Phoenix City Council

Phoenix city council may vote today on police civilian review board

BY: - February 25, 2020

After months of talks, Phoenix city council members on Tuesday will discuss whether to implement a civilian review board – and what powers such a board might have – to oversee a Phoenix Police Department that has been dogged with complaints of excessive force in recent years. 

4 local governments follow Ducey’s lead, open doors to refugees

BY: - January 7, 2020

The state’s two largest counties and cities have sent letters to the U.S. Department of State saying new refugees can call neighborhoods in Phoenix, Tucson and Maricopa and Pima counties home.  

GOP legislator challenges Phoenix airport fees on Uber, Lyft

BY: - December 19, 2019

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.

How a 19-year-old Phoenix native is making Phoenix discuss facial recognition tech

BY: - August 29, 2019

Eric Brock Jr. has worked for Treasurer Kimberley Yee, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio, Congressman David Schweikert and started the first African American student association at his old high school. Now, at the age of 19, he is taking on how the City of Phoenix uses facial recognition technology.