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Robocalls hit 3 million a day in Arizona, but help may be on the way
By: Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News Service - May 1, 2019
On a typical day in Arizona this year, more than 3 million robocalls were made to phone numbers in the state, an increase of more than 1.4 million a day from just a year earlier.
Supreme Court upholds law denying bail to some undocumented immigrants
By: Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News Service - March 19, 2019
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime, while authorities determine their deportation status.
Arizona tribes push less government, more sovereignty to conservatives
By: Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News Service - March 4, 2019
CPAC had never heard a conservative argument from one group of speakers who showed up Thursday to the annual gathering: Native Americans who called for less government oversight on reservations and greater tribal sovereignty.
Tribal leaders testify on climate change’s outsized effect on Indian Country
By: Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News Service - February 13, 2019
Clayton Honyumptewa says the Powamuya ceremony will be observed this weekend as usual on parts of the Hopi reservation, but the planting that traditionally follows the ceremony might not come until May.
DPS director says wall needed for border ‘crisis’
By: Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News Service - January 14, 2019
WASHINGTON – Arizona Department of Public Safety Director Frank Milstead said there is an “ongoing crisis” at the border affecting all states, not just Arizona, and he called on Washington to fund a border wall to help stop it. “I think there’s misconceptions about what the wall is,” Milstead said in Washington Friday. “It’s not […]