Chucri: Maricopa County elections are changing for the better

Building on a year’s worth of momentum, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors just took an important step to restore our statutory [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approves tentative budget

With a new decade on the horizon, Maricopa County is making investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families [...] Continue Reading →

Hopi Elementary School leader named Maricopa County Exemplary Principal

While in a recent meeting, Hopi Elementary School principal Tamara Jagodzinski received a call via a two-way radio. “Mrs. J, we need some backup [...] Continue Reading →

Homelessness rises in Maricopa County point-in-time count reveals

The number of people experiencing homelessness continues to increase in Maricopa County, with those living in unsheltered situations climbing for [...] Continue Reading →

Working group created to make elections recommendations in Maricopa County

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors directed the county manager to form a working group that may lead to substantial changes in the way [...] Continue Reading →

Bill Gates elected chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Bill Gates, the newly-elected chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, says county government is making a difference on pressing [...] Continue Reading →

Unofficial election results: Prop. 420 passes with 70 percent of ballots cast

The unofficial Nov. 6 Maricopa County election results show that Scottsdale’s ballot question No. 1 and Prop. 420 both passed. In the Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Roundabouts along Rio Verde are the preferred choice for Scottsdale drive

Privately paid for roundabouts in north Scottsdale will begin construction soon despite concerns from a group of county residents. Maricopa [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County, D-backs reach agreement in Chase Field legal disputes

Maricopa County and the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached an agreement in the two’s ongoing legal battle over the future of Chase Field in [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County ends criminal conviction questions from job applications

Starting Jan. 1, 2018, questions about an applicant’s criminal past will not be allowed on the initial job application. Unless required by [...] Continue Reading →