Researchers are suggesting a new way to measure poverty, saying access to billions of dollars in public aid are affected by a federal standard that has not been updated since the late 1960s.
As COVID-19 battered small businesses across the country, some Asian-owned businesses found the best relief came from their communities, not Congress.
PHOENIX – In June, attorney Daniel Riley started pro bono name changes for trans and nonbinary people. “It gives them the power to decide who, when and where they're going to share their story,” he said.
PHOENIX – Ducey has argued that the power to make the decision to allow abortion should be made at the state level, not the federal government. If Roe v. Wade were overturned, access to legal and safe abortions could be banned almost immediatiely.
WASHINGTON - The federal government's COVID-19 moratorium on renter evictions ends Saturday, leaving thousands of Arizona renters vulnerable while state and local officials have distributed just a fraction of the funding aimed at keeping people in their homes.
WASHINGTON - A federal judge's ruling that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful should have no practical impact on more than 600,000 covered immigrants for now - but it is sure to have an emotional impact, advocates say.
WASHINGTON - The number of migrant deaths recorded in the Arizona desert so far this year is on pace to break the record set just last year, as migrants attempt the crossing in the face of a record-breaking heat wave.
WASHINGTON - The state's plan to execute two death-row inmates as early as this fall were derailed Monday when the Arizona Supreme Court ordered the state to first determine the viability of its execution drugs before pressing ahead.
PHOENIX – Pregnancy-related deaths have been rising in the U.S., especially among Black and Indigenous women. In Arizona, a new effort aims to address that by providing hospitals with standards of care to help spot complications before it’s too late.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court Thursday rejected claims that Arizona's ballot-harvesting and out-of-precinct election rules discriminate against minority voters, a ruling that one critic said "takes a sledgehammer" to equal voting protections.
WASHINGTON - Both sides in the election law debate agree on at least one thing: The Supreme Court's expected ruling Thursday in an Arizona election law case will be felt well beyond the state's borders.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday ordered a new hearing for an Arizona death-row inmate, saying his attorney did not fully investigate the history of abuse and mental health issues that could have been used in his defense for two Bullhead City murders.