Survey Ranks Arizona Economy At No. 11 Nationally

by on June 6, 2019 0

In a recent study, Arizona’s overall economy received a No. 11 rank nationally after high GDP growth and increase in nonfarm payrolls. Arizona ranked fourth nationally in both GDP growth and nonfarm payrolls, two of the many indicators the survey by WallerHub.com took into consideration. “We looked at around 30 different indicators of economic...

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ADOT’s Work On Northern Arizona Highways Heats Up

by on June 4, 2019 0

Along with the temperature, things are heating up for the Arizona Department of Transportation by increasing progress on roadwork projects in the high country. “Summer is the best time to do work on northern Arizona highways because the overnight temperatures need to be high enough for new pavement to cure properly,” said Audra Merrick,...

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New Specialty Arizona License Plate Options

by on June 4, 2019 0

While 60 specialty license plates is enough to choose from, Arizona residents may be getting more options. Several bills were approved by state lawmakers to create seven new specialty license plates. “The nice thing about having so many specialty plates, of course, is that there are a real diverse number of charitable organizations that...

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Self-Driving Semitrucks Being Tested on Arizona Highways

by on May 31, 2019 0

Last week, Waymo announced that it is resuming freight truck testing in the Phoenix area. During the trials, two trained drivers will accompany each semitruck. The automated trucks use the same sensor technology as the company’s SUVs and minivans. However, it’s configured to fit the vehicle’s size. During the trials, some of the trucks...

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Over $11K Left Behind At Sky Harbor Checkpoints In 2018

by on May 31, 2019 0

The next time you empty your pockets at a security checkpoint, make sure you don’t forget to check the security bins carefully. Last year, visitors to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport left behind more than $11,000 worth of cash, mostly loose coins, according to the Transportation Security Administration. Out of the roughly $1 million...

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TSA Changes Policy For Banned Products

by on May 30, 2019 0

You can now travel with CBD products. The Transportation Security Administration now allows passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol CBD oil and medical marijuana products on flights. The change is due to the 2018 Farm Bill, which made hemp and hemp derivatives legal. The agency’s plan website explains the changes: “Possession of marijuana...

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Arizona Expansion On The Horizon For Autism Research Center

by on May 29, 2019 0

By the year 2030, the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC) is expected to expand its programs and vision to the entire state. Included in the expansion beyond Maricopa County will be at least 10 resource centers located throughout the state anchored by the community school, SARRC’s most effective early intervention program. Along...

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New Voting Laws Impacting Arizona Primaries

by on May 28, 2019 0

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation last week that would allow Arizona voters to vote in the primary sooner. Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday in August. That’s three weeks sooner than the current measure. Those against the bill say it would give too much campaign time for the general election, and that...

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