For many people who are homeless or who have behavioral health issues, the right medical care is too far out of reach. Often folks turn to emergency services for basic healthcare—which can be both expensive and ineffective. Santa Fe is just one of a dozen cities across the U.S. to try out a new program that brings meaningful help to people who frequently call 911.
The laws in question were passed by the Arizona Legislature in 2007 and 2008 and criminalize using a fake identity to seek work. They have been used by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to arrest unauthorized immigrants in worksite raids.
When discussing water issues, words like conservation and drought often come to mind. But at the recent White House Water Summit, an ASU professor announced a new initiative to turn water conversations from scarcity to abundance.