Facing a rising prison population, Kansas has transferred 120 inmates inmates to a private prison in southern Arizona. The Kansas Department of Corrections said private prison operator Core Civic recently flew the medium- and maximum-custody inmates to its Saguaro facility in Eloy.
In fiscal year 2018 alone, more than 750,000 foreign born citizens were naturalized, earning the full legal rights afforded to natural born citizens. As that trend continues, those numbers could spell trouble for President Trump.
Low-level crimes can be more than an inconvenience for both the system and the person in trouble. If that person is living on the streets or experiencing extreme poverty, a minor infraction can mean a quick descent into the criminal justice system that is hard to recover from.
Listen to Brian Crowe overseeing the production of wheelchair accessible vans at the VMI factory in Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
And now it's time for the next edition of Sonoran Arcana, our monthly dive into the margins of Arizona food. The Arizona wine industry has grown exponentially in the last decade or so, and there are several regions of the state where you can’t turn a corner without running into a vineyard.
A new project led by ASU is looking to increase the use, and the kinds of uses, of solar power. ASU is working with MIT and schools in Ireland on the multi-year project, which focuses on manufacturing, materials and other aspects of photovoltaic devices.
The Arizona Department of Education says it doesn’t have enough money to administer the Empowerment Scholarship Account program — and many lawmakers appear to agree. That, however, doesn’t necessarily mean the agency will get extra cash next year.
The 2020 Census starts January, launching a massive effort to count the country’s population that determines federal funding levels and states’ seats in Congress. But to do that accurately, census officials will have to employ about half a million temporary workers nationwide. The U.S. Census Bureau officially launched its Phoenix office Tuesday to prepare.
The arts community in the Valley has undergone dramatic change in recent years. A program making its debut Thursday night on Arizona PBS Channel 8 aims to introduce its viewers to relatively unknown artists from unseen art communities.
On Wednesday, dozens of Republican members of Congress stormed the closed-door proceedings of the House impeachment inquiry at the U.S. Capitol. The standoff caused what some witnesses said was a five-hour delay before Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper could bring her testimony behind closed doors.
There’s exactly one week until Halloween and, in a couple months, it’ll be Christmas time — but you might not even need to wait that long. On Thursday morning, Santa delivered an 80-foot tall Christmas tree to the Outlets at Anthem.
On Saturday, the Mesa Historical Museum is reviving its Mesa Cemetery Tour. The exclusive tour will wind around the cemetery’s more famous residents like Mesa settler, Daniel Webster Jones and Ernesto Miranda, whose legal case led to the establishment of the so-called “Miranda Rights.”
Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said she needs more funding to carry out Arizona’s school voucher program. Parents have complained about slow responses, and missed deadlines to enroll their children.
The State Court of Appeals voided a law first enacted in 2006 limiting the amount victims may collect in restitution at $10,000. Last year, state lawmakers increased that amount to $100,000, but the court unanimously ruled that the cap, no matter how high, is unconstitutional.
Since Democratic Rep. Jennifer Longdon was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives last year, she’s made plenty of news. Along the way, she’s also created more awareness about people with disabilities. But how did she get to where she is today? Well, her journey started more than 14 years ago. → VIDEO: Rep. Jennifer Longdon Shares 4 Tips On How To Be A Good Advocate
The new 22-mile South Mountain part of Loop 202 will be named after a longtime Arizona congressman. The new name will be Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway after the longtime representative who died in 2018.