Salt River Project has been releasing water from its Verde reservoir system, which is at capacity. The Verde system includes Horseshoe Lake and Bartlett Lake and is one of two reservoir systems operated by SRP.
A painting that went missing for decades after being stolen from the University of Arizona Art Museum in 1985 is now being restored. “Woman-Ochre” by Willem de Kooning was cut from its frame the day after Thanksgiving in 1985.
An analysis of sales tax rates by Tax Foundation finds Arizona among the highest. It ranked Arizona 28th for its state rate. But when the average local rate of 2.77 percent is added to the state rate, the combined sales tax is 8.37 percent, making Arizona the 11th highest.
The Arizona Department of Health Services could soon have formal authority over intermediate care facilities, like the one at Hacienda HealthCare. A bill that would codify that is making its way through the Arizona Legislature.
Two things happened on the Hill this week. The most high profile of course came on Thursday when the Republican-controlled Senate voted with Democrats, in a rebuke of President Trump’s national emergency declaration for funding of the border wall.
The debate over the border wall has been about everything from funding, to immigration, to the environment. Now a new report from the Washington Post reveals it’s also about a remote military bombing range in the very southeast of our state.
Arizona students will take part in a global effort to take on climate change. The Arizona Youth Climate Strike on Friday afternoon is one of more than a hundred across the country; the version here will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Arizona Capitol.
The issue of dark money is in the news, thanks to legislation from State Sen. Vince Leach, as state attorney general Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose dark money bans in local campaigns. With The Show for a look at the issue of dark money in local elections was Josh Bendor.
The Arizona Senate passed a charter school reform and oversight bill on Thursday that opponents say lost most of its bite along the way. Though the bill’s sponsor, State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee, fiercely argued otherwise.
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.
A bill that would let employers pay some young workers less that the minimum wage hit a snag on Thursday amid questions of whether it will discourage people from going to school. That possibility worries Republican Sen. Tyler Pace.
A measure that’s moving through the Arizona Legislature is being billed as a way for parents to defend themselves from school shooters while dropping their kids off, but it would also allow students who are at least 18 years old to keep a loaded weapon in their vehicle.
In a joint filing in Arizona federal court on Tuesday, Phoenix-based Knight-Swift Holdings agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle with drivers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors and paid less than the minimum wage.
When the Phoenix City Council approved more than $1 million for new police assistants, the goal was to free up sworn officers to focus on higher-priority calls. Now that the assistants have been on the job a little more than a year, we have information on what they’ve accomplished.
Mexico's new president is expected to approve a constitutional amendment to create a new National Guard, which will be tasked with curbing the country’s climbing number of homicides, which last year was the highest on record: 33,000.