Two years ago, Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp began making a film documenting what it’s like to be a minority in our country right now. They found people in Phoenix whose stories often go untold and they called it “You Racist, Sexist Bigot.”
It’s being called an historic election for voter turnout here in Arizona and around the country. But, according to Joseph Garcia with the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, the fact that it rained last night doesn’t mean we’re not in a drought still.
Democrats were able to regain the majority in the U.S. House with the results of this month’s election. But could it have been an even better day for progressives if gerrymandering hadn’t been put in place by GOP-controlled legislatures in a few states?
The Maricopa County Community College District is in the midst of massive change. Early this year, the District’s Governing Board eliminated the “meet and confer” provision. That departure was criticized by a number of faculty members.
In 2017, the Pentagon announced it had been ordered to complete the first-ever audit in its history. But the firms hired to do it said they couldn’t complete the audit. It just can’t be done, they said. Why? Because the Pentagon’s books are a mess of irregularities and mistakes.
As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.
Arizonans who don't get health insurance through their employers or qualify for Medicaid don't appear to be rushing to buy individual plans for 2019, despite a looming Dec. 15 open enrollment deadline.
Mexico’s incoming president has promised dramatic policy changes for the country’s border region. The goal is to promote economic development with lower taxes and higher wages. More News From KJZZ's Hermosillo Bureau →
Negotiations on a drought plan for Arizona took a step forward on Thursday. The head of the state water department said Gov. Doug Ducey will ask for significant state dollars — $30 million — in his upcoming budget proposal to help make the Drought Contingency Plan a reality.
NASA has picked nine U.S. companies to bid for as-yet unannounced contracts related to a return to the moon. The selection is part of the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump’s Space Policy Directive-1.