In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Arizona’s governor has rolled out a plan meant to prevent similar incidents here. The plan includes new measures to keep guns from dangerous people and more money for mental health and public safety in schools. KJZZ’s Will Stone was at the governor’s office covering the release.
The worlds of academia and literature are often dominated by white voices. But, a Masters of Fine Arts program in Santa Fe is changing that. The Institute for American Indian Arts created the country’s first indigenous MFA program in 2012, and today, it’s turning out writers who are at the helm of what seems to be a new wave of indigenous literature.
Data is being used in lots of places and in lots of ways, from the grocery store to our jobs. And some research has raised concerns that our data is being used against us. Professor and author Virginia Eubanks argues one of those ways data is being used is not beneficial to low-income Americans.
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a complaint with the Interior Department's inspector general (IG) that the interim acting directors of the BLM, NPS and Fish and Wildlife Service are all there in violation of the 1998 Federal Vacancies Reform Act.
Jury selection started Tuesday morning in the Tucson murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of placing his gun between the bars of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and shooting and killing a Mexican teenager in 2012.
The Phoenix-based Veterans Heritage Project connects middle and high school students with U.S. military veterans to hear their stories of fighting in World War Two, Korea and Vietnam — among other conflicts.
Reaction to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's proposals about school safety was swift and — at least among some GOP leaders — supportive. One of the key members who will have to be involved in actually getting the legislation to the finish line is House Speaker J.D. Mesnard.
Six months ago, in the waning hours of September 20th, Hurricane Maria made landfall in the southeast of Puerto Rico. Winds peaking at more than 150 miles per hour tore across the island, leaving a trail of wreckage that continues to be felt today.
According to Arizona Department of Corrections, Corizon owed $200,000 and $210,000 for failing to meet performance measures in November and December 2017. Corizon also paid more than $150,000 for understaffing during those same months.