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Ahwatukee’s Sierra Lobianco, majoring in environmental sustainability, was selected as committee member for the 2013-14 academic year with the Student Health and Advisory Committee at Northern Arizona University’s residential campus in Flagstaff.
With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
It was with great interest that we read the coalition of Gilbert leaders’ open letter to Town residents and businesses last week. We were encouraged that our community leaders had finally spoken out on the raging storm that threatens our Gilbert Public Schools.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
Saying they're looking out for women's health, a House panel voted along party lines Thursday to allow unannounced inspections of abortion clinics despite a 1995 court ruling saying they're unconstitutional.
The city of Phoenix has collected more than 13,000 ideas and comments on how to draft the new 10-year general plan and what should go into it.
Not everything lawmakers will face this session revolves around how to divide up the limited dollars available. They also will be taking up some matters of policy.
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
In a scary new venture, Rush Limbaugh has announced publication of a children’s history book, “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims,” intended to correct what he and his fellow troglodytes consider historical distortions in currently used school books. Having bamboozled millions of angry, racist old white men, Limbaugh is expanding his propaganda victims. According to Limbaugh, children shouldn’t be taught about our broken Indian treaties; our former dictator-propping foreign policy; and similarly unpleasant historical facts.
The Phoenix City Council approved the recommendations from the committee to end pension spiking on Thursday morning by a slim margin, but several council members said the recommendations did not go far enough to actually end pension spiking.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
The Public Policy Committee met Friday afternoon to hear a brief discussion about the Maintenance and Operations Override, which voters will be asked to either approve or decline in the upcoming November election.
Arizona State University President Michael Crow will help lead a committee charged with developing a national agenda for public research intensive universities. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) announced the creation of the Committee of Research Intensive Public Universities to advise the association on key initiatives and policies. The APLU is an organization that represents a wide range of American universities and their common interests. APLU is engaged in several activities of great interest to research intensive public universities. APLU will obtain the committee’s view on projects of particular interest to research-intensive public universities and the committee is expected to be of substantive value and stimulate APLU engagement on issues of importance to research-intensive public universities.
Abortion foes are making a late-session push to allow health inspectors to inspect clinics without a warrant.
Editor’s note: This is part two of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
What do United States Congressman David Schweikert, State Senate Majority Leader John McComish, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCicco, Kedrick Ellison of the Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department, Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Shauer, Tempe Union High School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Baca, and Pangea Development have in common?
Now that the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway expansion has been released, local environmentalists are planning to use the 90-day comment period to tear it apart.
A judge on Thursday threw out charges of violating campaign finance laws against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
Moving forward in reviewing the district’s policy on sex education in its high schools, the Tempe Union High School District is looking for parents and residents to participate in a committee for instruction.
While spring has sprung, here in the Valley it is beginning to feel more like summer. And with 100-degree days around the corner, many of us are beginning to think about where we will take refuge from the heat and how high our electric bills will climb.
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
State lawmakers took the first steps Monday to what some hope will be outlawing the "isolation rooms'' used by some schools to deal with problem students.