Living in the desert in the midst of an extended drought can lead people to change their decision-making process. For a lot of people who live in the Valley, that has meant turning to desert landscaping around their homes and using xeriscape techniques to conserve water.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is testing a new method of detecting wrong way drivers entering a freeway. This is one of the efforts the agency is launching after officials held an emergency meeting on the issue last year following a string of fatal crashes.
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.