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A Tempe initiative has created 100 units of affordable housing
Tempe recently dedicated another 15 apartments and single-family homes for permanently affordable rental housing through its Hometown for All initiative, bringing the total number to 100.
Nov. 21, 2021
Heres what happened this week in Arizona history
This week in 1928, police were called to the state Capitol when Gov. George W.P. Hunt and Sen. Fred Colter engaged in a fist fight while debating a Colorado River issue. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Nov. 21, 2021
Sky Harbor hospitality employees vote to strike
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's hospitality employees voted Thursday to authorize a strike to receive better wages, health care benefits and retirement plans. No date has been chosen, but 97% of employees of HMS Host, the largest concessionaire at Sky Harbor, voted to strike.
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Nov. 20, 2021
Lowell Observatory backs off from seeking change on land use
Lowell Observatory has backed off for now on its hopes to get around a congressional restriction on the use of former Forest Service property granted to the historic observatory over a century ago.
Nov. 20, 2021
Benson man picked to replace Becky Nutt in House
The Board of Supervisors in Cochise County has chosen a replacement for a Republican lawmaker who resigned last month. The board chose Republican Lupe Diaz on Friday to replace Rep. Becky Nutt from three candidates they interviewed for the job.
Nov. 20, 2021
Senate confirms nominee for U.S. attorney for Arizona
The U.S. Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden's choice to be the top federal law enforcement officer in Arizona. Gary M. Restaino was confirmed as the United States attorney for Arizona on Friday.
Nov. 20, 2021
Buttigieg touts infrastructure bill in AZ visit with senators
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in Phoenix on Friday to tout the recently passed infrastructure bill in a state that will be crucial in determining control of the U.S. Senate. He appeared at events throughout the day with Democratic Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema to promote the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
More Arizona politics news
Nov. 19, 2021
Bullhead City man convicted of threatening to kill Pelosi
A Bullhead City man has been convicted of threatening to kill Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The man made phone calls to Speaker Pelosi’s office earlier this year.
Nov. 19, 2021
More than 4 in 10 Sonora kids live below the poverty line
In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, more than four in 10 children live below the poverty line.
Nov. 19, 2021
Arizona No. 1 in the U.S. for wasting food
Each year, Arizona throws away $9.5 billion worth of food and has become No. 1 in the nation for sending the most food to the landfill, according to a new analysis.
Nov. 19, 2021
Hacienda CEO sentenced for misusing state funds
The former CEO of Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix has been sentenced, after being indicted in August 2020 for intentionally misallocating state funds.
Nov. 19, 2021
Arizona certifies referendum seeking to repeal big tax cuts
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office on Friday certified that opponents of massive tax cuts enacted by the Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey collected enough signatures to block them from taking effect until voters can weigh in next November.
Nov. 19, 2021
Expecting rise in COVID-19 cases, Sonoran health officials urge caution
Working in the state's favor is the fairly successful vaccination effort, which has brought the state to levels of protection comparable to neighboring Arizona.
Nov. 19, 2021
Thousands of Arizona drivers never told about license status
Arizona's Motor Vehicle Division failed to notify over 34,000 drivers that their licenses had been suspended, revoked or canceled and also lagged for months in alerting prosecutors, the Arizona Republic reported Friday.
Nov. 19, 2021
See some lost-then-found negatives of rocks biggest stars of the 60s, 70s
Imagine having taken photos of some of the biggest rock and roll stars of the '60s and '70s, losing the negatives and then finding them some 50 years later. That’s exactly what happened to Michael Friedman.
Nov. 19, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse is acquitted of all charges
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old who fatally shot two people during the unrest last year in Kenosha, Wis., has been acquitted of all charges in a criminal trial that divided the nation over questions about gun rights, violence at racial justice protests and vigilantism.
Nov. 19, 2021
Study finds large gaps in gun law awareness
Gun laws are meant to reduce injuries and deaths from firearms. But they’re effective only if gun owners know which laws exist and apply to them. New research adds to existing concerns about gaps in that awareness.
Nov. 19, 2021
B-boy professor brings celebration of hip-hop to ASU
All week at ASU, SolPower has been celebrating hip-hop culture with events all over campus, and it all culminates this weekend with dance battles, DJs, dancers and more — including a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the ASU Symphony and internationally-renowned graffiti artists.
Nov. 19, 2021
Comedian Ben Gleib touring again after doing virtual sets from home
Adjusting for the pandemic was a much more difficult proposition for comedy clubs. Comedian Ben Gleib came up with an idea to create a virtual comedy club using the latest in technology, so he was doing sets from his house. Gleib recently started going on tour again.
Nov. 19, 2021
Friday NewsCap: Gosar hasnt learned anything
Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and attorney Tom Ryan joined The Show to talk about the censure of Congressman Paul Gosar, the gubernatorial race in Arizona and more.
Nov. 19, 2021

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