The H1-B Visa program has generally been a popular one. But the Trump administration has announced greater scrutiny will be applied to the applications, in what it says will clarify whether the positions could be better filled by an American worker.
A late amendment to a bill is circulating in the Arizona Legislature that will force Department of Child Safety workers to obtain warrants before removing children from their homes. Now we turn to Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter for The Arizona Republic.
State lawmakers today are set to debate bills that would allow nearly all Arizona public school students to use taxpayer money to attend private schools. With me to talk about this is Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times.
The trial of a Northern Arizona University student accused of shooting four fellow students has begun. In October 2015, authorities say Steven Jones shot and killed one of the students, and injured the others.
Responding to the House speaker’s pledge to involve them in the budget process, top Democrats in the Arizona Legislature say their spending priorities are still being largely ignored by Republicans at the State Capitol.
Last year, thousands of Valley businesses were sued by a controversial disability group over minor parking violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now, some business groups want to make sure businesses aren’t targeted again.
A lot of people don’t want to talk about sex. But the urge to have sex or be intimate with someone doesn’t go away with age, or even if that person develops dementia. It’s an issue many families face when confronted with such a diagnosis, but at one assisted living community in Phoenix, sex is just sex.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee questioned Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. But it was U.S. Sen. John McCain that left the room speechless after his questioning.
Employee wellness programs can be a way to reduce monthly insurance payments or, potentially, earn extra incentives or bonuses from the business or company you work for. But House Resolution 1313, being considered by Congress, is causing some concerns about ethics and genetic screening as part of health-care plans.
The Arizona Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition and fees for the upcoming school year at its meeting tomorrow in Tucson. To find out more about trends in university tuition across the country, I’m joined by higher education economist Sandy Baum. She’s a senior fellow at the Urban Institute.