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Legal Beat

NAU researchers partner with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to develop criminal justice deflection and diversion infrastructure

In Coconino County, individuals are admitted to jail twice as often per year as the national average, with about 3,093 per 100,000 people per year admitted to Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF). To address the incarceration rate, Northern Arizona University faculty members are collaborating with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to analyze the most effective methods

Taxes

Where do Arizona Residents Receive Most Value for Property Taxes?

In a study by the New York financial technology company Smart Asset, Yavapai County ranked among the places in Arizona where property tax dollars are being spent most effectively. The study analyzed metrics including quality of local schools, home values and effective property tax rates to find where people were getting the most value. The

State

Yavapai County Residents Among Most Generous Givers in Arizona – Study

The holiday season is synonymous with spending money – but it’s more than just buying gifts. On Giving Tuesday alone, which lands on December 1 this year, hundreds of millions of dollars will be raised for charitable causes. However, this is just a fraction of what Americans donate throughout the year. In a recent study,

Local

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Vote to End Verde Connect Project

At the regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday November 18, 2020, the Board heard a motion to reject all three Design-Build Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Verde Connect Project, authorize payment to the three unsuccessful offerors in an amount not to exceed that specified in the RFP, and direct staff to end all

Legal Beat

Prescott Jail Gets Day in Court

A hearing in the lawsuit to halt the Yavapai County jail construction for environmental reasons has been set for November 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Yavapai County Courthouse before Judge Michael McGill. But it may not be about the issues the Plaintiff wanted to discuss. Bill Williams, a journalist with a paralegal degree

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