The binational migrant aid and advocacy organization Kino Border Initiative inaugurated a new migrant shelter and aid center in Nogales, Sonora, on Tuesday. The new space will allow the group to provide additional services to migrants at the border.
On Wednesday, Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema appeared before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. Sinema talked about a plan by the state’s Medicaid provider to develop a long term care workforce.
As election season ramps up, concerns have grown over how much our viewpoints are being influenced by conspiracy theories. Have Russian bots taken over our social media feeds? Are we getting accurate information from the White House?
The office of the FAA Inspector General has issued a scathing report finding the Federal Aviation Administration failed in implementing a new safety compliance program with Southwest Airlines. The report says the airline risked the lives of 17.2 million passengers by operating dozens of aircraft that hadn’t properly gone through safety protocols.
Today, we meet former industrial engineer turned craft brewer Megan Greenwood. Greenwood started as a home brewer but soon put her engineering and marketing skills to use by building a manufacturing facility and tap room. The Greenwood Brewery, on Roosevelt Row, will open this spring.
The head football coach of the University of Colorado just bolted for a new job at Michigan State in the Big Ten. The Spartans job will pay Mel Tucker more than twice the $2.7 million he made in his one losing season at Colorado.
Arizona has for a long time been known as a transplant state. Everyone’s from somewhere else. And that’s what we tackle in our next Points of View roundtable. How have our demographics changed over time — and what does it mean for our state’s identity?
The Americorps volunteer program began in 1993 — at least in part as a way to encourage more young people to go into public service. It remains in existence today, with a number of offshoots. One of those is called “Legacy Corps,” currently run by ASU and operating at 16 locations in nine states.
In his State of the State address last month, Gov. Doug Ducey announced $10 million for rural broadband development grants. So how much of a difference would this new money make? To find out, KJZZ's Mark Brodie spoke with Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA, the Rural Broadband Association.