The Valley has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, holding major sporting events like the Super Bowl and the Baseball All-Star Game. But, all eyes are on Glendale again, as the University of Phoenix Stadium plays host to the NCAA Final Four tournament this weekend.
Officials in Chandler hope a new boot camp will help boost the city’s workforce. Starting Monday, the University of Arizona will launch a certificate program for basic web-development skills at its Chandler location.
Wildlife conservationists say the existing barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border are already detrimental to wildlife. U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva said President Donald Trump’s proposed uninterrupted wall would be worse.
A stretch of Gilbert Road was washed away when the Salt River Project released water from its upstream reservoirs. Now, the Maricopa County Department of Transportation will start rebuilding the northbound low water crossing next week.
Nearly a year ago, businesses across the Valley started getting hit with lawsuits over parking violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Businesses wanted to stop that from happening again and disability rights groups wanted to protect their civil rights, so a compromise was cobbled together in the Arizona Legislature.
Facebook is making it easier for users to contact their elected representatives. But is that the most effective way to get in touch? Emily Ellsworth is a former congressional staffer and is behind the website callthehallsguide.com, which offers advice on the best ways for constituents to contact their members of Congress.
Entomologists Lois and Charlie O’Brien spent their entire careers collecting and classifying insects from all over the world — weevils, to be exact. They’ve gathered more than 1 million of them over the years and meticulously classified them in a collection that’s estimated to be worth $12 million. And now, they’re donating their life’s work to ASU.
Major sporting events like Major League Baseball games and the Final Four tournament, which gets underway tomorrow at University of Phoenix Stadium, will keep the alcohol flowing. For centuries, humans have had a complicated relationship with alcohol.
Suicide on college campuses is a problem that’s difficult to tackle. As with mental-health issues in general, it’s not something most college students want to talk about. Tomorrow, more than 300 people will march on ASU’s campus as part of the annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to let Gov. Doug Ducey deny driver’s licenses to those covered by DACA. Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit’s ruling on this. Here for more details on this is Evelyn Cruz, a clinical law professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.
There’s talk in Washington of lawmakers and the Trump Administration taking another shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. To talk about the prognosis for another repeal and replace effort is Republican Congressman David Schweikert.
Opponents of HB 2404, which Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law last week, have filed paperwork to try to refer the measure to the ballot. But, not all critics of the new law are on board with this effort — at least not now. Democratic State Rep. Ken Clark is one of them.