The New York State Wage Board is considering an increase in the minimum wage, to $15.00 an hour. Here in Phoenix, workers gathered yesterday outside a Phoenix McDonald’s Restaurant, to support the increase and press for a similar hike in Arizona.
The lawsuit filed late Friday by Austin Flake and his wife, Logan, stems from Arpaio's investigation a year ago into the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs at a kennel operated by the younger Flake's in-laws.
Jill Hruby will take over next month as president and director of Sandia National Laboratories, one of the most high-profile positions in U.S. science with responsibilities that cover nuclear weapons, energy and environmental technology.
The Mexican government has announced plans for nearly $10 billion worth of electricity and natural gas infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline under the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the port of Veracruz.
Federal bank regulators visited Nogales last week to discuss hurdles to banking on the border. Banks have stopped servicing some Arizona border businesses due to federal anti-money laundering regulations.
Arizona will have to comply with the federal REAL ID requirements, which go into effect in January. The Department of Homeland Security denied the state’s request to excuse its driver’s licenses from the new security standards.