The U.S. Department of Labor is receiving public input until Tuesday on new rules for the temporary immigrant farm workers program, which the department says will see improvements for businesses but advocates say will reduce pay for workers.
A push by liberals for the Arizona Democratic Party to censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will be put off until next year. The party's Progressive Caucus hoped the roughly 800 members of the party's state committee would formally censure the freshman Democrat on Saturday for "failing to uphold" aspects of the party's platform.
Arizona will challenge fines levied against the Arizona Department of Corrections in oral arguments at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday. The Parsons v. Ryan lawsuit was settled in 2014 with inmates and Department of Corrections officials agreeing to a set of conditions that would improve prison health care.
American immigration lawyers and advocates have fanned out across the border and into Mexico since last year trying to build cases for asylum seekers waiting to cross into the U.S. The number of people has mushroomed against the barriers that now stop these migrants from touching U.S. soil. And a recent Supreme Court decision makes their ambition even more elusive.
A large proportion of the human genome contains potentially dangerous DNA sequences called transposable elements, or transposons. Now, research from the University of Arizona has found flaws in the mechanisms that keep them in check.
A company that makes and distributes Mexican-style food items settled a discrimination lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over refusing to hire applicants who were not Hispanic.
Three days after the city of Phoenix began allowing electric scooters to operate downtown as part of a six-month pilot program, two of the three companies have removed all their scooters. As of Saturday afternoon, all Bird and Lime scooters have been collected from the streets.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is investigating a suspected salmonella outbreak at the state women’s prison. DHS says it is working with the Department of Corrections to investigate a suspected salmonella outbreak at the Perryville prison in Goodyear.
A water catchment located about 15 miles east of Flagstaff and used by wildlife has been contaminated with fuel. Arizona Game & Fish department spokesperson Nathan Gonzalez said the incident, which occurred around Sept. 15, was discovered by members of partner organizations who routinely check on water supplies.