Long before there were medical schools and residency programs, there were traditional ways of healing people in Native communities across the country through ceremonies and herbs. Patrisia Gonzales teaches these practices — and the cultural underpinnings of them — at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
The number of residents who attend Mesa’s quarterly hazardous waste drop-offs has been on the upswing for the last three years. Mesa officials are working to establish a permanent hazardous-waste facility that would accept materials such as batteries, electronics, chemicals and appliances.
Asian-Americans make up almost 4 percent of the population in Arizona. One group in Phoenix that does advocacy and civic engagement work on behalf of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders is the OCA of Greater Phoenix.
Voter-approved Proposition 206 has led to a lawsuit, and concerns about how the state’s new higher minimum wage would impact Arizona — and its budget. But a new analysis from the Grand Canyon Institute suggests concerns about effects on the general fund may be overblown.
The Arizona Court of Appeals heard arguments today about whether the state’s Medicaid expansion was approved legally or not. To talk about this is Mary Jo Pitzl, who covers state government for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Tension throbbed inside a packed conference room where local undocumented immigrants sat across the table from Mexican lawmakers. The immigrants were supposed to share their experiences. But at least one person felt like Mexican diplomats weren’t paying attention.
A developer claims a tourist attraction on the Navajo side of the Grand Canyon would create 3,000 jobs. But four tribes consider the location holy ground. It's called the confluence - the place where the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers meet.
A state Appeals Court will hear oral argument this morning in a long-running challenge to Arizona’s Medicaid expansion. It’s been four years since former-Gov. Jan Brewer pushed the plan through the state Legislature and was then sued by Republican lawmakers.
Detroit is known for cars, and Phoenix could be known for sensors. Tomorrow, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council will unveil the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan. It’s part of an initiative through the Brookings Institution to help regions create strategies to support sustainable economic growth.