Background: Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, Arizona’s pre-Roe law that bans all abortions except to save the life of the mother is constitutional. But there’s strong disagreement over who can be prosecuted… Read More »The Arizona abortion law appeal–a likely win for Planned Parenthood?
Water usage is a bad excuse to fail to plant trees in Phoenix. Research shows that the amount of irrigation water that even a million desert trees would need to grow and thrive is vanishingly small compared to the city’s current overall water usage.
Background: Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, Arizona prosecutors can enforce a pre-Roe law that bans all abortions except to save the life of the mother. But there’s strong disagreement over who can be… Read More »The Attorney General is likely wrong about Arizona’s abortion laws despite court win
Public Servants suffer from needless anxiety caused by misleading reports about the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
A widely reported but misleading statistic about the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program may be causing many public service employees unnecessary worries that the program is a sham and it is nearly impossible… Read More »Public Servants suffer from needless anxiety caused by misleading reports about the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
For someone like me who grew up in the 70s and 80s, it’s pretty noticeable that there’s fewer unsupervised kids engaged in independent outdoor activities like walking to school or playing basketball in the park. … Read More »Is it parental neglect to let children roam?
By Slade Smith, AHPI Assistant DirectorEdited by Kirin Goff, AHPI Director UPDATE (June 24, 2022): The Supreme Court has released its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, striking down Roe v. Wade as expected.… Read More »How would overturning Roe v. Wade affect access to abortion and contraception in Arizona?
How does a bill provision about funding tree canopy get bogged down in hot button, racially tinged political squabbles?
In July 2005, Phoenix suffered through what was then a record-breaking heat wave. For nine consecutive days, the high temperature topped 110 degrees, and highs averaged near 110 for the month—several degrees above average—with nighttime… Read More »Phoenix’s urban heat island effect is increasingly deadly
Ten years ago, the city of Dallas, Texas released a visually impressive, 76-page bicycling master plan. An official overview of the plan proclaimed it to be “community-driven” and “innovative.” It named the many agencies and… Read More »People don’t ride bikes on master plans