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Ducey proposes 20% raise for teachers by 2020; Arizonans voice opinions on #RedForEd

Arizona residents share their thoughts about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response.


Hispanic Caucus vows to stop Census citizenship question ‘at all costs’

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus said it will block "at any and all costs" plans to ask a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, calling the proposal a "blatant intimidation attack" on minorities that will dissuade immigrants from participating


Arizona fourth- and eighth-graders trail U.S. on math, reading scores

WASHINGTON - Math and reading test scores for Arizona's fourth- and eighth-grade students fell below their peers nationally in 2017, says a new national report that showed the state students falling short in all but eighth-grade math scores.

Grading Schools

Gov. Ducey sends 225 National Guard troops to Mexican border

Gov. Doug Ducey sent 225 National Guard troops to the border on Monday five days after President Trump’s request.


Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

WASHINGTON - As Arizona prepare s to send 150 National Guardsmen to the border as part of President Donald Trump's plan to support border agencies, government audits of Guard deployments by previous administrations said were inefficient despite some success in slowing border crime.


Ducey welcomes Trump plan to send National Guard troops to border

WASHINGTON - The secretary of Homeland Security said her agency is working with border governors to send National Guard troops to the southern border as quickly as possible to support Customs and Border Protection, a move welcomed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.


Sheriffs wait to see details on Trump plan for soldiers on the border

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the "big step" that Trump said is needed until a border wall can be built.


Trump declares DACA deal dead, blames Democrats for its failure

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared "DACA is dead" in a series of weekend tweets, blaming Democrats for failing to find a replacement for the deferred deportation program that he said last fall he would revoke.

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Supreme Court reverses ruling against officer in Tucson police shooting

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that a Tucson police officer cannot be sued for shooting a woman who refused to drop a knife as she stood in her driveway in 2010, with the justices taking the unusual step of reversing a lower court without holding a hearing on the case.


Pascua Yaqui lead shift in tribal courts’ handling of domestic violence

WASHINGTON - A five-year-old law that let Native American tribes prosecute non-Natives in domestic violence cases "has fundamentally changed the landscape of tribal criminal jurisdiction in the modern era," according to a new report.


Arizona sees continued solar job growth, despite national dip in 2017

WASHINGTON - Solar jobs in the U.S. fell last year for the first time since 2010, but Arizona bucked the trend and remained one of the biggest states in the country for solar jobs, a new report says. The annual Solar Census said jobs in Arizona grew 15 percent, to 8,381 positions in 2017.


Arizona snowpack near record low this year, but SRP says the situation isn’t dire yet

Arizona's snowpack this year is far below normal, leaving reservoirs short on water supplies, but SRP officials are trying to use more groundwater as a supplement.