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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.