By Luis Torres | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1032 would throw out a vote if the envelope containing the ballot wasn’t signed as required as well as prohibit election officials from signing the envelope on the voter’s behalf.
By Luis Torres and Jamie Landers | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
PHOENIX – Phoenix and other cities protect residents and visitors based on race, disability and ”gender identity or expression,” but several lawmakers and community leaders say it’s time for a statewide law. SB 1321 would ban discrimination in housing, jobs and other areas based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
By Lindsay Walker | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
WASHINGTON - Reported hate crimes in Arizona fell to the lowest rate in five years in 2018, a drop that outpaced a slight drop nationally, according to the latest FBI data, but advocates cautioned against celebrating too soon, noting that not all hate crimes are reported.
By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one quarter of Arizona's border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction, a review of government documents shows.
By Emily Dean | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
TUCSON – The tech industry continues to grow nationwide, but its workforce still is nearly 70% white. Less than 7% of workers are Hispanic.
By Kyley Warren | Monday, Dec. 16, 2019
WINDOW ROCK – Death due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth should be preventable with the right intervention and care. Recent investigations have put a national spotlight on the issue, but Native Americans are often left out of the conversation. Now, they’re changing that narrative.
By Barbara Smith | Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
PHOENIX - Education activist Luis Avila, after working in education reform for more than 20 years, launched Arizona Latinos in Education on Monday, creating the ALL In initiative to help Latinx students have a fair shot at school.
By Grayson Schmidt | Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Between the cuts, fresh starts and family tragedies, Rashad Ross has plenty of motivation as he heads into the inaugural XFL season with the LA Wildcats.
By Miranda Cyr | Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
NOGALES, Ariz. - Business owners in Nogales worry that long wait times at the border are driving down the number of pedestrians who cross to shop in Arizona, a drop that state officials worry could be felt throughout Arizona's economy if crossing times don't improve.
By Grayson Schmidt | Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With valley fever being rare outside of California and Arizona, California places legislation to warn at- risk workers.
By Kendal Blust | Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
ĺMURIS, Sonora – Researchers with the Wildlands Network are looking for ways to assist animals trying to cross Highway 2, which bisects a crucial wildlife corridor in northern Sonora, Mexico.
By Kendal Blust | Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
BAVIÁCORA, MEXICO – Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of copper sulfate acid solution carrying heavy metals into the Bacanuchi and Sonora rivers in 2014. To this day, residents claim life has not been the same since.