WASHINGTON - Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren asked senators Wednesday for more funding, and time, for a pipeline project that would create a reliable water supply for 250,000 people across Arizona and New Mexico.
Former Arizona Wildcat Bennedict Mathurin aims to become NBA’s premier two-way player in second season
LAS VEGAS – Bennedict Mathurin has starred in summer league, leading the Indiana Pacers with impressive scoring and a determination to improve his defense.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – The Dominican Republic is one of the fastest-growing countries in Latin America thanks to a boom in tourism and foreign investment. But it relies heavily on migrant labor from Haitians, who are often mistreated inside the Dominican Republic.
PHOENIX – Six years ago, Phoenix City Council created an ethics commission to review complaints. But the city still hasn’t appointed anyone to it, so those who file complaints face nothing but frustration.
WASHINGTON - When lawmakers faced off for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, it wasn't to show off their athleticism. It was to raise money for charity and have fun, but mostly it was to relax and relate to each other in a friendlier atmosphere, if only for a night.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Rep. Ruben Gallego are petitioning for FEMA to declare extreme heat a major disaster and taking measures to curb the number of heat-related deaths in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - A Phoenix city official told lawmakers Wednesday that Army Corps of Engineers assistance with river restoration projects has provided wide-ranging benefits for the Valley, but that there is more to be done.
MAYER – Michael Kotutwa Johnson, un agricultor de la Tribu Hopi, se está enfocando en llevar el maíz Hopi de vuelta a la mesa de comedor, no solo por sus beneficios para la salud, sino también para conectar a su pueblo con su cultura.
MAYER – Michael Kotutwa Johnson, a farmer from the Hopi Tribe, is focusing on bringing Hopi corn back to the dining table – not only for the health benefits but also to connect his people to their culture.
WASHINGTON - With 18 months until Election Day 2024, close to 50 congressional hopefuls have already filed statements of interest with the state, as the need for candidates to raise funds and raise their profiles has turned campaigning into an almost nonstop pursuit.
PHOENIX – Francisco German and Shawn Benavente started the Arizona Deaf Pickleball League in 2021. Since then, the league has 400 members and is educating others about American Sign Language.
LOS ANGELES – Even as Hollywood execs talk of a changing industry that embraces a diverse landscape of filmmakers and artists, data show Latino acting roles in film and entertainment at large have steadily declined.