Democrats announce $3.8 billion education-funding plan
Arizona House and Senate Democrats announced a plan they say would provide public schools an additional $3.8 billion over 10 years without raising taxes.
Audit finds deficiencies in Arizona Department of Real Estate’s operations
A state audit of the Arizona Department of Real Estate revealed it overcharged customers, and the report also highlighted deficiencies in the department’s cash collection and reporting processes.
Groups to feds: Tighten mining rules in light of river spill
Citing the release of millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a southwestern Colorado river earlier this month, a coalition of conservation groups, two Arizona Native American tribes and two county governments petitioned federal agencies Tuesday to tighten mining regulation on public lands.
Advocates: Expanding prisoner program would reduce recidivism
Michelle Lacy, who served 7.5 years in a state prison for drug charges, has managed to do what she says many of her friends from her time in prison weren’t able to do: start over.
After Super Bowl XLIX, what is next for city of Glendale?
In 2008, millions converged on Glendale as the place to be for Super Bowl XLII. The NFL Experience was there. The game was there.
Purse and sword: Seized assets mean big money for law enforcement
Arizona law enforcement agencies have spent more than $57 million since 2008 through a federal program granting money and other property seized from those suspected of crimes, a Cronkite News review found.
Flake: ‘Continual planning’ needed to manage water supply
Arizonans should never take water for granted, as the new water restrictions in California show what can happen without proper planning for future water supplies, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake said Tuesday.
Centers: Cronkite heroin documentary spurred addicts to seek help
A Cronkite News documentary on heroin addiction has brought new patients into rehabilitation facilities seeking help, representatives say.