First Lady Jill Biden will be in Arizona this week to highlight job training and cancer treatment programs, two policy priorities mentioned by President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address last week, the White House announced Sunday. ...Read More »
Martin Luther King III came to Arizona with harsh words for Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose refusal to change the Senate’s Jim Crow-era filibuster rules makes voting rights legislation unlikely to pass. King told a crowd campaigning to protect voting ...Read More »
Tens of thousands of Red for Ed supporters marched on the Capitol last week, and they say they'll stay out of schools until Gov. Doug Ducey and the Legislature come up with a plan for education that satisfies them.Read More »
Attendees, organizers and lawmakers alike at the March for Black Women Sept. 30 put education and the treatment of black girls in Arizona’s schools front and center.Read More »
Former Phoenix residents Tyler O’Connor and Enrique Garcia took different paths to the Army.
O’Connor knew at age 7 that he wanted to be a soldier and spent four years in Army ROTC at Arizona State University to earn a commission in the infantry. Garcia decided much later to enlist, about a year after high school. O’Connor wound up serving in Afghanistan, Garcia was deployed twice to Iraq.
Arizona's unemployment rate is down slightly due to growth in professional and business services and a drop in people looking for work.Read More »
Nine people have been arrested after a protest march stopped in front of a federal immigration building in Phoenix. About 500 demonstrators marched in the downtown area Wednesday afternoon against Arizona's controversial immigration law known as SB 1070.Read More »
Backers of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will stage a march in Fountain Hills to show their appreciation for the sheriff and help support him at a time when he faces some of his toughest criticism. The march will be held on Saturday, April 28.Read More »
Members of a neo-Nazi group marched and protested Saturday (Nov. 7) afternoon at the state Capitol over illegal immigration. National Socialist Movement member Steven Boswell called the gathering "an American first rally" and a demand that politicians put Americans first.Read More »