A day after Paul Petersen resigned the job of Maricopa County Assessor, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to accept his resignation today. The board’s vote means it will not issue an opinion about the decision to initially uphold Petersen’s suspension.
Earlier this week, The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Education. The suit pertains to the 50 page handbook of policies and procedures used by the department to help participating parents utilize their school vouchers.
Nearly a decade after Tucson became the site of a deadly mass shooting, the city renewed a promise Wednesday that the victims would not be forgotten. Dozens, including survivors like former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, gathered for a morning ceremony in front of a historic courthouse downtown.
Immigrant rights groups won a court-ordered exception to the so-called asylum ban for some people ordered to wait just outside the United States before making their claim. On Thursday the federal government hopes to convince a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel to put the mandate on hold during an appeal.
Dozens of parents lined up outside of Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix this week, hoping to land their students a spot at one of the highest-rated schools in the area. The images and news reports sparked heated debate on social media, pitting school choice advocates who argued the system is working against those who saw the line as an example of how it has backfired.
Dr. Phillip Kuo’s feet stand firmly in Western medicine. He’s a professor of medical imaging and biomedical engineering at the University of Arizona, but he’s also dedicated to one of Eastern medicine’s oldest practices: tai chi.
President Donald Trump is speaking to the nation following attacks on military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed. Trump tweeted on Tuesday night that "All is well!" and that an assessment of the casualties was underway.
After four months of a pilot program, an electronic scooter company says ridership is lower in downtown Phoenix compared to other cities. Ryan Mores, Phoenix operations manager for Lime, told the transportation subcommittee Tuesday that the city’s geofencing technology requirement is a significant obstacle.
Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at an Iraqi air base housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is making changes to its felony diversion program. The County Attorney’s Office says it is combining two current diversion programs to “offer a more robust treatment option” to address criminal behavior.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Tuesday sued Juul and another e-cigarette maker, Eonsmoke, alleging the companies targeted youths with advertising and flavored products. Brnovich wants injunctions to prevent either company from using marketing tactics that target youths or sell flavored vape products.
In an effort to speed up the process of safety inspections and following the lead of other pro sports franchises, the Arizona Diamondbacks are instituting a “clear bag policy” at Chase Field for the 2020 season.