WASHINGTON – A June 10 Cronkite News report on an Occupational Safety and Health Administration app that helps protect people from heat-related illnesses misspelled the name of a source quoted in the story. The source, the safety director for Phoenix-based construction company Kitchell, is Josh Welp. The story here has been updated to reflect the correct infornation.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday upheld a lower court ruling that said Arizona's system for educating English-language learners does not violate the federal Equal Educational Opportunities Act.
WASHINGTON - Granting deportation deferral to an estimated 137,000 Arizona residents would add hundreds of jobs annually and billions of dollars over a decade to the state economy, according to a new state-by-state analysis.
WASHINGTON - Nogales officials hope that a meeting Tuesday between local banks and regulators from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. can help reverse a string of bank closings that have hamstrung businesses along the border.
WASHINGTON - The leader of Arizona's National Guard joined other state officials who told a House subcommittee Wednesday that the Guard is integral to natural disaster response and recovery, and deserves continued support from the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said Tuesday they will be "ready when fire strikes," but raised concerns over funding for the upcoming wildfire season and the growing threat of catastrophic wildfires in the drought-stricken West.