Last year, the Arizona Department of Housing estimated the state needed 270,000 units to meet demand. But projects that would provide housing, and affordable housing, often run into opposition. Dierdre Pfeiffer joined The Show to explain how residents and developers can work through some of that.
The Show spoke with Nate Brawley, an assistant area livestock agent for the Graham County Cooperative Extension Office and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension based in southeastern Arizona, about how ongoing drought is affecting cattle ranchers.
Money from the Inflation Reduction Act approved earlier this year sets aside more than $1 billion for programs aimed at conserving Colorado River water. But, new reporting from Politico finds that may make it more difficult to negotiate deals to save water down the road.
Fewer planes and helicopters will be flying tourists over Mount Rushmore and other national monuments and parks as new regulations take effect that are intended to protect the serenity of some of the most beloved natural areas in the United States.
Azteca Brida closed this week after 60 years in business near 10th and Washington streets in Phoenix. A staple in the Phoenix bridal and quinceañera industry, the shop remained family-owned for the entirety of its operation.
The Interstate 11 project in Arizona would run from Wickenburg to Nogales and could potentially connect to I-11 in Nevada. However, a portion of the project — which doesn’t have a clear timeline — cuts through desert land, which experts say could cause continuing concerns for wildlife, such as rattlesnakes.
Earlier this year, three Arizona energy providers pledged $1 million in grant opportunities to help organizations and communities impacted by the transition away from coal-fired power plants. The second round of money has been awarded, and the third round of applications are now open.
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management halted construction of a 520 mile wind energy transmission line stretching from New Mexico to central Arizona, but the agency will now allow construction to resume in the San Pedro River Valley.
The state’s advisory council on psychedelic-mushroom research met for the first time Tuesday to start deciding how to use $5 million for multiphase clinical research. But it’s unlikely the funds will ever pay for the research as intended.
Glendale city officials must appear in court on Dec. 4 to explain how a parking garage for an unfinished resort near State Farm Stadium wouldn’t break a deal between the city and the Arizona Cardinals over stadium parking.