September 2019

Carmen Heredia
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has named the seven-member citizen committee tasked with evaluating candidates to replace Bill Montgomery as county attorney. Applications for the interim job are due on Sept. 18.
Sept. 12, 2019
graduates in cap and gown
College costs continue to climb, making it even more relevant for students to have financial knowledge — including financial aid, loans and scholarships.
Sept. 12, 2019
person blowing smoke
The Tucson city council and the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a new ordinance raising the age to buy nicotine products from 18 to 21 years old. The new law is aimed at preventing teenagers from getting older friends to buy vaping devices and traditional cigarettes.
Sept. 12, 2019
Ramona farms heirloom corn
And now it’s time for the next edition of Sonoran Arcana, our monthly dive into the margins of Arizona food.
Sept. 12, 2019
friendship garden
The City of Phoenix celebrated plans for the addition of a mega playground at Margaret T. Hance Park just last month, but now, one of the park’s neighbors is voicing opposition to the installment — and the noise that could come with it.
Sept. 11, 2019
gavel
The shooting deaths of two men walking home late one October night rocked the popular Roosevelt Row district last year.
Sept. 11, 2019
medical marijuana buds in glass jars
A bill that would have created special banks in California to handle money from that state’s marijuana businesses appears to be stalled, but medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona will have a new way to handle their money.
Sept. 11, 2019
Andy Biggs
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs has been elected Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. He will replace Mark Meadows of North Carolina.
Sept. 11, 2019
vape pen
Last week, the CDC announced an outbreak of lung-related illness associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products. At the time, there were 450 cases in 33 states, however Arizona wasn’t one of them. That changed this week.
Sept. 11, 2019
guns
Policymakers in Washington continue to discuss — mostly behind the scenes — whether they’ll make any changes to U.S. gun laws. But one effect from the deadly shootings in Dayton and El Paso is that some national retailers are modifying what they sell.
Sept. 11, 2019

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