In the wake of Arizona’s botched presidential preference election last month, national Democratic Party groups and some Democratic candidates filed a federal lawsuit Friday to get federal court oversight over future elections in Arizona and block certain state voting policies.
A Diné College official asked a Senate committee Wednesday to fund “vitally needed” construction at the school – money that Congress has approved three times already since 1971 but has never allocated.
Nearly a dozen west Texas cities, counties, hospitals and school districts are facing the possibility of a bond credit downgrade. That's because these local institutions rely on energy-related tax revenue, which has fallen precipitously. And the possibility of a bond downgrade is a threat facing other oil and gas states as well.