WASHINGTON - Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson called on Congress to help Native Americans, that have been gains in tribal education, but American Indians still trail in test scores and graduation rates, a delay experts blame on a continuing lack of resources and funding.
17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting
Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.
WASHINGTON - Thousands of shoes lined the lawn in front of the Capitol to represent all the children killed by firearms in the past six years, a diaplay meant to prod lawmakers to action on gun legislation and to bring attention to a planned student walkout against gun violence.
Today the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of University of California. This was President Donald J. Trump administration's request to bypass the liberal-leaning federal appeals court to end the DACA program on March 5.
WASHINGTON - Some Arizona Democrats were labeling the Trump administration's proposed $4.4 trillion fiscal 2019 budget "disastrous" and a "slap in the face to Americans." But one Republican said it's a "good start," but Congress has to make tough choices.
WASHINGTON - The federal tax overhaul passed last year is "completely unacceptable" to Native Americans, one more example of what happens when tribes are not included in federal decision-making, said a national tribal leader.
WASHNGTON - The White House promised that President Donald Trump's first official State of the Union address to Congress and the nation would be a unifying message, but Arizona lawmakers found little to agree after the 80-minute speech Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – Arizona was third-worst in the country for highway safety in 2017, based on its relative lack of driving-safety laws, a new report says. But one official said the Arizona does not get credit for the good it does.