New American Leaders, Anna Hernandez, Ghida Dagher, immigrants, political process, training
Jul 21, 2023

New American Leaders fuels confidence in political hopefuls

Sen. Anna Hernandez, D-Phoenix, gained the knowledge and confidence she needed to take the leap for state Senate last year after she participated in programs that the national, nonpartisan organization New American Leaders holds to help immigrants and their allies join the political process.  

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, elder abuse, DES, Area Agency on Aging, neglect
Jun 7, 2023

World Elder Abuse Day shines light on incidents

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. And while Arizona has in years past made strides in reducing elder abuse and the exploitation of other vulnerable adults, thousands of seniors each month continue to report incidents of abuse, neglect and exploitation.

food tax, Senate
Mar 22, 2023

Measure to eliminate cities’ ability to tax food heads to Hobbs 

A Republican proposal to cut sales tax imposed on groceries by some cities passed its final hurdle in the Arizona Legislature, but it may meet a veto stamp on the ninth floor.