Action at the legislature on Tuesday included the Senate approving a bill that would exempt ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft from a commercial insurance requirement that impacts traditional taxi services.
Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
Students within the Maricopa County Community College system could be facing another tuition increase. The college district board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Tuesday night that could raise student costs by $5 per credit hour.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trying to outbid Pinal County to take over a federal detention contract. It’s the latest twist in the dispute between Pinal County and the federal government over housing immigrant detainees.