The Valley arts scene is getting increasingly competitive, with growth happening in Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa — to name just a few. Scottsdale has long been considered ahead of the pack, but recent leadership changes have put that more in doubt.
We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election. It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.
Monopolies — or companies accused of monopolistic behavior — in the U.S. have been around for more than a century. But megamergers in other industries haven’t been immune from concerns of regulators and the public. But how common are monopolies really? And are government watchdogs able to limit them?
When it comes to selecting municipal judges in Arizona, most of those choices are made by elected officials. Yuma is a notable exception. There, the people get to vote on who sits on the municipal court bench. Yuma has been electing its judges since it adopted its charter at the turn of the 20th century.
Two U.S. senators have a message for the State Department: lift the hiring freeze. Republican John McCain from Arizona and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern over questionable management practices.
The Trump administration had hoped that NAFTA renegotiations may be on the fast track, with serious consideration given to many U.S. proposals. But as of this week, it seems like the negotiations are stuck in neutral.
It’s a topic of conversation that’s been floating around for years: net neutrality. This week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is expected announce his final decision. It is widely believed he will “shrink the rules” surrounding net neutrality.
Nearly 800 children in Arizona died last year. A statewide team reviewed the circumstances surrounding every child’s death. They looked at police and medical records and determined the deaths of 330 children could have been prevented.
An investigation that reveals how pharmaceutical distributors are in some cases knowingly responsible for perpetuating the opioid crisis, and how the U.S. federal government appears unwilling to do anything about it.
High school students with trade skills like carpentry, welding and electrical work are in high demand these days. Some Valley contractors are so desperate for qualified employees they’re offering many kids both a job and funding for college as soon as they graduate. And all of that opportunity is starting to catch kids’ attention.