Close to 100 community members gathered in Guadalupe on Wednesday evening for a meeting organized by the court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The meeting was particularly significant given a history of tension between the Sheriff’s office and the predominantly indigenous Latino town.
Republican challenger Andy Tobin sought to gain votes during a 1st congressional district debate last night against incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick by arguing if voters oppose President Obama, they should oust her.
Officials with the Department of the Interior will be in Window Rock, Ariz. on Friday to sign a $554 million settlement. The agreement will end a decades-old lawsuit the Navajo Nation filed against the United States for resource mismanagement.
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously this week to begin negotiation efforts with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They’d like to resolve three concerns they have with the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Mexican Wolf Recovery Proposal.
Attorneys General from Arizona and Utah have nominated a former politician to manage a $100-million trust in a polygamist community. The trust was developed by fundamentalist religious leader Warren Jeffs who’s in prison for sexually assaulting young girls.
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community recently wrapped up one of its last voter registration drives before the general election. It’s one of several efforts being held around the state to increase Native American voter participation.
We spoke with Rep. Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona’s ninth congressional district about fixing the VA health system, U.S. air strikes against ISIS and what grade she would give the Obama administration for its domestic and foreign policies.
Diane Brown, the executive director of PIRG in Arizona says a new study shows construction of the freeway assumes Americans will drive more in the future, but that vehicle miles driven were down 11 percent between 2005 and 2012.