Maricopa County decisively voted against Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Yet tens of thousands of those same voters helped elect Arpaio’s ally Donald Trump president. A Trump White House could have a profound impact on the embattled sheriff's legacy.
Educators say it's one factor in the state's persistent teacher shortage. Of all the undergraduate degrees awarded by Arizona’s public universities, those for education saw the biggest drop of any academic major in the last decade.
The Arizona Coyotes plan to leave Glendale, and head east to Tempe. They’ve unveiled a plan for a 16,000-seat arena on the site of ASU’s Karsten Golf Course in Tempe — the project would also include a multi-sport arena for the university.
Political leadership in Phoenix and Arizona does not reflect the fact that the city is more than 40% Latino. But In the recent general election more Latinos were elected and early estimates say the Latino Vote was up. The group La Machine was one of the key organizations behind that increase.