Stories tagged: "Phoenix City Council"


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New Phoenix Shelter Opens as Summer Heat Approaches

A new 6,300 square-foot homeless shelter in downtown Phoenix will house up to 100 people overnight, and will be equipped with showers, restrooms, and air conditioning.

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Artists Hope Black History Mural Project in Phoenix ‘Educates, Inspires, Uplifts’

The Shining Light Foundation started the Black History Mural Project last year to educate and empower Arizonans.

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Here’s a Breakdown of Phoenix’s Climate Action Plan

The Phoenix Climate Action Plan focuses on two critical goals to achieve by 2050: reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resiliency.

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Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.

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Phoenix Is Now The Largest City In America With A Female Mayor, Majority-Female City Council

On Monday, Mayor Kate Gallego and four female Phoenix council members were sworn into office at Steele Indian School Park.

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‘Keep That Fire Burning:’ Remembering Phoenix Civil Rights Icon Calvin C. Goode

Calvin C. Goode was the second Black Phoenix city councilmember and the longest-tenured elected official. He died on Dec. 23 at 93.

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A Phoenix Health Expert Recommended Protecting the Public—and Then the Threats Started

The events would have brought nearly 4,000 teams to Phoenix in the upcoming months. A public health expert says she received threats Wednesday after she advised Phoenix officials to cancel several upcoming youth sports tournaments in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Saskia Popescu, an infectious disease epidemiologist and adjunct professor at the...