By Staff | Monday, Dec. 9, 2019
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Arizona's attempt to fast-track a case against the owners of Purdue Pharma in an effort to protect assets of the company for victims of the opioid crisis.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona will get more than $20 million in State Opioid Response grant funds from the federal government, part of $1.8 billion in grants the Trump administration said it was releasing to states Wednesday.
By Miranda Faulkner | Wednesday, July 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Sackler family from "looting" Purdue Pharma of billions of dollars being sought by victims of the opioid crisis the company is accused of helping create.
By Bryce Newberry | Monday, April 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona law requires doctors to check a state database before they write a new prescription for a controlled substance, such as prescription opioids. But more than 60% do not.
By Alexis Egeland | Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018
WASHINGTON - After six years as the ranking Democrat on the House Naturall Resources Committee, Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, is in line to be its next chairman and he's promising vigorous oversight of the department whose secretary, Ryan Zinke, resigned before Democrats could take over.
By Alexis Egeland | Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke blasted Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, on Twitter Friday after the congressman wrote an editorial calling on Zinke to resign "immediately" in the face of multiple, ongoing ethics investigations.
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
By Tayler Brown | Thursday, May 24, 2018
Tempe and Arizona State University are each contributing $35,000 to monitor city wastewater, believing it will help tailor programs to fight the opioid crisis.
By Aydali Campa | Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The principal, teachers and parents at a Puerto Rico school rebuilt after Hurricane Maria left behind a field of fallen trees, mounds of mud, flooded classrooms and torn electrical wires.
Arizona State University professor’s ‘teach in the dark’ lessons connect communities after Hurricane Maria
By Johanna Huckeba | Monday, May 7, 2018
Arizona State University professor from Puerto Rico launches #TeachingInTheDarkForPuertoRico effort to raise awareness in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
By Meagan Boudreau | Thursday, April 19, 2018
A health study by the Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities shows disparities among communities.
By Sydney Maki | Friday, April 13, 2018
As Puerto Rico grapples with massive debts, a struggling economy and a growing exodus of residents to the mainland U.S., Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2016, is pushing to cut government retiree pension benefit payments by an average of 10 percent.