For the past few years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has faced heavy criticism from some for its policies and treatment of migrants. Some progressive politicians and activists have even called for abolishing the agency. And concerns have heightened because of how transgender detainees are being treated.
Gov. Doug Ducey wants about $8 million in this year’s budget to expand or facilitate substance addiction services, particularly for people who end up behind bars. And during his State of the State address, he emphasized the need to expand Second Chance programs in prison.
The 2018 case of a Phoenix marijuana grow facility is just one example of the struggles Arizona has encountered while trying to regulate medical marijuana under the voter-approved Medical Marijuana Act of 2010.
Is autofill fundamentally changing the way we communicate with one another? The Show sat down with Ed Finn. He’s the founding director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University.
Democratic state lawmakers have released their budget proposal — "the people’s budget," as House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez is calling it. Democrats are hopeful they’ll still get a seat at the table to settle the final budget, but is that realistic?
Across the globe, the spread of coronavirus shows no signs of slowing down. On Monday, the Associated Press reported that more than 40,000 people have been infected globally. The death toll is also on the rise, with more than 900 reported dead so far. The majority of those cases in China, where everyday life is at a standstill.
Construction has been a key component of Arizona’s economy. And, a key component of construction is concrete. Barzin Mobasher says worldwide, ten billion tons of concrete are used each year, and much of that needs rebar to help reinforce it. But, fibers are increasingly becoming more of an option, and they could be beneficial in boosting concrete’s tension.
Amy Silverman's latest Phoenix Magazine column tells the story of a young man with mental illness who’s been in the custody of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections on and off over the past few years.
Stefano Bloch grew up in Los Angeles as a graffiti writer, facing a difficult home life with an out-of-the-picture father and a heroin-addicted mother in a gang-ridden area. Bloch is now a professor of cultural geography at the University of Arizona and author of "Going All City: Struggle and Survival in L.A.’s Graffiti Subculture."
A federal judge on Monday overturned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s approval of a controversial open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona, citing that mining is damaging the habitat of jaguars and other endangered species.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s budget proposal designates quite a bit of new spending for education — about $600 million in new funding to be exact. A small slice of that would go to a program that focuses on educating school leaders instead of students.
Arizona lawmakers are trying again to raise the amount they receive for daily expenses, this time with a proposal that will only boost pay for lawmakers who live outside Maricopa County. The proposal approved on a 6-1 vote Monday by the Senate Government Committee would increase daily expense pay for those lawmakers from $60 a day to the federal rate of nearly $190 per day.
San Pedro de la Cueva is about as remote a corner of vast, sparsely populated Sonora as there is. Nevertheless, Arizona and other U.S. bass anglers have been heading there for decades to enjoy the spectacular scenery, laid back way of life and — of course — top-notch fishing. In the latest installment of our Untold Arizona series, KJZZ goes to the waters of the El Novillo reservoir. → Hear More Untold Arizona Stories
The crew of a conservationist ship that patrols Mexico’s Sea of Cortez to protect an endangered porpoise came under fire by suspected poachers over the weekend in a “critical zone” where there have been several sightings of the nearly extinct vaquita marina porpoise.
The Phoenix airport would be barred from adding fees to ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft under a proposal introduced in the Arizona Legislature. The move by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers led by Republican Rep. Travis Grantham is designed to prevent new fees Phoenix wants to impose even if the state Supreme Court rules that they are legal.
A herpes-like virus is threatening young elephants across the United States. Although no elephants in Arizona currently have the virus, one Arizona zoo is partnering with a network of other zoos to research and find a cure.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.