There are some Phoenix activists who believe the city’s police department has a systemic problem with police brutality.Others believe the problems are inconsequential, and the activists are part of a larger effort to wage a war on cops.
As two senators shaved their heads on the lawn in front of the Arizona Senate in solidarity with firefighters battling cancer, a bipartisan group of lawmakers gathered to rally behind an effort to add more cancers to the state’s firefighter occupational cancer law.
Phoenix’s increased airport fees on rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft likely violates a constitutional provision barring the imposition of new fees by governments in Arizona, Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Thursday.
About 30 demonstrators gathered at Margaret T. Hance Park Wednesday in downtown Phoenix to urge city leaders to adopt legislation to decriminalize urban camping.
Republican Rep. Nancy Barto followed through on her threat to challenge Phoenix’s newly approved fee increase on rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft that operate at Sky Harbor International Airport and potentially put some $20 million of city funding at risk.
If the City of Phoenix moves forward with a proposed fee on rideshare companies that pick people up from Sky Harbor International Airport, Republican state Rep. Nancy Barto will ask the Attorney General’s Office to strike it down.
Phoenix, Tucson and Tempe held onto their perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual LGBTQ inclusivity rankings for municipalities.
Advocates for working-class minority communities and immigrant rights activists are criticizing the Phoenix Police Department and Valley Metro over security sweeps on the light rail transit system that they likened to stop-and-frisk tactics that disproportionately subject black and Latino people to police searches.
Self-driving car company Nuro, which aims to create a fleet of small unmanned cars that deliver food and goods, has quietly expanded its testing operations in the metro Phoenix area, Arizona Mirror has learned.
It’s no secret that Phoenix has become a Baby Boomer mecca. America’s largest generation has been flocking here for years, bringing with them revenue for local businesses and tax dollars for the city, but...