Brielle Ashford, The Republic Got an idea to spark change in Mesa, but short on time to attend City Council meetings or track down staff? You may want to visit Imagine Mesa — a digital forum the city is piloting to make it easier to get involved. The site launched in June as a trial […]Read More →
By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star Think of it as a water bailout, easing Arizona’s Colorado River woes and the legal-environmental water conflicts plaguing many rural communities. Think of it as a boon for Indian tribes looking to make better and more lucrative use of their river water. Or, think of it as an […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Sept. 24, 2017: If law, healthcare bill would likely leave millions of Californians without access to regular medical care.
California would take biggest hit under Senate Republicans’ latest Obamacare repeal plan Utah: Despite massive cuts, nonprofits find opportunities to help people enroll in Obamacare Colorado Republicans vote to keep 2018 primaries open to unaffiliated voters Nevada: Resignation creates ripple effect in the Legislature New Mexico: Public Service Co. seeks more solar, wind and geothermalRead More →
By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune Seven East Valley teenagers committed suicide during a six-week period earlier this summer, creating a disturbing suicide cluster and a grassroots effort to do everything possible to prevent additional deaths. The unusual suicide cluster included six boys and a girl ranging from 13 to 18 years old. Six […]Read More →
By Sydney Ember and Michael M. Grynbaum | The New York Times One evening in mid-September, a gaggle of writers and bon vivant editors gathered by the outdoor fireplace and ivy-covered trellis of a West Village tavern. Steak was served, and the toasts lasted late into the night, the revelry trickling out to the nearby […]Read More →
Dan Barr, a media lawyer who specializes in public-records cases, said there’s no requirement in Arizona law that anyone use a specific form to request records By Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan continues to take flak for her changing stance on the Trump administration’s request for voter information — […]Read More →
By Allie Bice | The Republic THE MEDIA: Web. WHO SAID IT: Arizona House Democrats and Republicans. THE COMMENT: “(Geraldine Peten’s) addition to the Legislature increases female representation at the Capitol to 40 percent, a historical high point for the state according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.” THE FORUM: Joint news release from […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Sept. 23,2017: One theory holds the former inhabitants of the homeless area left the state.
Utah: Mystery: Where have hundreds of homeless people gone? Nevada: Water agency’s money-losing sideline — ranching, farming New Mexico: Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region Los Angeles: Activists protest 33-story apartment tower on the edge of skid row Colorado: BARKitecture: Airport shows off fancy, solar-powered doghouses for sustainability competitionRead More →
The 4-0 vote by the International Trade Commission could boost Trump administration efforts to take a more aggressive stance on trade enforcement By Jacob M. Schlesinger, Andrew Tangel and Erin Ailworth | The Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump’s pledge to offer American companies more aggressive protection from foreign competition got fresh ammunition Friday, when […]Read More →
By Alia Beard Rau | The Republic The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has referred 116 lobbyists to the Attorney General’s Office after they failed to file paperwork detailing which public officials they were spending money on and why. According to state records acquired by The Arizona Republic Friday, the lobbyists did not file the […]Read More →