This week’s Friday Newscap guests Felecia Rotellini, Vernon Parker and Paul Charlton discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the future of school vouchers in Arizona and Rep. Ruben Gallego going into Rep. Martha McSally’s congressional district as part of #AdoptADistrict.
Alzheimer’s disease is the fourth leading cause of death in Arizona. The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona is on the rise — but when a person dies, what ends up on the death certificate doesn’t always reflect the brain disorder they suffered from.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security concluded an operation this week targeting gang activity across the country. The crackdown led to 55 apprehensions in Arizona.
The question of how to help doesn’t have one right answer, even for those who have made their living working with the homeless population. There is a broad network that needs everything from food donations to people who can give haircuts and plant gardens.
Those who serve people with developmental disabilities in Arizona say the final state budget will likely force some of them to scale back or close down. Since the beginning of the year, Arizona’s providers for people with development disabilities have been scrambling.
Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Thursday that could make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees. The measure had been in limbo since the 2014 wait-time scandal at the Phoenix VA medical center.
Actor Rob Lowe has had a lengthy and varied career. He was part of the legendary Brat Pack in a string of films in the 1980s, including "St. Elmo’s Fire." Lowe is in the Valley for a one-man show at Mesa Arts Center called "Stories I Only Tell My Friends."