Work is underway to salvage hundreds of trees in northeast Phoenix where a master-planned community will soon take root. An on-site nursery will be created at Black Mountain Boulevard and Deer Valley Road, where approximately 500 native trees will be dug out, boxed and watered until they are replanted.
President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have spurred “Know Your Rights” training sessions across the country. Here in Arizona, the immigrant advocacy organization Promise Arizona is holding its own seminars.
Changes are coming to a decade old Air Force training exercise in Tucson. Air Force crews use parts of Arizona and neighboring states to practice rescues. It’s called Operation Angel Thunder and was first run in 2006 at Davis Mothan Air Force base in Tucson.
Trump Administration policies related to refugees, travelers from certain majority-Muslim nations and undocumented immigrants have renewed tensions related to how the U.S. views people who weren’t born in this country.
The drama related to the current administration has been consistent since the day President Donald Trump moved into the White House. And Maureen Dowd has written about a lot of it in her role as an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.
The group that oversees high school sports in Arizona recently decided to allow year-round training — meaning sports aren’t just for one season anymore. We talk to Dr. Javier Cardenas is director of the Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center at Barrow Neurological Institute and chair of the Sport Medical Advisory Committee to the Arizona Interscholastic Association.
One of the issues that could be holding up the budget is a proposal from Gov. Ducey that would allow universities to keep some of the money they’d ordinarily pay in taxes. We talk to Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times about this.
It’s back to work at the Capitol today for state lawmakers, and, while there aren’t a whole lot of high-profile bills on the agenda, at least so far, there’s still plenty for legislators to do. With me to talk about some of it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.