Government

Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

WASHINGTON - As Arizona prepare s to send 150 National Guardsmen to the border as part of President Donald Trump's plan to support border agencies, government audits of Guard deployments by previous administrations said were inefficient despite some success in slowing border crime.

April 6, 2018 Newscast

Go behind the scenes in "Full Circle," a special edition of Cronkite News

McCain, Udall honored for their legacy of supporting Grand Canyon

Sen. John McCain was one of two people honored Wednesday with the dedication of a plaque at Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim. The National Park Service and the Grand Canyon Association unveiled the tribute for Sen. McCain and the late Representative Morris Udall near Mather Point.

School resource officers called a key safety tool, but critics fear discrimination

After the Parkland shooting, school resource officers have come under the public spotlight. Arizona has more than 100 officers at schools from Paradise Valley to Tolleson and Gov. Doug Ducey has pushed for more funding for officers on school campuses, while activists question the role of police at schools.

What are your thoughts on #RedforEd?

Arizona teachers, among the lowest paid in the nation, are demanding a 20 percent pay raise and more resources for the classroom. Cronkite News wants to know, what do you think about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response?

Trump declares DACA deal dead, blames Democrats for its failure

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared "DACA is dead" in a series of weekend tweets, blaming Democrats for failing to find a replacement for the deferred deportation program that he said last fall he would revoke.