Of Arizona’s 7 million residents, 2.4 million live in areas that are designated as dental health professional shortage areas, where there are one — or fewer — dentists per 5,000 people. Forty percent of our preschoolers have untreated tooth decay. But it’s a problem that can be solved, according to a new report from the Goldwater Institute.
Over the last several years, law enforcement has seen a massive increase in the number of sex trafficking cases involving minors in the U.S. The victims are young, about 15 years old, on average, and often they’re runaways. But just who is doing this trafficking?
“We’ve seen a big shift in the last six years of a growing number of trafficking cases, we don’t see any end in sight,” said report author Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, director of the office of sex trafficking intervention research at ASU.
Johnny Cash, the man in black, may be one of the most recognizable figures in American pop culture. The father of outlaw country music has been memorialized in Nashville and Hollywood, and, now, the Arizona Theater Company is paying tribute to Cash.
Vaccines are vital to public — and individual — health. Plus, an abundance of scientific evidence shows vaccines are safe. Yet many families choose not to follow the recommended childhood vaccination schedule.
In the United States, more than 44 million borrowers owe $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve. In 2016, the average graduate held a little more than $37,000 in student debt, a 6 percent increase from 2015.
Sixty-one percent — that’s how much President Trump says illegal immigration has declined since Inauguration Day. But the factors that influence someone to cross the border are complicated. An article on the Washington Post’s Fact Checker blog today explores this and other numbers.
Attorney Deedra Abboud announced on Monday that she’s going for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination and the opportunity to go against Sen. Jeff Flake. And former Superintendent of Public Instruction nominee David Garcia, who fell to Diane Douglas in 2014, wants a chance to take on Gov. Doug Ducey.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the U.S.-Mexico border as "ground zero," pitting ranchers and other U.S. citizens against cartels and violent gangs and said immigration enforcement policies of past administrations have come to an end.