July 2018

Phoenix Police vehicle
Thursday night, in its final meeting before a summer break, the Phoenix City Council approved new funding related to the police department.
July 6, 2018
Kyrsten Sinema
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 6, 2018
boxes of Invest in Education signatures
On Thursday Arizona saw a string of press conferences and watched as box after box full of petitions were unloaded at the state Capitol.
July 6, 2018
Former executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission Ted Vogt
The executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission is out after utility regulators found out that his wife is working, at least indirectly, for Arizona Public Service. Ted Vogt quit Thursday ahead of a meeting to discuss possible conflict of interest.
July 6, 2018
Ofo bikes
Starting July 30, Phoenix will launch a dockless bike share program, generally allowing users to leave bikes anywhere after they’re done riding them, but Phoenix has also set limits.
July 6, 2018
Alta Fillmore apartment
Apartment complexes seem to be going up on every corner in Phoenix. If you’ve tried to rent at any of those complexes, you’ve probably noticed that rental prices are going up, as well.
July 5, 2018
Debbie Lesko
Debbie Lesko is the current congresswoman in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Lesko defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in a race that was closer than most expected in a district where President Donald Trump had proven to be very popular.
July 5, 2018
Arizona Summit Law School logo
The American Bar Association has moved to pull the plug on the accreditation of Arizona Summit Law School. The future of the school and its students is deeply in question, and Arizona Summit’s President Don Lively believes the school has been treated unfairly.
July 5, 2018
Mary Jo Pitzl
Except in emergency situations, Arizona child welfare workers will no longer be able to remove a child from his or her home without first getting a court’s permission.
July 5, 2018
Chief Jeri Williams
As part of the Phoenix City Council’s Thursday meeting, council members will consider whether to approve an officer-involved shooting study. Police Chief Jeri Williams is leading the push to have the National Police Foundation do the study.
July 5, 2018

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