Legal Aid services are the largest source of pro-bono legal assistance in the state. Each year they help about 35,000 Arizonans. But President Trump’s newest budget has called for eliminating the the entire budget for the Legal Services Corporation.
Lesley Stahl has been a familiar face on national television for decades. She was the White House correspondent for CBS News covering multiple administrations, and she’s been a host and reporter on "60 Minutes" since 1991. But her biggest scoop in recent years emerged when she became a grandmother.
In a ruling issued Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Orrick blocked the president’s effort to withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. To explain the significance of the ruling, we’re joined for a few minutes by Scott Decker, foundation professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
There’s been an increased interest in the Valley over the past few years to live closer into the city. That’s a bit of a change for a region which, at least stereotypically, has been more known for urban sprawl than dense, urban living.
GOP senators, over the objections of Democrats, approved SB 1042 on Tuesday. The bill aims to address Arizona’s chronic teacher shortage by easing qualifications — and make it easier for people with expertise in a specific subject area but who do not necessarily have teaching certification, to go into the classroom.
You might think that cell phones make everything worse. We can't remember phone numbers anymore, we are addicted to checking texts and emails and we end up taking thousands of pictures. So, can any good ever come of obsessive phone use?
The Trump Administration is moving forward with its plans for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico line even as the plan faces Democratic opposition in Congress. But to do so, it’ll have to manage not only natural obstacles through the rough and rugged terrain of the Southwest, but legal ones as well. Part II of the The Border’s New Boundaries series goes to the Texas border, where the legal battles over the border wall a decade ago are still being fought today.
The 27-acre space came out of a challenge by the mayor to get Phoenix to divert almost half of the city’s waste out of the landfill by 2020. The goal is to compost up 55,000 tons of material, like landscape and food waste, in a year.