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Dec 27, 2016:  Region Awarded $25.4 Million for Homeless Individuals and Families

PHOENIX (December 27, 2016) – As the Valley experiences colder winter temperatures, the needs of people experiencing homelessness gain renewed attention. That awareness provides greater reason to celebrate the announcement of a $25 million award to the Maricopa region to help individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Dec 07, 2016:  December 7, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (December 7, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the December 7, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Dec 06, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, December 6, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (December 6, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, December 6, 2016 Meeting.

Nov 30, 2016:  November 2016 Let's Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – November 30, 2016

Oct 26, 2016:  October 26, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (October 26, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the October 26, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Oct 19, 2016:  October 2016 Let's Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – October 19, 2016

Oct 06, 2016:  Seeing Purple? Here’s Why—Domestic Violence Awareness Effort Spreading Regionally

PHOENIX (October 6, 2016)—If you’re seeing purple as you drive around the Valley this month, leaders throughout the region want you to know why. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and purple is the color used by advocates to raise awareness about efforts to stop and prevent one of the most serious issues facing local communities.

Oct 04, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 4, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (October 4, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 4, 2016 Meeting.

Sep 28, 2016:  September 28, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (September 28, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the September 28, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Sep 22, 2016:  Tech Safety for Abuse Victims

PHOENIX (September 22, 2016)—A child’ electronic toy. A Facebook page. A text message. These seemingly innocent modern-day technologies can turn a domestic violence victim’s life into an endless nightmare of harassment and terror.

Sep 21, 2016:  September 2016 Let’s Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – September 21, 2016

Sep 06, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, September 6, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (September 6, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, September 6, 2016 Meeting.

Aug 31, 2016:  August 31, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (August 31, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the August 31, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Aug 24, 2016:  Ari-Son Megaregion Council Becomes Recognized Affiliate of League of Arizona Cities and Towns

Phoenix (August 24, 2016)—In an action that advances binational relations between Arizona and Sonora, the Executive Committee of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns today approved a resolution to recognize the Ari-Son Megaregion Council as an official affiliate group.

Aug 09, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, August 9, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (August 9, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, August 9, 2016 Meeting.

Jul 19, 2016:  Valley Highways See Drop in Litter

PHOENIX (July 19, 2016)—Do your freeways seem cleaner? A litter education program that encourages drivers to avoid littering on the Valley’s freeways could be making the difference.

Jul 14, 2016:  Getting Kids to School Safely: Crossing Guards Undergo Annual Training

PHOENIX (July 14, 2016)—Their job is to get your kids to school safely. To make sure they have the tools they need, school crossing guards from around the Valley will take part in regional training workshops during the next few weeks.

Jun 29, 2016:  Chandler Students Participate in Trash Talk Throwdown

PHOENIX (June 29, 2016)—About 200 junior high students in Chandler talked trash during class recently, and their teachers actually encouraged it.

Jun 23, 2016:  MAG Welcomes New Officers, Launches 50th Anniversary Celebration

PHOENIX (June 23, 2016) — Helping make businesses export ready is a key goal of the new chair of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).

Jun 22, 2016:  June 22, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (June 22, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the June 22, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Jun 15, 2016:  Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) - June 15, 2016

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – June 15, 2016

Jun 14, 2016:  Desert Peaks Awards to Honor Regional Excellence

PHOENIX (June 23, 2016)–They are the projects, people and partnerships that make our region a great place to live. The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) honored those who have contributed to regional excellence during a special ceremony June 22, 2016.

Jun 07, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, June 7, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (June 7, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, June 7, 2016 Meeting.

May 03, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, May 3, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (May 3, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, May 3, 2016 Meeting.

Apr 27, 2016:  April 27, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (April 27, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the March 23, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Apr 22, 2016:  Leaders Across State Support Border Transportation Project

PHOENIX (April 22, 2016)—On Wednesday, April 27, leaders from across the state will come together at a press conference to show their support for $25 million in federal grant funding for a transportation project near the Arizona-Mexico border.

Apr 19, 2016:  MAG Conducts Establishment and Commercial Vehicle Survey

PHOENIX (April 19, 2016)—The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is conducting the 2016 Establishment and Commercial Vehicle Survey to understand the travel patterns of employees and visitors of Valley businesses.

Apr 15, 2016:  Goodyear Mayor Talks Trash for Litter Prevention

PHOENIX (April 15, 2016)—On Wednesday, April 20, Valley drivers will be able to order a burger, celebrate the environment, and talk trash with Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord—all in one drive-thru visit to Whataburger.

Apr 05, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, April 5, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (April 5, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, April 5, 2016 Meeting.

Mar 23, 2016:  March 23, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (March 23, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the March 23, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Mar 18, 2016:  No “Brain Drain” in Phoenix

PHOENIX (March 18, 2016)—The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), Arizona State University (ASU), and Arizona Commerce Authority are strongly disputing a recent news report that shows Arizona at the bottom of the list when it comes to retaining college graduates.

Mar 14, 2016:  MAG Undertakes Innovative Household Travel Survey

PHOENIX (March 14, 2016) —The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is conducting the 2016 MAG Household Travel Survey to understand the travel behavior of Valley residents in Maricopa, Pinal, and portions of Yavapai and Gila counties.

Mar 11, 2016:  Region Awarded $21.8 Million for Homeless Individuals and Families

PHOENIX (March 11, 2016) — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro on Tuesday announced the Tier 1 Continuum of Care grants. The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Continuum of Care was awarded $21.8 million for 38 local programs to serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Mar 02, 2016:  Law Enforcement Urged to Adopt Domestic Violence Protocols

PHOENIX (March 2, 2016) — Over the weekend, three Virginia police officers were shot—one fatally—while responding to a domestic violence call. The tragedy underscores the importance of implementing regional protocols developed by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Regional Domestic Violence Council.

Mar 01, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, March 1, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (March 1, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, March 1, 2016 Meeting.

Feb 24, 2016:  February 24, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (February 24, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the February 24, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Feb 17, 2016:  February 2016 Let’s Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – February 17, 2016

Feb 02, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, February 2, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (February 2, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, February 2, 2016 Meeting.

Jan 27, 2016:  January 27, 2016 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (January 27, 2016) — Summary of the actions taken during the January 27, 2016 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Jan 12, 2016:  2016 Point-in-Time Homeless Street Count

PHOENIX (January 12, 2016)—Hundreds of volunteers across the region will deploy at dawn on January 26, 2016, with one massive mission: to count and survey people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County.

Jan 11, 2016:  Locating DPS Troopers at Traffic Center Pays Off for Motorists

PHOENIX (January 11, 2016)—The average time taken to clear crash sites on Maricopa County freeways has been reduced by nearly an hour over the past year, even as the region experiences more crashes.

Jan 05, 2016:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, January 5, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (January 5, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, January 5, 2016 Meeting.