Attorneys General from Arizona and Utah have nominated a former politician to manage a $100-million trust in a polygamist community. The trust was developed by fundamentalist religious leader Warren Jeffs who’s in prison for sexually assaulting young girls.
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community recently wrapped up one of its last voter registration drives before the general election. It’s one of several efforts being held around the state to increase Native American voter participation.
We spoke with Rep. Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona’s ninth congressional district about fixing the VA health system, U.S. air strikes against ISIS and what grade she would give the Obama administration for its domestic and foreign policies.
Diane Brown, the executive director of PIRG in Arizona says a new study shows construction of the freeway assumes Americans will drive more in the future, but that vehicle miles driven were down 11 percent between 2005 and 2012.
A national advocacy group wants the parent company of Fry’s Marketplace to prohibit customers from bringing guns into the Arizona supermarkets. The same group has already persuaded a few other major retailers to ban guns inside their businesses.
The federal government announced this week it will open a new immigrant detention facility in south Texas this November. The center will be the fourth in the nation that houses adults with children who crossed the border illegally.