Most, if not all, U.S. presidents see their approval ratings rise significantly after they leave office. Arizona Theatre Company is banking on high approval numbers for its new production, an original called “Five Presidents.”
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal includes a 12 percent increase in funding for Indian Affairs. The Indian Health Service could see an additional $460 million, with some of that money earmarked for projects in Arizona.
Senate Republicans are maneuvering to put Democrats on the record in opposition to legislation that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and overturn the president’s executive action on immigration.
For three decades many Hopi have adopted reggae as their music of choice. It’s difficult to travel the three mesas that make up the reservation without seeing several gold, red and green bumper stickers, not to mention someone in a Bob Marley T-shirt.
Any day now a federal judge is expected to order an April hearing to decide whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt for violating court orders. Plaintiffs say they will sit down with the sheriff in a proposed settlement meeting, but are skeptical if they can reach an agreement.