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Governor Ducey Appoints New Director of the Arizona Department of Housing

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Carol L. Ditmore as director of the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH). Ditmore has served as the interim director of ADOH since May 2017, a position to which she was elevated after former director Michael Trailor’s appointment as the new director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security

Chandler Museum’s Trivia Night returns to The Ostrich on Aug. 15

The Chandler Museum and The Ostrich Bar once again are hosting Trivia Night with Arizona Hipstorian Marshall Shore from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Now a quarterly mainstay in Downtown Chandler, this fun evening of trivia brings a little heated competition inside the hip and cool space of The Ostrich, located in the basement of Crust restaurant, 10 N. San Marcos Place.

U.S. REP. MCSALLY APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE, FULLY FUNDING S. AZ...

U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the Make America Secure Appropriations Act which the House passed today by a vote of 235—192. This national security appropriations package includes the appropriations bills for defense, military construction and veterans, energy and water, and the legislative branch.

Grijalva and Vela Lead Letter Opposing Funding and Construction of Border Wall

Border Caucus Co-Chairs, Representative Filemon Vela (D-TX) and Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), sent a letter to House Appropriators expressing their opposition to the FY18 Department of Homeland Security bill, which funds the construction of border walls. Members of the Border Caucus also stated their intent to oppose bills on the House floor that include funding for border wall construction.

U.S. REP. MCSALLY HELPS WOUNDED WARRIOR RECEIVE LIFE-CHANGING HOUSING GRANT

U.S Representative McSally today celebrated a casework victory: a wounded veteran received keys to his brand new-home, customized to meet his specific needs

Grijalva Helps Introduce Nationwide Roadmap to Get U.S. to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by...

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) unveiled climate legislation that would transition the United States to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

Peduto Administration Debuts Online Database of For-Sale City Properties

Continuing its efforts to make government services more efficient and user-friendly for residents and businesses, the City of Pittsburgh has launched an online database of City properties that are available for sale.

Westbound I-10 to close west of downtown Phoenix this weekend

Motorists traveling to the West Valley this weekend should allow extra travelCRA time or plan ahead to avoid a closure of westbound Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) at 59th Avenue due to construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Grijalva to EPA: Don’t Place Industry Over People’s Clean Water

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released the following statement after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a 42-page proposal that among other things would dismantle the Clean Water Rule of 2015. The Clean Water Rule of 2015, brought up-to-date the Clean Water Act of 1972 and clearly defined what waterways could be overseen by the federal government.

Strong Bipartisan Support for Gosar Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

“This legislation should be the gold standard for developing practical, bipartisan solutions at the local level without spending a dime of taxpayer dollars.” Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3005, the bipartisan Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

State Transportation Board approves 2018-2022 Five-Year Construction Program

Projects will increase capacity on key commerce corridors including Interstate 10, State Route 189, US 93 and Interstate 17 under the Arizona Department of Transportation’s construction program covering fiscal years 2018 through 2022.

Grijalva Commends Southern Arizona For Standing Up Against Trump’s Wall

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released this statement after the City of Tucson and the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted and passed two resolutions in opposition to continual militarization of the Southern Border and denouncing President Trump’s Executive Order 13767.

REPORT ON MISMANAGEMENT BY NAVAJO HOUSING AUTHORITY

The Arizona Republic today highlighted a new report released by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) that details the findings of a three month investigation into allegations that the Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) mismanaged federal housing grants provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Rep. Gosar Calls on White House to Withdraw from Unconstitutional Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) joined several of his House colleagues in calling on the White House to completely withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement

SEIA Statement on Settlement Reached in Arizona

Following is a statement by Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the rate design settlement filed today with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC)

No major construction closures scheduled on Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Nov. 18-21)

No major construction closures are scheduled along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Nov. 18-21), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT recently completADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisoryed work requiring closures or significant lane restrictions on several freeway-improvement projects, including the widening of Loop 101 in the Scottsdale area and the widening of Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Mesa

Chandler honored as Champion of Energy Efficiency

The City of Chandler was recognized during the Salt River Project (SRP) Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards event held on Tuesday, Oct. 18. During the third annual event, SRP honored businesses for their participation in the company’s commercial energy efficiency rebate and ENERGY STAR® Homes programs and for going “above and beyond” in their efforts to create a culture of conservation and stewardship within their organizations.

Sinema and Southwest Human Development Bring Two Little Free Libraries to Sunnyslope’s Windrose Villas

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema and Southwest Human Development opened two Little Free Libraries at Sunnyslope’s Windrose Villas. Before serving in Congress, Congresswoman Sinema worked as a social worker at Shaw Butte Elementary School and served Windrose Villas families.

Rep. Ruben Gallego Congratulates Friendly House on Grant Award to Provide Opportunities to Disconnected...

The Department of Labor will award Friendly House $911,494 through its YouthBuild program to provide job training and educational opportunities to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to pursue careers in construction.

Rep. Ruben Gallego Congratulates the City of Phoenix Housing Department on $2 Million Grant...

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that the City of Phoenix Housing Department has been awarded a $2 million grant through its Jobs-Plus Initiative Program. The grant will help low-income public housing residents to secure higher paying jobs by connecting them with employment opportunities, educational advancement, and financial literacy services

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Governor Ducey Appoints New Director of the Arizona Department of Housing

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Carol L. Ditmore as director of the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH). Ditmore has served as the interim director of ADOH since May 2017, a position to which she was elevated after former director Michael Trailor’s appointment as the new director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security