By Rebecca Spiess | Thursday, July 26, 2018
An Anti-Defamation League annual review of SCOTUS opinions paints a picture of this year’s Supreme Court decisions on immigrant detentions, voting rights for minorities, religious rights at a Colorado bakery and anti-abortion pregnancy centers. How people view those decisions depends on their ideology, a panel of legal and political experts says.
By Jennifer Magana | Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PHOENIX – The Officer Craig Tiger Act will encourage first responders to seek counseling after traumatic experience on the job.
By Rebecca Spiess | Monday, July 16, 2018
FLAGSTAFF – Refugio, a Neighborhood Ministries program, allowed foster parents in cities across the U.S. to care for unaccompanied minors. The yearlong program ended three years ago but organization leaders are trying to revive the program in Phoenix.
By Will Stone | Monday, July 16, 2018
PHOENIX – In 2017, the Phoenix area hit a new record: more than 155 heat fatalities and the final tally could be even higher. City leaders are taking notice. Earlier this year, former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton deemed it “a public health crisis.”
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, July 10, 2018
New data on the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows racially biased policing has continued, even as some Latino elected leaders in NALEO say the state’s reputation is improving.
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Although Arizona does not tax personal services, such as car repairs and child care, an Arizona Realtors group on Tuesday filed petitions bearing more than 400,000 signatures, hoping to get a measure on the November ballot that would bar the state from ever imposing such a tax.
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, June 26, 2018
A Somali immigrant says the ban is personal because relatives are still trapped in the country. Rep. Paul Gosar said the ban keeps America’s borders safe. VERTICAL: Borderlands
By Rebecca Spiess | Friday, June 22, 2018
Leaders of the Chinese community advocating for the preservation of the center reached out to the Patriots group for its support of small business.
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, June 19, 2018
‘Crime against humanity’: Pressure mounts against ‘zero tolerance’ policy separating children from families at border
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Community activists said the Trump administration is criminalizing immigration by wrenching children from their parents at the border and other tough-on-immigration policies.
By Rachel Beth Banks and Rebecca Spiess | Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Phoenix City Council voted on Tuesday to pursue litigation against a 2020 Census question that asks about citizenship status.
By Rebecca Dantuono | Monday, May 7, 2018
Participation in daily fantasy sports (DFS) sites such as FanDuel or DraftKings is illegal in Arizona, and experts don’t anticipate change anytime soon, despite the efforts of many.