Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
The test, which ASU is now readying for evaluation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, uses changes in gene expression to gauge ionizing radiation dosage. The test is one of only a few that can accurately gauge exposure, as opposed to contamination.
Peoria is about 50 percent built out and expanding. With developers no longer required to pay impact fees that help pay for public services, city officials said they have to find new ways to finance growth.
This election season there has been a lot of attention given to the two major party candidates. But this year, the election is just as much about who is on the ballot as who is casting them. Nov. 8 will mark the first major election where all millennials in the country are eligible by age to vote.
Since 2006, Dr. Debbie Reese has written a blog called "American Indians in Children's Literature," which has raised pertinent critiques and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's books and popular culture.
On Friday night, Wrigley Field in Chicago is hosting a World Series game for the first time in 71 years. We connected with a special correspondent who is a lifelong Cubs fan — Steve Goldstein’s Mom, Mary Lou — to get an update from Chicago.
The last time Congressional District 2 went to the voters, current Congresswoman Martha McSally won by 161 votes. It was so close that it ended in a recount and was the last House vote in the entire country. Two years before, some 2,500 votes cost McSally her bid against then-Congressman Ron Barber.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio used a Washington, D.C., law firm in his latest bid to get the judge who referred him for criminal charges to recuse himself. But how exactly that firm is being paid is something of a mystery.