Three decades after Catholic parishioners fought to keep Phoenix from demolishing their church, a new fight is underway. It involves an exclusive agreement between the city and a community development corporation that could determine the future of the old Sacred Heart Church.
The Arizona Commerce Authority has announced results of its first five-year business plan. In 2012, after the public-private authority replaced a state agency, it released a five-year business plan focused on supporting job creation and boosting average wages.
The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to fund a wall along the U.S. Mexico border on Thursday. It’s the first step to shoring up a cornerstone of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign pledge.
Americans waste a lot of food — by some estimates, we throw away 40 percent of our food supply every year. But researchers from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business are using tech to try to reduce that number.
The latest numbers show Arizona is still in the midst of a dire shortage of teachers in our classrooms. A recent report from the Morrison Institute at ASU showed 74 percent of Arizona school administrators said their campuses don’t have enough teachers.
The Interior Department has announced more than $50 million in grants to 42 national parks; the money will go toward deferred maintenance projects. The money is not entirely from the federal government. Each park had to partner with an outside group, which also contributed some money.
More daylight emerged on possible motivations behind the surprise ban on transgender individuals in the military, and it might have something to do with border wall. To explain, we have the co-writer of an article published by Politico, reporter Josh Dawsey joins us.
In recent years, midazolam has been used as part of a cocktail of drugs used in carrying out executions for death row inmates around the country. We spoke with the man who helped invent this drug and it turns out, he’s retired in Tucson. Armin Walser is a Swiss chemist who worked for the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche throughout his long career.
President Trump’s Wednesday tweets declaring an end to transgender members of the U.S. military included the assertion that caring for the health needs of those members is too costly. But what sort of financial burden comes from a rough estimate of between 1,300 and 6,600 active-duty transgender members?
On Wednesday, President Trump sent out a surprising tweet saying the U.S. government wouldn’t be allowing transgender people from serving in the military. The announcement is personal for many Americans. One of those is Valley resident Danielle Lynch. She served in the U.S. Navy in the 1990s as a man and later came out as a trans woman.