The U.S. government started a program last year that enables children in some Central American countries to be admitted to the U.S. as refugees. It’s a response to the drastic spike in the number of unaccompanied child migrants last year. A new report shows the program is not likely to significantly reduce unauthorized migration.
Arizona must refund millions of dollars it collected from a rental car tax that funds stadium projects and tourism efforts in Maricopa County after the tax was earlier declared unconstitutional, a judge ruled.
The current El Nino, nicknamed Bruce Lee, is already the second strongest on record for this time of year and could be one of the most potent weather changers of the past 65 years, federal meteorologists say.
Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell will proclaim Mondays to be “Lean and Green,” a move to encourage residents and restaurants to go meat free at least one day a week. And some Tempe school districts will also join in on meatless Mondays.
When Valley snowbirds fly north for the summer, their houses stay here, sometimes along with valuables, electronics, maybe even a car. The trick to keeping that stuff safe? Make the house look like it’s occupied.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has been in Farmington, New Mexico, today meeting with community and tribal members, among others, about the agency’s response to the release of wastewater from Gold King Mine.
A new push is on, again, to get rid of the paper dollar and replace it with coinage. This month, Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain introduced the Unified Savings and Accountability Act, which includes this latest proposal to ditch the dollar bill in favor of the dollar coin.