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Jobless benefits expand next month, but is it too little, too late?

By: - April 29, 2020

Arizona unemployment benefits will expand next month to cover workers who are not now eligible, to last longer than before and to pay more in weekly benefits to some jobless workers.

Leaders say border wall blasting typical of feds’ neglect of tribes

By: - February 11, 2020

Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris said the “controlled blasting” for a border wall that will ultimately cut through his reservation is just the latest example of the federal government ignoring its duty to consult with tribes.

Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

By: and - February 4, 2020

WASHINGTON – For Michael Waldman, a speechwriter for former President Bill Clinton, the guests at the State of the Union address are “often as interesting as what’s on stage.” “You can tell lot of the message from the stagecraft,” said Waldman, now the president of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School […]