Native Americans won the right to vote in Arizona in 1948. But open access to the polls didn’t come until 1976. While access here has improved since then, Native voters in Arizona still face many unique barriers when trying to cast their ballots.
For the first time since the Great Recession, new homes are getting smaller. In the second quarter this year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the median single-family square area fell by 73 feet.
More than a dozen years ago, ASU launched its Performance in the Borderlands Project. The artists who come here are part of the initiative’s mission to understand and promote cultural performance in the borderlands.
The killing of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles 40 years ago has endured — in large part because of the shocking nature of a bomb going off in the middle of the day in downtown Phoenix and because a journalist simply doing his job was targeted.
Since the end of World War II, the United States has been heavily involved in nations all over the world, supporting or opposing their policies and leaders and, in many cases, providing some level of security.
Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will celebrate its 50th year of moving goods across the country on Thursday. For much of that time, the business model was pretty straightforward: a single trucker behind the wheel. But the future of freight will look much different as demand increases and drones and driver-less vehicles move in.
Since the Great Recession many developers have come to expect tax incentives. And, many Valley cities have provided them. Now, Mesa hopes to do the same and send a message that it’s serious about revitalizing the area around Fiesta Mall.