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Rep. Stanton Talks With Affected Federal Workers
U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton held a round table discussion in Phoenix Monday to listen to the concerns of federal workers and nonprofit leaders affected by the partial government shutdown.
Jan. 22, 2019
Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma
Nearly 400 migrants tunneled under the border fence and turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents near Yuma last week.
Jan. 22, 2019
Governors Budget Includes Cold Inspection Facility
Gov. Doug Ducey included funding for a new cold inspection facility at the Nogales commercial port of entry in his state budget plan. That could extend the state’s produce import season.
Jan. 22, 2019
Sen. McSally Addresses Government Shutdown
“I think as quickly as possible we need to sit at the table, we need to find that common ground," McSally said at the Phoenix MLK Day festival. "And I really do believe that common ground for most Arizonans and most Americans includes border security and something for the DACA population.”
Jan. 21, 2019
Phoenix Celebrates MLK Day
The event began with a march through downtown to commemorate a historic march decades earlier, when the state was still refusing to recognize the holiday.
Jan. 21, 2019
Budget Would Fund I-17 Expansion With Vehicle Fee
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget includes $130 million, dispersed over three years, to expand Interstate 17. The interstate carries almost 40,000 cars a day between northern Arizona and the Valley, but a single accident can add hours to the commute.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Tribes Fight Work Requirement For Medicaid
AZ Tribes pave the way for all federally recognized Native Americans to receive Medicaid services without proof of work or volunteer requirements.
Jan. 21, 2019
AG Warns Consumers After Massive Data Breech
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to review and update their online accounts after hackers exposed millions of email addresses and passwords. Brnovich issued the warning after global security research discovered nearly 773 million emails and more than 21 million passwords were exposed in an online database known as "Collection #1."
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ High Court Expects To Rule On Religious Rights
Tuesday morning, Arizona’s high court is expected to decide just how far a business owner can go in refusing to serve customers based on their sexual orientation.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Duceys Proposed Budget Brings Change To Education
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion spending plan for the coming year.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Slow To Adopt Alternative Fuel Despite Climate Change
On Friday, electric car maker Tesla announced massive layoffs across all of its operations. The reason: sales have under-performed as consumers complain about the cost of their electric cars.
Jan. 21, 2019
5K Participants Run Course With Heavy Loads For Charity
Dozens of participants wore backpacks filled with food for St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.
Jan. 21, 2019
Thousands Flock To Capitol For 3rd Annual Womens March
Arizona marchers inspired by successes of 2018 election, hope for Equal Rights Amendment ratification.
Jan. 21, 2019
State Of The Re:Union: Re:Defining Black History
During a month selected to celebrate “history,” we certainly are treated to a lot of the same familiar stories: the battles won for Civil Rights, the glory of Martin Luther King Jr.’s words, the hardships endured by slaves. And as important as those narratives are for us to collectively remember, many others get lost in trumpeting the same heroic tales. State of the Re:Union zeroes in some of those alternate narratives.
Jan. 21, 2019
Bill Proposes Video Monitoring on Adult Care Patients
After a woman in a vegetative state was raped at Hacienda Healthcare and gave birth, a state lawmaker is proposing a new law to require video monitoring of patients in adult care facilities.
Jan. 21, 2019
Arizona Chief Justice Weighing Whether To Leave Bench
Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales is thinking about leaving the bench, a move that would give Republican Gov. Doug Ducey his fifth appointment to the seven-member high court.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Ducey Asks Legislature To Fund KidsCare Program
Gov. Doug Ducey wants the state to start picking up some of the costs of providing health care for more than 32,000 children of the working poor.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Political Analyst: Trump Border Proposal Non-Starter
President Trump on Saturday proposed to restart the government by offering an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in exchange for $5.7 billion in border wall funding.
Jan. 21, 2019
APM Reports: King
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Half a century later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.
Jan. 21, 2019
How Retailers Win Shoppers Who Expect Free Shipping
A new study says more online shoppers expect free shipping- and they’re often getting it different ways.
Jan. 21, 2019

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