The Scottsdale Unified School District has been embroiled in conflict this year. On Tuesday night, the governing board voted to stop construction on two voter-approved projects and put a new administrator temporarily in charge of the district.
The field is now set for April’s special general election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, in the race to replace Trent Franks. Former State Senator Debbie Lesko won the Republican primary, while ER doctor Hiral Tipirneni won the Democratic primary. We hear from both, joining us on The Show.
A newly released audit blasted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for altering a deal with the city of Eloy to get a detention facility in Texas, but the agency denied improperly changing the agreement which now pays Eloy to act as a so-called middleman.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would extend protections for immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“A key takeaway, in my opinion, is that we had a room full of white parents and community taking (sic) about identity, stereotypes, and race,” facilitator Matthew Whitaker said. “This is extremely important and rare.”