Newly confirmed Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson has spent the last two days traveling in the Border Patrol’s busiest regions, South Texas and Southern Arizona. This was the secretary’s first trip to the border.
The water supply for metro Phoenix relies almost entirely on snowfall from the White Mountains in eastern Arizona, but with another warm winter, the third dry winter in a row, The Salt River Project expects only a third of normal runoff this year.
Arizona State University officials have suspended the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity after an off-campus fraternity party that featured racial stereotypes and offensive costumes. The frat party was described as a celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
SAN ANTONIO — Missing from the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that passed Congress on Wednesday was payment to UNESCO for dues that could have paved the way for San Antonio’s historic missions to gain World Heritage Status. But that doesn’t automatically mean the Missions will be passed over.
There is serious talk happening about connecting San Antonio with a high-speed rail. But the bullet train isn’t heading to Austin or Houston — the drive is to connect San Antonio with Monterrey, Mexico.