As the state and nation is preparing for more cases of COVID-19, also commonly referred to as the coronavirus, the state’s public health director has advice for all Arizonans on how to be prepared to stop the spread of the virus in Arizona.
Former Corporation Commissioner Tom Forese spent four years in the regulatory body’s building on Jefferson Street. A little more than a year out of office, he’s returning to his old digs – this time as a lobbyist.
As a mother of a child lost to senseless gun violence, Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel’s recent decision not to charge a Tempe police officer in the death of a teenager hits hard.
A Mesa Republican cited an unfounded conspiracy theory that “sexual predators” are stealing children from the Arizona Department of Child Safety as a reason for his opposition to a proposal that would mandate schools post information on child abuse and neglect.
A bill that could have made it harder for children to enroll in school was gutted in the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate Feb. 25.
Families, faith leaders and LGBTQ advocates say a bill to ban transgender children and youth from participating in their preferred sports teams is dehumanizing, discriminatory and harmful to Arizona children.
There is currently a push underway at our state legislature to take away the public’s ability to elect our utility regulators, and instead have all seats appointed by the governor, or potentially other legislators. This would be a slap in the face to both democracy and the public, who our commissioners are accountable to.
The chairman of the Tohono O’Odham Nation of Arizona, a tribe whose ancestral homeland spans the U.S.-Mexican border, choked back tears Wednesday as he told members of Congress about the lasting damage that the federal government has caused to the tribe’s sacred sites during construction of a border wall in Arizona.
Arizona’s senators are expected to vote soon on whether to torpedo a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded student loan borrowers.
An Arizona man was among four members of the Neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen arrested Feb. 24 by the FBI for allegedly gluing a threatening poster to a Jewish journalist’s window earlier this year.