Texas law enforcement leaders announced Tuesday they are ending controversial traffic checkpoints along the Texas-Mexico border. But the state is simultaneously gearing up for an unprecedented “Permanent Border Surge.”
In 100 cities across the country, fast food workers went on strike Thursday to try to raise the federal minimum wage. In Phoenix protesters were out demanding a higher living wage, but none of them were fast food workers.
The federal government plans to quietly roll out the Spanish-language version of HealthCare.gov any day now. The soft launch for the Affordable Care Act’s Spanish-language enrollment site is set for early December.
The Arizona State Forestry Division was fined nearly $560,000 in violations for the way the division handled the Yarnell Hill Fire. The Industrial Commission of Arizona approved the fines after the findings from the Arizona Division of Occupational Health and Safety at a hearing Wednesday.