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It needs to be competitive with the market," said Jan Plank, head of Maricopa County human resources. Plank said attracting top talent is a priority for the county so they are able to serve the community. Many of the medical professionals fill mandated positions in the county jail system and the ...
... a metropolitan planning organization that serves the greater Maricopa County region. Mr. Anderson began doing consultant work for MAG in 1983 and was hired in 2000 to lead the MAG transportation division. As transportation director, he has been responsible for transportation planning for the ...

Above: Arizona welcomed 107,628 new residents in 2017, according to new Census Bureau estimates, as the state continued its steady population growth. Most of new growth was in Maricopa County, which again saw the biggest increases of any county in the nation. (Photo by ...
PHOENIX -- Maricopa County was the fastest-growing county in the United states from 2016 to 2017, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The county added 73,650 people during that time period, a figure that came out to just more than 200 people per day. Maricopa County also accounted ...
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - According to the latest figures from the United States Census Bureau, Maricopa County is becoming home to a lot more people. In 2017, Maricopa County grew by 73,650 people, the largest population growth of any county in the United States. Coming in 2nd place is Nevada's ...
"Fabio" the horse was seized by MASH Horses Unit from a neglectful home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office). "Fabio" is now up for adoption. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office). MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -. A horse from a neglected home was seized by the Maricopa County ...

This weekend, Maricopa County and Lyft are partnering for St. Patrick's Day to ensure you arrive home safely. As part of their “Save Lives, Don't DUI” campaign, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office connected with the ride-sharing service to provide individuals with some special deals. Through Saturday ...
Arizona is expected to gain almost 153,000 jobs between late 2017 and early 2019, with Maricopa County getting about 80 percent. Pima County will end up with 13,355 more jobs, or just under 9 percent of the state's total. But the fastest growth in the state – 4.4 percent – is expected to be in suburban ...
On Thursday, a charity group packed two planes with 158 cats and dogs of varying shapes and sizes in Phoenix and flew them to cities in Washington and Idaho. The idea was to help alleviate congestion at Maricopa County Animal Care & Control by moving the animals to shelters in the Pacific Northwest ...
Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (3/14). Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family ...
Maricopa County has the best health outcomes for its residents in the state, while Apache County has the worst, according to a new report. The 2018 “County Health Rankings” report, put out by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds Greenlee, Yuma and Pinal counties follow Maricopa, in terms of ...
PHOENIX — If you're planning on celebrating St. Patrick's Day this weekend, Maricopa County and a ride-sharing service want to get you home safely. Through Saturday, Lyft is offering first-time users $5 off their first four rides by entering the promo code “BELUCKY.” The company is also offering those who ...
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office detectives with the Cyber Crimes Unit said they started the online investigation against Stanley Swiacki on Jan. 22 for the potential sexual exploitation of minors. After using several investigative techniques, detectives obtained information of the downloading and sharing of ...
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved adjustments to a variety of fees at regional parks, including those for day-use entry, camping and special use applications. In addition to the adjustments, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department sought approval to add a ...
“It is with great pride that we announce the signing of the UNITY Pledge by the police and fire chiefs of Phoenix, Tempe, Tucson and the Maricopa County sheriff,” Angela Hughey, president and co-founder of ONE Community and ONE Community Foundation, stated. “They understand that there is no room ...
Maricopa County Community College District faculty are asking a judge to undo a governing board decision that changes how salaries and working conditions are negotiated. The Faculty Executive Council filed a complaint for special action on Thursday in Maricopa County Superior Court, saying the board ...
SURPRISE, AZ – The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office wants to talk with Juli Soave. They say that after she was evicted from her home on West Dynamite Road she left behind filthy conditions and 25 animals that needed to be rescued. When detectives from the animal crimes unit responded to the home, ...

