The Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, also known as the Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway, is now open to traffic.
A fourth-generation resident of El Mirage, Mayor Alexis Hermosillo now runs the city in which she grew up.
Tourism is Arizona’s lifeblood. Every year, thousands of frequent, low-risk, short-term visitors travel from Mexico into Arizona to conduct business, visit family and friends, or shop at local stores—spending billions of dollars
Today, thanks to a multi-phase project that began in 2014 and was completed last year, Broadway Road has been widened, extended to 51st Avenue, and portions renamed to Avenida Rio Salado.
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts how many people are living in the United States, and uses that data to distribute $675 billion in federal funds.
Construction crews will be busy on four important freeway projects in 2020.
Before the sun rose over the Valley on January 28, 2020, hundreds of volunteers fanned out across the region in an annual effort to count the number of people experiencing homelessness.
I had the unique pleasure of being the MAG chair as the Valley saw the opening of Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway (Loop 202 South Mountain)—the largest freeway project in state history.
Quotes from Regional Council members: Supervisor Jack Sellers and Mayor Kevin Hartke
As the Valley’s population continues to grow, the region is seeing significant increases in housing demand, but the supply of affordable housing is decreasing. As housing costs increase faster than income, many residents are struggling. The Maricopa Association of Governments Economic Development Committee (MAG EDC) recently convened a group of experts to discuss the need for affordable housing solutions.
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Stories include: Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Opening, Mayor Hermosillo Profile, Affordable Housing, Homeless Point in Time Count, McSally/Stanton Tourism Bill, and Broadway Road Improvements.