It’s already been a busy week in Washington, D.C., with confirmation hearings for several of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees and intelligence briefings on alleged Russian involvement in U.S. elections, among other high-profile goings-on.
During his campaign, and in his press conference on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump promised tougher trade regulations with Mexico. His words have already affected the value of the Mexican peso, according to experts.
A "do over" vote leads to a new deal between the city of Phoenix and a law firm. During Wednesday’s council meeting, leaders approved a lobbying contract worth more than $100,000 after two council members who originally voted no changed their minds.
The CDC reports that rates of diabetes-related kidney failure among Native Americans dropped more than 54 percent between 1996 and 2013. Experts attribute these successes, in part, to improved access, care coordination and community support.
Gov. Doug Ducey promised to make education a top priority in his third State of the State address. He asked Arizona legislators to work together to expand all-day kindergarten, pay teachers more and streamline teacher certification.