Arizona’s Clean Elections system of public campaign financing has been under fire since voters approved it in 1998. Lawmakers and the U.S. Supreme Court have gutted some of its provisions, but the Citizens Clean Elections Commission remains in place.
The U.S. Justice Department has sued California over its net neutrality law. California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed the measure, which was in response to the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality in 2017, which took effect this past June.
It’s not hard to come up with the name of someone who’s given a lot of money to a cause: Michael Bloomberg, the Koch Brothers and Tom Steyer are among the most prominent. But, philanthropy is having a bigger impact on public policy and society than that.
Men in Arizona are three times as likely to commit suicide than women. That’s according to a new report from the joint efforts of the ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety and the Arizona Violent Death Reporting System.
Arizona’s three public universities are among the colleges and government agencies taking part in a new research project. The plan is to develop an information system that connects residents and first responders during a flood with up-to-the-minute, localized information.
Last July, a report from the Trump Administration declared the War on Poverty largely over, in an attempt to justify adding work requirements for access to Medicaid. In a new series by the Center for Public Integrity, we spotlight struggling communities around the country.
Medicine, healthcare — even illness — vary from country to country. Those differences are driven by tradition, culture, even politics. On this episode, we get a history lesson on Mexico’s approach to birth control.
Health care spending in the U.S. amounts to more than $10,000 per person, and drugs are the fastest-growing category of healthcare spending. Now, new research reports on how prescription patterns differ nationwide.
The federal government quietly started releasing hundreds of undocumented immigrant families into the United States this past weekend, and social workers across Arizona described a chaotic process that started on Saturday.
Arizona State University's Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety and the Arizona Violent Death Reporting System have released a report that shows the suicide rate among Arizona men is more than three times the rate of Arizona women. And access to care might be part of the problem.
The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its report on global warming and global temperatures are likely to increase 1.5 degrees Celsius between 2030 and 2052 if carbon dioxide emissions continue to increase at the current rate.
On the heels of one old Phoenix restaurant closing, another longtime Phoenix restaurant is set to close its doors this week. Los Compadres has been serving homestyle Mexican food in the Melrose District of Phoenix for 60 years.
It might feel like fall in Phoenix, but in the high country, it felt more like winter. Flagstaff and the surrounding areas got its first dusting of snow for the season. While not unheard of, it’s unusual to see snow this early.