Arizona has repaid hundreds of millions of dollars in loans it took out to keep its unemployment insurance fund solvent during the Great Recession and is running a surplus for the first time in years, the state Department of Economic Security announced Wednesday.
The Peoria Unified School District board will vote whether to increase an override to give the school district more money. This comes shortly after the district chose to make budget cuts instead of moving to a four-day school week.
A state appellate court has ruled that Tucson Unified School District has legal immunity from a lawsuit accusing it of negligently hiring a teaching assistant later convicted of attempting to secretly record a special-needs student.
The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been controversial since its inception. And Its not just political opposition causing issues. A lack of genetic diversity and inbreeding also pose a major threat to the endangered species’ recovery.
The contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has taken a strange turn ever since it was revealed the sheriff’s office hired a computer consultant as a paid informant to do an unorthodox investigation that may have involved stolen CIA data.
Glendale residents will vote whether to recall a council member on the ballot in November. Gary Sherwood believes he’s being challenged because he changed his position to support the Tohono O’odham casino.
The Valley’s supermarket scene has been called one of the most competitive in the nation, so Haggens has decided to jump in by purchasing a couple of Albertson’s stores being closed because of a merger with Safeway.
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.