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Lack of federal funding leaves proposed state veterans homes in limbo

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Jenna Miller | Arizona Daily Sun In 2015, the state budget included $9.2 million for a new veterans state home in Yuma. In 2017, $10 million was designated to build a state home in Flagstaff. However, construction is stalled on both projects because this state funding makes up only 35 percent of total costs. […]

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Arizona attorney general: Phoenix police rule does not violate SB 1070

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

KTAR.com A recent Phoenix police policy change does not violate a controversial state immigration law, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office said Monday. In its finding, the office said the department’s policy limiting when officers can ask someone about their immigration status did not violate SB 1070 because it included a partnership with federal immigration officials […]

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Schools cite incorrect data, construction, school threats in letter grade appeals

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Evan Wyloge | Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting Seventy-three schools are appealing the letter grades they’ve been given by state school officials, citing a variety of reasons that their grade should be improved. For about two-thirds of those appealing, school officials say either that the Arizona Department of Education used incorrect data to calculate […]

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When the sun goes down: Mandalay Homes launches home energy storage project

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Your home could be battery operated, especially if you live in New York, California, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Arizona or a growing roster of other states and municipalities experimenting with revamping their electrical grids for the 21st century. Last week, real estate developer Mandalay Homes announced a plan to build up to 4,000 ultra energy-efficient homes […]

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Jeff Flake’s lesson for Republicans: Cross Trump at your own risk

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times Before Bob Corker, there was Jeff Flake. Mr. Flake, the even-tempered Republican senator from Arizona, has for months offered stinging critiques of President Trump’s character, demeanor and truthfulness — the same message forcefully echoed a week ago by Mr. Corker, a Republican colleague from Tennessee, who […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Oct. 16, 2017: Legislation would have forced presidential candidates to make their tax returns public before appearing on the state ballot.

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

  California: Jerry Brown vetoes bill to pry loose Trump’s tax returns Denver: Here’s why some of the world’s biggest retailers, and many others, are flocking to north metro Las Vegas: School crowding prompts official to say no to development Utah: Big majority favors banning rapid-fire gun modifications after Las Vegas shooting New Mexico: Women […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter NOTABLE PHOTOABLE: Lone Rider

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Immigration, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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Phoenix ranks 15th among worst cities for traffic

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

See where the leading “hotspot” in the Valley is INRIX News Release (Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) New York had more traffic hotspots than any other city, costing drivers $64 billion by 2026 due to wasted time, fuel and emissions Los Angeles, which tops the overall INRIX ranking, […]

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[FAKE NEWS] Rose Law Group Reporter wins national award for use of ‘news drones’

Posted by   /  October 15, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

Rose Law Group Reporter has posted more than 20,000 articles, but the volume of news is not what drew the attention of an international awards committee. The Pewluster Prize Committee on this month announced its 2017 Pewluster for Journalism has been awarded to Rose Law Group Reporter of Scottsdale, Ariz. for innovation in news-gathering. The […]

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Rose Law Group Notable Cartoonable: Protest this!

Posted by   /  October 15, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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