The Justice Department is looking to use its control over coveted grant money to nudge so-called sanctuary cities into greater cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.Read More »
The Trump administration’s call to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities in next year’s budget would mean the loss of just over $1.5 million in federal funds for Arizona.Read More »
If generally accepted predictions of global warming come to pass, Arizona’s transportation system will have to adapt due to stronger dust storms, snowfall, flooding, forest fires and other factors, experts say.Read More »
A Latino legal civil rights organization plans to file a counter suit against the state in its legal challenge to Maricopa County Community College District’s policy of granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.Read More »
Some youth living in the country illegally and pushing for immigration reform burned their high school diplomas in front of the Arizona Attorney General's Office in Phoenix.Read More »
They rode for 43 hours in a bus from Phoenix, hoping to appeal to House Speaker John Boehner on immigration reform, but when they arrived at his office in Washington they were turned away.Read More »
Fresh from its U.S. Supreme Court victory, the Obama administration today rolled out another financial incentive for states to implement their own health care exchanges, which are key components of the federal health care overhaul.Read More »
Since the Arizona Commerce Authority officially launched on July 1, it has awarded $17.2 million in incentives to companies moving to or expanding in Arizona. But detailed information is available for less than half of that money.
That’s because $9.3 million has been awarded in the form of tax credits, which are defined in Arizona statute as confidential taxpayer information.
The Arizona Commerce Authority board of directors approved guidelines for its $25 million Arizona Competes fund, vowing close scrutiny of any company that wants a grant from the deal-closing fund.Read More »
The Maricopa County Association of Governments says it has been awarded $1.4 million in federal grants for three programs that will provide more housing for homeless people.Read More »