Two former presidents are expected to speak at Sen. John McCain's service and he will lie in state in both the nation's capital and Arizona as part of a cross-country funeral procession ending with his burial at the U.S. Naval Academy, according to plans taking shape Sunday.Read More »
A commission that oversees the myriad monuments at Wesley Bolin Plaza approved a provocative addition to a Vietnam veterans’ memorial aimed at correcting what a group of veterans argue is lingering misinformation about the war.Read More »
By Jan. 1, housing agencies will have found homes for the last 56 chronically homeless veterans in the Valley, making it the first metropolitan area in the country to accomplish this, advocates say.Read More »
Arizona has a higher number of homeless veterans than most other states, in part because of the draw of its mild winters. More than 2,200 veterans are homeless in Arizona on any given night, making up one of every five people on the street, according to estimates from the state Department of Veterans Services.
Alarmed by the scale of the problem and the lack of resources available, state and private organizations are joining a national effort to make help available to those on the street.
Sen. Linda Lopez had one more reason to celebrate during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Tucson Democrat got married to her long-time boyfriend, Rudy Jones, on Nov. 26.Read More »
Whether the issue is immigration, education or gay marriage, Sen. Linda Lopez is easily among the most passionate Democrats in the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
They say there's no such thing as a former Marine, and like the infantryman Romley served as during the Vietnam War, he says he has a plan to push forward now that he’s back in his old office.Read More »