North Scottsdale church joins community heat relief centers

North Scottsdale United Methodist Church has joined Maricopa County's "Heat Relief Network," as an emergency hydration station. When a heat [...] Continue Reading →

Officials warn of pool parasite, crypto, found in Maricopa County

As pool use surges during the summer, swimmers’ risk of contracting a waterborne illness rises. Last year an outbreak of a parasite, crypto, [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County board approves MCSO K9 retirement

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved transfer of ownership of a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K9 to the deputy with whom he has [...] Continue Reading →

$2.5 billion: Maricopa County approves tentative FY 2018 budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a tentative budget to ensure Maricopa County’s status as the fastest-growing county [...] Continue Reading →

County Attorney’s Office earns recognition for two programs

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has received two Criminal Justice and Public Safety awards from the National Association of Counties for [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone orders Tent City closure

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has ordered Tent City closed, the decision comes following a comprehensive analysis by MCSO staff and [...] Continue Reading →

Penzone to Secretary Kelly: courtesy detaining is unconstitutional, illegal

On Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, I was advised by my counsel, the Maricopa County Attorney, the practice the Maricopa County Sheriffs Office had [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County seeks dismissal of Diamondbacks lawsuit

The Maricopa County Stadium District filed a motion Friday, Feb. 10 to dismiss an Arizona Diamondbacks lawsuit and settle the dispute over Chase [...] Continue Reading →

Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority wins award

The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority received the Local Agency Award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies during the [...] Continue Reading →

Saleem notches APWA exemplary public service award

The Arizona chapter of the American Public Works Association has awarded Maricopa County Department of Transportation’s Intelligent [...] Continue Reading →