Gayle Shanks, co-owner of Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, speaks against special ballot propositions 301, 302 and 303 on March 20, 2023, in Tempe. The propositions will appear on a special election ballot in May in Tempe and, if passed, would make the Arizona Coyotes arena and entertainment district possible. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)
Why These Tempe Residents Say the Proposed Entertainment District Is a Bad Deal

Tempe residents in May will have the chance to vote on three propositions that would pave the way for an entertainment district that opponents say would ignore the needs of the community. 

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Phoenix Bans ‘Source of Income’ Discrimination Against Renters and Home Buyers

The ordinance protects residents who rely on aid such as housing vouchers, veteran's benefits, or social security from being denied housing due to their source of income.

Leslie Ybarra Zambada and her daughter (Photo courtesy of Leslie Ybarra Zambada)
Single Moms in Arizona Can Get Free Higher Education Through This Program

Coconino Community College has a goal to help 30 to 40 women move through the program, which offers 11 career tracks. 

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Gov. Katie Hobbs Vetoes Landlord Tax Break Bill

The Republican proposal would have eliminated taxes on apartments and rental homes taxes for landlords without requiring them to pass those savings to their tenants.

Gordon’s Feed, which sells animals and animal feed in Phoenix, gets 500 baby chicks weekly year-round. Due to the increase in demand, baby chicks in recent weeks have sold out within two days, owner Gordon Grantham said on Jan. 26, 2023. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/Cronkite News)
High Egg Prices Lead Arizona Homeowners to Start Backyard Hatcheries

High egg prices have led Arizona homeowners to start their own backyard hatcheries and caused stores to see an increase in their sales of chicken feed and baby chicks.

Passengers use the DASH bus on Feb. 2, 2023. DASH currently operates weekdays from the Capitol to Fourth Avenue and Washington Street with an expansion planned. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/Cronkite News)
Phoenix Public Transit Expanding Downtown Area Shuttle Circulator to Connect Riders to More

The Downtown Area Shuttle Circulator (DASH) route is expanding to connect riders with more entertainment, shopping, and housing in downtown Phoenix north to Roosevelt Street.

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, a For Rent sign is posted in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
‘Rent is Too High’: Progressives in Congress Urge Biden to Act on Corporate Price Gouging

Tucson’s Rep. Raul Grijalva, along with  49 other lawmakers, sent a letter to President Biden outlining actions the government should take to address the country’s growing housing crisis.