To build a home or apartment in the Valley, you need a sustainable source of water. For decades developers have gotten around this by paying more, but some say this arrangement, and the kind of growth it promotes, is no longer sustainable.
Exports from Arizona increased by nearly 9 percent in 2014, which was about triple the national average. A report released by several state agencies including the University of Arizona shows the state’s exports to Mexico was a big driver of that growth.
Another lawsuit alleging discriminatory policing by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office could soon go to trial. A judge has set a trial date for August in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.