WASHINGTON - A day after he spent 10 hours before House committees that are pressing an impeachment inquiry of the president, Kurt Volker told staff Friday at the McCain Institute for International Leadership that he is still their executive director - but for how much longer remains unclear.
WILLCOX – Access to health care is a big challenge in rural and agricultural areas, and some 53 percent of farmworkers in the U.S. have no health insurance. One program in Arizona is trying to fix that by teaching residents in a community filled with farmworkers to take better care of themselves.
WASHINGTON - The number of people who showed up at at Indian Health Service facilities with health insurance rose from 64% of patients in 2013 to 78% in 2018, according to a GAO report that said growth was highest in states, like Arizona, that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
MESA – The sustainable benefits of the reuse and restoration of building supplies is made possible through companies like Stardust Building Supplies, Harvest Eco-Salvage and the Freecycle Network.
WASHINGTON - State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, D-Phoenix, didn't need to tell congressional lawmakers Thursday about the harm firearms can do: She showed them, when she rolled her wheelchair into a House hearing on the costs of gun violence.
WASHINGTON - Human trafficking is a massive problem, which is why Arizona has adopted a "massive approach" to dealing with it, a state official told a gathering of government and business leaders in Washington on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The number of Arizonans without health insurance rose by about 55,000 people last year, according to the Census Bureau, as a relatively strong economy was offset by hefty cost increases. The total number of uninsured Arizonans stood at 750,000, or 10.6% of Arizona's population.
WASHINGTON - Officials at a forum on human trafficking said Arizona is "leading at the state level" on prevention, but warned that people need to remain vigilant to what one speaker called a trafficking "epidemic" in the state.
WASHINGTON - When tenants of a student housing complex poured beer and tossed cans from a balcony onto children in the Islamic Center of Tucson's parking lot last month, some city officials saw a hate crime, but mosque representatives have been hesitant to call it that.
WASHINGTON - Arizona vape-store owners were alarmed by the Trump administration's announcement Wednesday that it plans to begin enforcing rules that would drive flavored e-cigarettes out of the market, an industry official said.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's road to renomination could get easier through Arizona, with the state Republican Party looking to join three other states and drop its presidential primary next year - a move used before by both Democrats and Republicans in the state.
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.