March 2018

"4 Lane or No Train" campaign poster
The light rail expansion that’s coming to South Phoenix along Central Avenue has been highly anticipated by some — and highly contentious for others. Now, some business owners along South Central Avenue are speaking out, raising concerns that the design of the light rail and its four-year construction plan will devastate their businesses and and their community.
March 27, 2018
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Proposition 123 was narrowly passed by voters as a way to inject millions more dollars into Arizona’s K-12 education system without Governor Doug Ducey having to violate his philosophy of not raising taxes. But the Governor’s plan involved taking money from the state land trust, and now a federal judge says that method is unconstitutional.
March 27, 2018
bald eagle
Scientists from the Audubon Society and the National Park Service teamed up on a report that was issued late last week. From an Arizona standpoint, the most vital focus was on bald eagles at the Grand Canyon.
March 27, 2018
Nina Rabin
The new omnibus spending bill has a provision that allows businesses to hire more foreign guest workers through the H-2B visa program.
March 27, 2018
USDA-NRCS engineers
The business of water is a big part of the current and future plans for the state’s supply. That is the overarching topic of a conference being held Wednesday in Tucson.
March 27, 2018
On Monday, Eileen Klein announced she is stepping down as president of the Arizona Board of Regents later this year.
March 27, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suspended Uber’s testing of autonomous cars in Arizona yesterday with a letter citing the company’s “unquestionable failure” to comply with Arizona’s safety expectations for the industry.
March 27, 2018
getting food at recipe for unity
If you ever want someone to open up, try asking this question: What’s a dish that’s close to your heart?
March 27, 2018
Only twice in Arizona Highways’ more than 100-year history has an entire issue of the magazine been dedicated to one person. This month’s edition is one of them. It’s dedicated to long-time contributing photographer Jerry Jacka.
March 26, 2018
President Trump recently mentioned that he wanted the U.S. to have its own “space force.” That particular phrasing caught a lot of people by surprise and made it seem extremely far-fetched. But members of the House have actually brought it up themselves.
March 26, 2018

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