Catalytic converter theft continues to rage in the City of Phoenix despite legislation enacted last May designed to deter such theft. Now, the Phoenix Police Department is joining forces with Courtesy Automotive Group to permanently etch catalytic converters with SafeCat anti-theft technology that ties a SafeCat serial number to the vehicle’s VIN and registers it in a national database.
Goldwater Institute files lawsuit against Phoenix over ‘Clean Zone’ blanketing tied to Super Bowl downtown
Attorneys from the Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the City of Phoenix alleging First Amendment violations over the implementation of a “Clean Zone” blanketing downtown and banning temporary signage within the city before, during and after the Super Bowl.
White dump trucks outfitted with City of Phoenix emblems and street sweepers lined the roads near the concentrated homeless camp dubbed, “the Zone,” this morning as part of their new “enhanced clean-up” effort in the area. A federal judge allowed the new cleaning procedure to go forward in an order issued Thursday night but barred […]
Frank Urban and Faith Kearns, who used to be unsheltered, are co-plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Fund for Empowerment against the city of Phoenix, alleging constitutional violations and municipal liability for alleged “sweeps,” subsequent seizure of property and the use of city statutes, “criminalizing homelessness.”
The COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly turned a public eye on the importance of resources like hospitals and emergency services. In the coming months, the pandemic will continue to demonstrate how critical it is for the continuation of programs and services that matter in our communities, like hot school lunches for children and medical resources for […]
Arizona's high court on April 2 upheld a $4 pickup and drop-off fee that led Uber and Lyft to threaten to stop serving Sky Harbor International Airport, one of the busiest in the nation.
The city of Phoenix filed its official response to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s investigation into whether a recent hike of rideshare fees at Sky Harbor International Airport violates the state Constitution.
The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday, 7-2, to increase fees paid by ride-share companies for picking up and dropping off customers at Phoenix Sky Harbor, approving the controversial rate hike even after Lyft and Uber threatened to stop serving the airport at the start of the new year.
A state court isn’t typically where you’d turn for a dose of inspirational poetry. But once in a while, there’s an exception to every rule. For anyone interested in freedom, the Arizona Supreme Court’s majority decision in Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Phoenix is music to the ears.
We are now in an age of climate refugees and a large corporations coming to Phoenix because we don't have a lot of the severe natural disasters destroying our City like floods, hurricanes, tropical storms, mudslides, earthquakes, and drought. We are going to continue to be a magnet for people and businesses relocating even though it is getting hotter here than ever before.
The oral arguments the Arizona Supreme Court heard today on a Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance centered on a what a message conveys.
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