care Act, requires pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments of more than $10 to doctors and hospitals to Medicare who will oversee this system.