The legal team for a Mexican reporter and his son detained after fleeing to the U.S., trying to seek asylum, says the U.S. government is now trying to stifle further information from being released to the public.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been exploring the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. Per capita, Arizona has the fifth highest rate of fatal hit-and-run crashes across the country.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that he and his fellow lawmakers have reached a deal on raising teacher pay to requested levels. But a phrase we’ve heard a lot recently comes to mind: the devil is in the details.
On Sunday, between Tijuana, Mexico, and California, about 400 migrants claimed asylum along the U.S. border. They’re part of the caravan of Central American migrants, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, whose route has become international news because of the ire they’ve drawn from President Trump.
When an E. Coli outbreak happens, much of the investigative work falls on the CDC and FDA to figure out what the common element is between sick people scattered across the country. They work backwards to find how and where the foodstuff was handled.
Considering our long-term drought and an especially dry winter, the risk is growing for a catastrophic mega-fire in the summer. Red flag warnings are already in effect, meaning conditions are ripe for fires in many areas of the state.
The Navajo Generating Station could be closed next year, potentially leading to the loss of many jobs on the Navajo Nation. However, late last week, news emerged that there is legitimate interest from at least one buyer — but the odds still seem long that a deal will be reached.
In international news this week, all eyes are on North Korea as we look ahead to talks between that country and the U.S. But, there are a few other important stories happening around the globe this week.
The Show checked in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment that focuses on big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
With the newly proposed Invest In Education Act, supporters want to avoid a sales tax hike as a vehicle for funding schools. The other plan, Gov. Ducey’s 20x2020 plan, takes a different approach, though funding sources for that remain unclear.
Multiple ballot measures have been introduced as possible ways to address the K-12 funding shortage in Arizona. One of them has become an official effort, and the group behind the Invest in Education Act will need to get more than 150,000 valid signatures in the next couple of months to get it on the November ballot.
Fifty years ago this month, in 1968, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. At the height of the civil rights movement, the law provided broad protections for minorities who were looking for a place to live.
The Arizona Department of Child Safety keeps a list of names of people who should not be around children called the Central Registry and is supposed to catalog individuals with proven reports of child abuse.
Just a few weeks ago, Oklahoma teachers spent nine days rallying at the state capitol for more school funding. But teachers there called off their walkout without getting the Oklahoma Legislature to meet all of their demands.