Arizona is one of the nation’s leading states in letting families choose where and how their children are educated, according to the Center for Education Reform, a Washington, D.C., education think tank that ranks Arizona sixth in the country for school choice.
Arizona's attorney general withdrew his threat to sue the small city of Bisbee, Ariz., after its lawyers agreed to rewrite a controversial ordinance recognizing same-sex couples to remove rights that he said were reserved for married couples under state law.
The wireless crashes that law enforcement experienced in the aftermath of the deadly bombing reinforced the need for a dedicated national public safety broadband network that's now in its planning stage.
Source: Charlotte Observer | Charlotte, N.C. |
April 29, 2013
The nomination of Foxx -- which President Barack Obama will announce Monday, according to a White House official -- would make him the only African-American selected for a Cabinet opening in Obama’s second term.
Source: Newark Star-Ledger | New Jersey |
April 29, 2013
New York’s high cost was driven largely by how far the city had to transport its waste — and what it took to get it to a landfill in the Finger Lakes region west of Syracuse, according to Col. John Pilot, who headed the city’s cleanup efforts.
Detroit's Dave Bing has taken the first steps towards exploring a bid for reelection. An already crowded field will mean an uphill battle for the unpopular mayor, who has taken blame for the city's financial meltdown that led to a state-takeover.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia |
April 26, 2013
In a move that the LGBT community called "historic," City Council approved a bill yesterday that would require the city's health plan to pay for transgender city workers to complete "gender-confirmation surgery."