Border crossings off from last week’s highs as US pins hopes for order on mobile app
Pandemic-era limits on asylum known as Title 42 have been rarely discussed among many of tens of thousands of migrants massed on Mexico's border with the United States. Their eyes were — and are — fixed instead on a new U.S. government mobile app that grants 1,000 people daily an appointment to cross the border and seek asylum while living in the U.S.
Chaplik pushes bill to require businesses to accept cash
Republican Rep. Joseph Chaplik of Scottsdale wants to be sure that Arizonans don't get turned away from businesses in the state because they want to use "legal tender'' or cash to pay.
Senators visit Arizona, Texas border in search for solutions
Politicians, tribal leaders and the head of a local humanitarian group in Arizona's Yuma County called on a politically diverse delegation of senators from around the U.S. to pass immigration reform amid an increase in migrant arrivals that can overwhelm local resources.
Arizona expected to add over 100,000 jobs, but home prices limiting growth
Arizona will have added more than 100,000 jobs by the end of the year, with 86,000 of them in metro Phoenix, economist Dennis L. Hoffman said at Wednesday’s 59th annual ASU/PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon. Arizona continues to have a pro-growth economic setting with a competitive tax structure, but declining housing affordability, as well as inflation and interest rate hikes threaten to slow[...]
Ducey silent on knowledge of campaign contribution
Gov. Doug Ducey won't say whether he knows who is behind the single largest contribution to his re-election campaign.
Homeland Security secretary to visit Arizona border
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be in southern Arizona this week to see security operations at the border.