Starting in May, the Arizona Department of Transportation's rules for Clean Air-Blue Skies plates changed to cover those who buy full-electric vehicles rather than hybrids. That's in response to new standards from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Russell Pearce resigned from his position as vice chairman of the Republican Party after receiving criticism for his remarks on Medicaid during a recent episode of his radio show. Protesters were still not satisfied and call for Pearce to be removed from his job at the Maricopa County Treasurer's Office as well.
From the Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice to the Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer, cases involving NFL players are putting a national focus on domestic violence. To Jessye Johnson, chief operating officer for the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, incidents aren’t on the rise. Rather, they’re finally being noticed.
A recent report gives Arizona a grade of C for women's employment and earnings. As income inequality persists, more women in Arizona and elsewhere in the country are gaining leadership skills and taking on managerial roles by starting their own businesses.
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014 would guarantee some water rights for the Hualapai Tribe, allow Freeport Minerals Corp. to continue operating its Bagdad copper mine and provide the state with lands for wildlife protection, supporters said.
Alzheimer's disease is expected to continue growing at an alarming pace as the population ages, but University of Arizona researcher Carol Barnes has some reassuring news: It's not an inevitable part of getting older. Barnes spoke recently to a congressional caucus on the topic.
Aloe, boojum trees and crested saguaros are only a few of the more than 9,000 desert plants that Wallace Desert Gardens will move from the 18.5-acre Scottsdale backyard of late agriculture magnate Henry B. Wallace. The collection is heading to a state park in Superior.