Examining Phoenix-Area Datasets Helps Policymakers Better Understand Educational Needs

Mapping technology used by the Maricopa Association of Governments is helping assure that third-grade students meet requirements for reading skills.

A Big Data Tussle Over Phoenix ‘Brain Drain’ Rankings

Officials in Arizona challenge rankings on college grad retention rates for the state’s largest metro area.

Downtown Phoenix Is Moving Toward a 24-Hour Economy

The vibrancy in this part of the nation’s sixth-largest city is a stark contrast to its condition a decade ago.

State & Local Daily Digest: D.C. Seafood Dinner Sparks Phoenix Controversy; Alaska’s Grim Budget Options

Also in our news roundup: Ohio job losses; Pennsylvania governor boosts minimum wage for some state workers; and continued concerns from Porter Ranch natural gas leak.

Phoenix Takes First Steps Toward Circular Waste Economy

An organics capture system is the first big undertaking for the new Resource Innovation and Solution Network.