By Miranda Cyr | Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
PHOENIX – With the rejection of Proposition 105, the expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix will begin in November. A group of businesses is organizing to demand that Phoenix officials support them with subsidies in anticipation of business losses during years of construction.
By Barbara Smith | Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019
PHOENIX – Congressional candidates and members of the Arizona Legislature spoke at a town hall about gun reform organized by 17-year-old Genesis Rivas, director of special projects for March for Our Lives Arizona.
By Justine Coleman and Isaac Windes | Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
OSO, Wash. – Communities devastated by smaller disasters receive a fraction of the national attention and the funding.
By Jorge Valencia | Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019
TEOTIHUACAN – Scientists sifting through the ruins of Teotihuacán say there appears to have been little wealth disparity in one of the largest cities in the ancient world. “You can have a complex urban society without a high level of inequality,” one ASU researcher says.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – Organizations offering drug users clean needles and educational materials have been linked to decreases in bloodborne diseases, but they’re forced to operate in a legal gray area in Arizona.
By Julian Paras | Monday, July 29, 2019
WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates are vowing to continue to fight the use of Defense Department funds for construction of a border wall, after the Supreme Court late Friday lifted lower courts' injunction on the funds transfer.
By Miranda Faulkner | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - The House on a mostly party line vote condemned President Donald Trump's "racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred" in response to the president's tweets that progressive congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they originally came from.
By Miranda Faulkner | Friday, July 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Immigration rhetoric heated up on Capitol Hill, with.deportation sweeps expected to start in major cities this weekend and footage of migrant families held in what critics call "deplorable" conditions at the border sparking outrage from both sides of the aisle.
By Abbagail Leon | Thursday, July 11, 2019
PHOENIX – Cyberbullies targeted Grace Martinez, tormenting her on social media. Now she uses her voice to stand up against bullies while ASU researchers develop an Instagram app for parents, teens.
By Miranda Faulkner | Wednesday, July 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump vowed that his administration is "absolutely moving forward" with a push to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, just hours after the Census Bureau said it would not do so, a reversal advocates dismissed as a "scare tactic" by the president.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 2, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – A group including Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, recently visited immigration detention facilities in Texas. Stanton said the facilities don’t meet American values.
By Miranda Faulkner | Thursday, June 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court handed a temporary victory to opponents of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, saying the government will have to go back and make a better case in court if it wants to include the question that critics say will suppress minority participation.