Pets up for adoption from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (2/28). Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family at Maricopa County ...
Today the Arizona State University Foundation will accept a $2 million grant from the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) to fund a new workforce development project to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship in Maricopa County. ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering will ...
... department and behavioral health hospital under a $60.1 million deal approved Wednesday by the Maricopa Integrated Health System's district board. ... authorization approved by voters in 2014 to replace Maricopa Medical Center and fund other upgrades to the taxpayer-funded county health district.
In many horses, fever is the only sign of EHV-1 infection, which can go undetected. Photo: Kevin Thompson/The Horse. The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Feb. 27 that a Maricopa County, Arizona, Quarter Horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). The EDCC said the horse ...
Real estate value is continuing to grow in Maricopa County, as the Assessor's Office is sending out 1.6 million valuation notices for tax year 2019. Median values in all property classes have nearly recovered from the recession a decade ago. This is the sixth year in a row that median values for single-family ...
The rejected forms piled up at the Maricopa County Recorder's tabulation center on South Third Avenue, a bleak, beige warehouse located across the street from a power plant and next to the railroad tracks. For years, the forms were shoved into cardboard boxes that sagged and cracked with their weight ...
PHOENIX — If you're planning on celebrating St. Patrick's Day this weekend, Maricopa County and a ride-sharing service want to get you home safely. Through Saturday, Lyft is offering first-time users $5 off their first four rides by entering the promo code “BELUCKY.” The company is also offering those who ...
“We are pleased the court has affirmed that voters in Maricopa County had full legal authority to help fund the University of Phoenix Stadium, tourism promotion, Cactus League facilities and youth and amateur sports grants when they passed Proposition 302," said Maria Baier, board chair of the Arizona ...
Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (3/8). Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family at Maricopa ...
Overall, there were 35,859 reports of sexually-transmitted diseases in Maricopa County in 2017, up from 31,721 cases from the year before. The number of new Maricopa County cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis all increased at double-digit rates last year. The number of new HIV infections ...
Maricopa County Certifies US House Primary Election Victors. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has certified the results of last week's special primary election for the U.S. House seat vacated by former Rep. Trent Franks. March 8, 2018, at 2:39 a.m.. Maricopa County Certifies US House Primary Election Victors.
On Wednesday morning, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors agreed to pay $7 million to the family of a man who died after a use-of-force incident in a county jail while former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in office. The decision follows a long line of high-dollar settlements shelled out to those who alleged ...
PHOENIX - According to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's office, hundreds of people go unidentified in Maricopa County every year after they pass away. But how is it people don't know who you are? Christina Eggers is in charge of identifying these cases. She says going unidentified is easier than ...
More than 200 people are murdered in Maricopa County each year. Most are shot, others are stabbed, and a few are run over, suffocated or beat to death. Since 2016, The Arizona Republic has worked with the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office to give the public the most up-to-date information ...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is not against the idea of arming teachers, but he says it should not be the go-to solution for preventing school shootings. Montgomery offered suggestions for creating safer campuses Friday after reminding students they can face serious consequences for making ...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery held a press conference Wednesday morning on the current investigation into the hazing reported on the football team at Hamilton High School in Chandler early last year. Montgomery said there is not enough evidence to charge the principal, athletic director or ...
Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Control (2/14). Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family at Maricopa County Animal ...
To help recognize outstanding judicial service at the local level, the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has created a new honor: the Maricopa County Superior Court Judicial Officer of the Year Award. The award will be given to a Maricopa County Superior Court judge or ...
When talking about public service after one year in office, Sheriff Paul Penzone says, "We are public servants who work quietly behind the scenes to promote public safety." Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone (Photo: The Republic). CONNECTTWEET 2 LINKEDIN 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Two top ...
Following sexual-harassment investigations into two public defenders, Maricopa County has terminated its contract with one and will "coach" the other to stop making "inappropriate comments in the workplace," records obtained by The Arizona Republic show. County Manager Joy Rich decided Jan.
Maricopa County has paid nearly $1 million in attorneys fees as final settlement of an ongoing lawsuit over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's workplace immigration raids. The case, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the immigrant advocacy group Puente Arizona, originated in 2014, when Arpaio was ...
PHOENIX - There's turmoil at the top of Maricopa County's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Maricopa County NAACP President Dr. Ann Hart is being forced out of her position and accused of abusing her power. "She does have a chance to appeal and after the appeal we're ...
If you've recently lost a pet and live in Maricopa County, that pup or kitty may have been picked up by Animal Care and Control. Maricopa County animal shelters are "slammed" with stray pets, and officials on Wednesday said they hope owners will look for them there. Animal control picked up 100 lost and ...
Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (1/3). Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family at Maricopa ...
Ducey Appoints 5 New Maricopa County Superior Court Judges. Three Maricopa County Superior Court commissioners have been appointed along with two other attorneys as new Superior Court judges to fill vacancies created by retirements. Jan. 3, 2018, at 10:34 a.m.. Ducey Appoints 5 New Maricopa County Superior ...
"These are some of the highest numbers we have seen in that downtown and central Phoenix area," Warnecke said as she monitored the Maricopa County Air Quality Department's map. The department says the air quality is some of the worst they've seen in the last 12 years. The air is so bad that it could ...
Another burn ban is in place this weekend in Maricopa County, due to a high amount of pollution. Valley health experts say to stay inside as much as possible. Wood burning is one of the biggest contributors to poor air quality and weather conditions in the Valley are trapping pollutants, as if lighting a fire in ...
Saturday, New Year's Eve on Sunday and New Year's Day on Monday all will be no-burn days, during which wood burning is banned in fireplaces, chimineas, outdoor pits and other devices, said Bob Huhn, a Maricopa County Department of Air Quality spokesman. A no-burn day on Jan. 2 is likely, he said.
"Our conclusion is that centralizing our services in one high-functioning center will be a good step for all of Maricopa County's homeless animals and the people who care about them," Animal Care and Control Director Mary Martin wrote in a letter to volunteers. "There is no doubt that the people who use the ...
PHOENIX - A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a man on six counts of sexual assault in cases from 2003 to 2006. Authorities say 28-year-old Michael Paladino is in custody and facing a Jan. 29 court date. It was unclear Monday if he has an attorney. County prosecutors received notification in April ...
Arizona's most populous county is following the lead of state government by no longer asking most job applicants during early stages of the hiring ... Maricopa County officials say the policy change approved by the Board of Supervisors and announced Wednesday is a way to lower recidivism rates and ...
Migrant-rights group Puente Arizona used National Human Rights Day to ask Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to end what activists call an "Arpaio culture of hate." Leidy Robledo, a Puente spokeswoman, said the group is demanding that Penzone end practices and policies that were implemented ...
Five Maricopa County Superior Court judges are among seven nominees for an opening on the Phoenix-based division of the Arizona Court of Appeals. Dec. ... Division One of the Court of Appeals hears cases arising in Apache, Coconino, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai and Yuma counties.


 

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