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Posted on: October 18, 2019

County Diversion Program Helps Seriously Mentally Ill Lower Risk to Return to Jail

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An innovative program to get low risk offenders with serious mental health needs out of the county jail system and connected with services is showing strong signs of success.

Maricopa County justice system stakeholders including Correctional Health Service...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Partnerships aim to decrease air pollution this holiday season

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Partnerships aim to decrease air pollution this holiday season

PHOENIX (October 15, 2019) – For the third consecutive year, the Arizona Propane Gas Association in partnership with the Arizona Propane Education & Research Foundation has agreed to suppor...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Healthy Giving Campaign Kick-Off

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This week, community leaders came together to announce a new partnership and next steps for an important initiative helping fight homelessness in Maricopa County.

Thanks to a new partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, led by Phoenix Councilwoman ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Monsoon 2019 Wrap: One Tornado, But Not Much Rain

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Monsoon 2019 was drier than normal but that didn’t mean it was uneventful. A storm on September 23 brought about 40% of the total rainfall for the season and included a tornado that touched down briefly in New River.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Maricopa County Unveils Redesigned Website, Focused on Resident Experience

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There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County. The County’s redesigned website, Maricopa.gov, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google. The site s...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Board Accepting Applications for North Mesa JP Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Judge Cecil P. Ash, who has served in that position for six and a half years, is retiring effective September 30, 2019.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Just last year, there were at least 85 deaths as a result of domestic violence in Arizona. Approximately 60% of those happened in Maricopa County, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.

Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisor...

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