Mesquite Elementary School student Julia Crossley is an official NFL Play 60 ambassador and will participate in community events throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl LVII Feb. 12 in Glendale, the league announced.

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Chandler Unified School District has felt little impact from the teacher shortages that have left tens of thousands of positions nationwide unfilled.

Arizona taxpayers could end up having to shell out another $360 million if they want to smooth car and truck traffic between Tucson and Phoenix.

Ten high school seniors from Gilbert are semifinalists for the competitive, merit-based Flinn Scholarship, which completely pays for all expenses at one of Arizona’s three public universities as well as study abroad.

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One of Gilbert’s newly elected state lawmakers who wants to overturn the 2022 election is now trying to get colleagues to outlaw voting by mail.

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Higley Unified School District is looking at an estimated $123 million maintenance-and-operation budget – $3 million higher than the current spending plan – for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

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Calling her actions illegal, some Republican lawmakers said recently they will go to court to overturn the new governor’s executive order expanding anti-discrimination protections for state employees and contractors.

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Adam McDorman says that his Christian beliefs include acceptance and equality for all LGBT people and that God’s children should never discriminate or show hostility toward them. The English teacher at a private Christian school in Chandler says he lost his job because of those beliefs.

 

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Republican lawmakers are moving to cut income tax rates for Arizona corporations by nearly half – a move legislative budget analysts say eventually could cut state revenues by nearly $670 million a year and take about $5.6 million in annual revenue away from Gilbert.

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The Phoenix Metro region could lose more than $100 million in economic growth if it fails to meet upgraded federal air quality standards for ozone levels by August 2024, a Valley environmental official warned earlier this month.

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For over a decade a 25.15-acre plot of farmland in the Cooley Station master-planned development sat vacant in anticipation of multifamily housing.

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At a City Council hearing last month for the proposed 396-unit Millenium Springs apartment complex at Baseline and Recker roads, multiple city departments opposed the project, but no neighbors.

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Now that its Town Hall has a new look, the next major project on the books for Gilbert is a remodel and expansion of the Public Safety Building on Civic Center Drive.

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One of the largest apartment projects planned in Gilbert near the San Tan Village Mall won kudos from a town panel for its overall design last week.