The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly Employment Situation Summary for May 2022 and it shows promising statistics.
Thirty-nine states have no protections against LGBTQ+ panic defenses in court, and Arizona is one of them.
Near the end of May, 11 captive-born Mexican wolf pups were placed into wild dens across Arizona and New Mexico to be raised by surrogate parents in order to bring genetic diversity to the Mexican gray wolf population.
According to Arizona Public Service (APS), only 54 percent of residents are on the cheapest electricity plan for their home.
Experts who had estimated that the last year would see a heavy decline in birth rates due mainly to the difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, were instead stumped by data showing an increase – the first in seven years for our state.
With Arizona redistricting commissioners no longer beholden to federal preclearance requirements, GOP lawmakers have free reign to redraw district maps, disempowering Native and Latinx voters in the state and threatening a decade of uncontested Republican rule.
Among the 207 votes against the bill was Arizona’s entire Republican delegation, Representatives Andy Biggs (5th district), Paul A. Gosar (4th district), Debbie Lesko (8th district), and David Schweikert (6th district).
The unemployment rate has declined to 3.2 percent, the lowest on record since 1976, when the current record keeping methods began to be used.
In an effort to mitigate high rent and lack of available housing in the Phoenix area, the Board of Supervisors at Maricopa County approved in April the construction of more than 600 affordable housing units, which will receive $17 million in funding.
Arizona is experiencing what officials are considering to be a catastrophic wildfire season.