Stories tagged: "government"


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Everything You Need to Know About Glendale’s New Affordable Housing Complex

There will be 368 units near the southeast corner of 67th and Glendale avenues, with rent ranging from $497 to $1,837 per month. Housing subsidies will also be available to tenants.

Expert skateboarder Di'Orr Greenwood, an artist born and raised in the Navajo Nation in Arizona and whose work is featured on the new U.S. stamps, rides her skateboard next to her artworks in the Venice Beach neighborhood in Los Angeles Monday, March 20, 2023. On Friday, March 24, the U.S. Postal Service is debuting the "Art of the Skateboard," four stamps that will be the first to pay tribute to skateboarding. The stamps underscore how prevalent skateboarding has become, especially in Indian Country, where the demand for designated skate spots has only grown in recent years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Indigenous Artists Help Skateboarding Earn Stamp of Approval

The US Postal Service had artists create four new stamps celebrating the Art of the Skateboard. They were officially unveiled in Phoenix.

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Democrat Katie Hobbs Takes Office as Arizona Governor

Hobbs plans to tackle Arizona's growing cost of living, address affordable housing, and the state's water emergency, which has been exasperated by ongoing drought.

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5 Things to Know About Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs

Arizona's fifth female governor comes from a background in social work and public service—and the occasional triathlon.

FILE -  Voters deliver their ballots to a polling station on Nov. 3, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. Texas has become the latest state where Republicans have rolled back access to voting methods that soared in popularity during last year’s pandemic presidential election. The Texas bill, expected to be signed soon by Gov. Greg Abbott, follows similar legislation this year in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa and some other GOP-controlled states. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
10 Measures Are on Your 2022 Ballot. Here’s What They Do.

This November, Arizonans will be asked to vote to deliver funding to rural fire departments, give tax breaks to veterans with disabilities, and even defend the ballot measure process itself.

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 1999, file photo, waiting to be sworn into the five top positions in Arizona government are, from left, Gov, Jane Dee Hull, Secretary of State-elect Betsey Bayless, state Attorney General-elect Janet Napolitano, Treasurer-elect Carol Springer, and Superintendent of Public Schools-elect Lisa Graham Keegan. Hull, the first woman elected governor of Arizona, has died at age 84. Gov. Doug Ducey announced her death on Twitter on Friday, April 17, 2020, saying Hull "dedicated 25 years to principled public service. (AP Photo/Ken Levine)
Who Were Arizona’s ‘Fab Five’ and What Made Them So Fab? 

In the late ’90s, five women simultaneously held the highest positions in Arizona state government—a feat that had never been accomplished before and hasn’t happened again since.