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Arizona Lawmakers Weigh In On Gun Laws
As lawmakers, activists and students push for change in gun laws in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Florida, Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing in.
Feb. 20, 2018
CPLC Gets Award For Low-Income Investment
The federal government has awarded $30 million in tax credits to the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa. The goal is to sell the credits to for-profit companies, and then that money will go to businesses in low-income areas of the Southwest.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phoenix Councilwoman Will
Support for a ‘stupid hiker’ law in Phoenix appears to be dead.
Feb. 19, 2018
Why Inexpensive Clothes Can Have High Environmental Costs
It’s gotten easier and cheaper to buy clothes over the past several years, as "fast fashion" has become more prevalent.
Feb. 19, 2018
 Flu Season Hits Arizona Hard; Law On Paid Sick Leave Faces Challenges
This flu season has hit Arizona hard. The latest numbers from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health show there have been more than 11,000 cases of the flu confirmed here since the season began in October.
Feb. 19, 2018
Boas Compares President Trump To
President Donald Trump has been compared to a lot of people over the past year or so - some have been complimentary, many others have not.
Feb. 19, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: President Trump To Welcome Australian Prime Minister To White House
President Donald Trump welcomes Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House this week and a court in Germany is expected to deliver a significant ruling that could impact transportation in that country.
Feb. 19, 2018
How Universal Is Internet Censorship In Southeast Asia?
Almost every Southeast Asian nation is seeing an increase in censorship. Access to a number of websites has been blocked, signaling an overall shift away from internet freedom.
Feb. 19, 2018
 Investigation Looks At What Arizona Rescue Teams Do During Natural Disasters
Last summer as natural disaster after natural disaster hit, 80 of the Phoenix Fire Department’s most skilled rescuers crisscrossed the country ready to help.
Feb. 19, 2018
Arizona Republican, Democratic Parties Gearing Up For Midterms
The 2018 midterm elections are still about nine months away, but the state parties in Arizona, and elsewhere, are already in gear in advance of those contests.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phoenix-Area Schools Have Been Working To Increase Security
Survivors of last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are expected to travel to Tallahassee this week to talk to Florida state lawmakers about school safety and gun control.
Feb. 19, 2018
On The Ledge: Arizona Lawmakers Facing Lengthy Agendas This Week
It’s expected to be a busy week of debate and voting in the Arizona state Legislature this week, as each chamber works to move its bills to the other.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phoenix Needs More Money To Meet Certain Fire, Police Staffing Levels
If Phoenix wants its fire department to be staffed at a higher level it would likely mean higher taxes.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Oklahoma Takes Opioid Makers To Court
Oklahoma is one of a number of states that have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. But it’s the only state to see its suit move ahead, with a trial date set for 2019.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: ICE Arrests Are Up, But Deportations Are Down
Arrests made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) went up by 30 percent in 2017, but deportations decreased by 6 percent.
Feb. 19, 2018
Court Says A Commissioner See APS Books, Can
Court rules a corporation commissioner can request to see who on the panel is receiving money from utility giant APS, but the company can't be forced to disclose those donations without at least three of the five commissioners supporting the subpoena.
Feb. 19, 2018
 Park Service Wants To Make Desert View Watchtower A Cultural Heritage Site
The National Park Service wants to change an iconic destination at the Grand Canyon to honor Native American heritage.
Feb. 19, 2018
Innovation Bonds Grow Between Phoenix And Mexico
About 10,000 people are expected at Phoenix Startup Week, an event full of conferences, networking and workshops for entrepreneurs. Five of the visiting startups are from Mexico
Feb. 19, 2018
Study Traces Citrus Family Tree To Foot Of The Himalayas
Citrus is one of Arizona’s celebrated “Five Cs,” but where did all of those oranges, grapefruits and limes come from? A new study helps clear up the chaotic backstory.
Feb. 19, 2018
Activists March For Clean DREAM Act, Support Local DREAMers
Local activists gathered at Arizona State University on Sunday calling for a clean DREAM Act.
Feb. 19, 2018

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