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When the Trump administration released its budget it included $200 million in cuts to the SNAP program, that’s the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known colloquially as “food stamps.”
Feb. 13, 2018
Usually, the midterm — or off-year — congressional elections go very poorly for the party of the president. Seats — sometimes a lot of them — are lost, and even control of the House or Senate can be lost. With me to talk about that is Zach Messitte political scientist and president of Ripon College in Wisconsin.
Feb. 13, 2018
A group calling itself ACT Now – which stands for Accountability, Community and Transparency – will hold a rally this afternoon ahead of a Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board meeting. Members have a number of concerns with the district’s leadership.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security late last month renewed Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for another 18 months for Syrians living with that designation in the U.S.
Feb. 13, 2018
Sometimes, the real truth of a story takes decades to unveil. And when that story involves drug running, police corruption in Mexico and the Iran-Contra affair, maybe it’s amazing that the wait is only a few decades.
Feb. 13, 2018
Rep. Mark Cardenas, a Democrat from Phoenix, and Tucson Republican Todd Clodfelter have introduced a new bill that would give voters another chance to weigh in on legalization. Arizona voters narrowly rejected a legalization effort in 2016 that was a citizen initiative, but Cardenas and Clodfelter say if voters are going to eventually pass this anyway, they’d rather it start in the Legislature.
Feb. 13, 2018
One of the few points of agreement between President Trump and Democratic leaders in the Senate was supposed to be funding for infrastructure. But the practicality of that is off to a rough start.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Senate voted 97-1 Monday night to start debating immigration, but that sort of overwhelming agreement won’t be seen during the debate itself this week.
Feb. 13, 2018
Adobe Mountain is home to the only Boy Scout troop in the country behind bars.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: The Dark Side Of The Olympics
Sports journalist Dave Zirin argues that the Olympic Games bring "debt, displacement, and the militarization of public space."
Feb. 13, 2018
An Arizona House committee backed a plan to send the 2016 voter-approved minimum wage hike and paid sick leave initiative back to the ballot.
Feb. 13, 2018
Deportation Of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has decided to postpone the deportation of an undocumented Mexican man whose son is fighting cancer.
Feb. 13, 2018
This year, Murphy Elementary district overspent more than $2 million.
Feb. 13, 2018
There is no difference in employment rates and salaries between first-generation college students and their peers, but those first-generation students face hurdles to graduation.
Feb. 13, 2018
Voting rights activists are expressing concerns over HB2397, which will be heard in committee Tuesday.
Feb. 13, 2018
Arizona’s earliest residents grew teparies for thousands of years, but in recent history, the beans were at risk of shriveling into obscurity.
Feb. 13, 2018
A new 50-state election security report from the Center for American Progress finds that most election systems remain vulnerable to hacking and other interference by foreign governments.
Feb. 13, 2018
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The Energy Roundtable and the Sonora Summit, or Cumbre Sonora, will be held this Wednesday and Thursday in Hermosillo. According to their organizers, Arizona representatives will travel to the summit as part of their continuing trade partnerships and to foster new alliances, and some new players could be added soon to the so-called "megaregion."
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona retailers want to extend the shelf life for storing Grade A eggs sold in Arizona. The battle is over $3 million worth of expired eggs thrown out each year.
Feb. 12, 2018
On Monday, the Arizona charter school board revoked the charter of Discovery Creemos Academy in Goodyear. That school closed suddenly last month after financial difficulties.
Feb. 12, 2018

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