Glendale residents supported by a group called Worker Power have filed a lawsuit against Glendale, claiming the city’s proposed tax benefits for the future VAI Resort development violate the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause.”
A Maricopa County jury has awarded over $31 million in what is believed to be the largest medical malpractice verdict in Arizona history. The lawsuit was filed against Banner Health over a 2014 birth that left a newborn with brain damage.
At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the town of Gilbert to provide more than $1.5 million to enhance homeownership opportunities using a community land trust.
$5 million will pay to convert a north Phoenix hotel into affordable rental housing for adults over 55 who are exiting homelessness. The other $5 million will help construct new apartments near downtown for low-income families.
Reliability, value and convenience accounted for half of an airport’s overall score. Mayor Kate Gallego said Sky Harbor was recognized for having some of the fewest cancellations as well as short taxi-out times. → More Arizona transportation news
Lawyers for the founder of Arizona-based truckmaker Nikola Corp. say he should not face incarceration because his fraud conviction is nothing like the fraud that landed Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in prison.
Flagstaff’s city council is considering doing away with advertising at its airport after it was threatened with a lawsuit alleging it violated the first amendment rights of the owner of a Northern Arizona shooting range and gun rental business.