Arizona Medicaid recipients will not have to prove they’re working, looking for work, volunteering or in school in order to get their health benefits. That’s because the state’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS, has put its implementation of work requirements on hold.
Scottsdale voters will be casting their vote on a $319 million bond in November. The money would go to everything from public safety to road repairs and improvements to WestWorld, the city’s event center. The city hasn’t passed a bond this size in nearly two decades. But this bond has the unanimous support of the Scottsdale City Council.
The city of Alamos, Sonora, is known internationally for its colonial charm. That’s attracted a sizable expatriate community. But an interesting conservation effort is starting to put the picturesque pueblo on the map as an outdoor destination as well. Supporters hope it brings environmental benefits for the unique ecosystem, but also economic benefits for the town.
After inmates in the Douglas prison complained their drinking water was brown and tasted like diesel fuel, the Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed water at the prison had a “noticeable petroleum odor and taste.”
An Arizona company has developed an eco-friendly shuttle made up mostly of 3D-printed parts. Chandler-based Local Motors manufactures the electric self-driving shuttle, which can fit up to eight people.
After nearly a week of searching, authorities have recovered the body of an Hermosillo man who fell into a massive sinkhole. The 62-year-old man was found a quarter mile from where he fell into a sinkhole.
In Mexico, an investigation has revealed that the current administration recently waived billions of dollars in taxes assessed to ghost companies, many of which were used to launder money. One of them was operated by a powerful drug cartel.
Spending on Medicaid dropped nationwide during the 2019 fiscal year, coinciding with a decrease in enrollment in the health care program. States, however, are already planning on spending more going forward
Progress on self-driving cars continues, as technology advances into the realm of self-driving trucks and grocery delivery provided by smaller autonomous vehicles, but some observers recommend pumping the brakes on how soon we’ll see self-driving automobiles in broad use.
Several school districts in Arizona have joined a class-action lawsuit against Juul and other e-cigarette makers, including the Tolleson Union High School District and Tucson Unified School District, one of the largest in the state.
As of last month, Scottsdale’s Advanced Water Treatment Plant at the city’s water campus in North Scottsdale got permission to do something no other Arizona city can do: turn recycled water into drinking water.