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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.