March 2019

David Groves
Arizona's uncertain water future is one of the greatest challenges that the area faces. The hotly debated Drought Contingency Plan is a step — though just one step — to prepare for that future.
March 27, 2019
body camera
Last month, the Phoenix City Council voted to spend around $5 million on approximately 2,000 body-worn cameras for the city’s police department. New research, however, suggests the technology might not make much of a difference.
March 27, 2019
doctor file art
There is an ongoing physician shortage in this country — and it's hitting rural areas especially hard. Arizona ranks near the bottom of the country in primary care physicians.
March 27, 2019
Theranos brochures
Theranos was a phenomenon — or at least it was supposed to be. The company was going to revolutionize aspects of the medical and tech industries with a product that would be able to diagnose all sorts of illnesses via much smaller amounts of blood taken from a patient than has become standard.
March 26, 2019
Jim Walsh
Mesa has auctioned off a 132-acre piece of property with a controversial past. The city-owned land at Thomas and Recker Roads was the subject of a bidding war of sorts at last week’s auction, ultimately selling for more than $21 million.
March 26, 2019
Dark money
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
March 26, 2019
In a filing Monday night in a New Orleans federal appeals court, the Trump Administration launched a new offensive against the Affordable Care Act. It introduced a more aggressive, broader position that has the Department of Justice moving to strike down the entire ACA.
March 26, 2019
Craig Harris
On March 14, the Arizona Senate passed a charter school reform and oversight bill sponsored State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee. The bill targeted charter rules, the first attempted since 1994. But Monday, House Speaker Rusty Bowers put the brakes on that effort.
March 26, 2019
job application sign
Arizona’s economy is the third fastest growing in the country, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Ranked first and second are Washington and Utah, respectively.
March 26, 2019
Abby Maslin and her husband, TC, with their kids.
Abby Maslin went from being a young wife and mother to a caregiver after tragedy left her husband with a traumatic brain injury. It’s that story of healing that Maslin has documented in her new book, "Love You Hard."
March 26, 2019

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