Government

Share your perspective on protesting: Un-American or a patriotic duty?

America has always been a country of protests. From the Boston Tea Party to this year’s Women’s March, Americans have a tradition of taking to the streets to voice their grievances. Sometimes protests involve strict, intentional adherence to the rules, and some involve civil disobedience, willfully breaking laws to make a point about a larger.

Older women increasingly choose work over retirement

PHOENIX – Older women are increasingly staying in the workforce, with a 35 percent increase in the number of Arizona women ages 65 and older working past retirement age, according to the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Tucson voting system will stand, after Supreme Court rejects appeal

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to Tucson’s hybrid system of elections for city council members, ending a two-year court battle by critics who said it unconstitutionally violates the one-person, one-vote principle.

Tempe startup designs fashion hub to nurture AZ designers

TEMPE – A chrome mannequin greets visitors entering a plain, red-brick building. The click of a sewing machine echoes in the warehouse as one worker hunches over a strip of cloth. Workers glide a steam iron over fabric.

Advocates: Relatively small fund cuts have big impact on Arizona arts

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s call to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities in next year’s budget would mean the loss of just over $1.5 million in federal funds for Arizona.

Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

PHOENIX – More than half a million Arizonans rely on the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, for their health insurance. But as the debate for replacing the law rages on in Washington, some of these Arizonans are left feeling uncertain about the future of their care.