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Expanded Fast-Track Deportations Likely To Face Legal Challenge
A migration think tank estimates that nearly 300,000 undocumented people could face deportation, without seeing a judge, due to a new regulation that starts Tuesday.
July 22, 2019
Pima County Republicans Sue To Prevent Tucson Sanctuary City Ballot Initiative
The Pima Co. Republican Party is suing to prevent a ballot proposition asking voters in Tucson whether the city should be declared a “sanctuary city.”
July 22, 2019
More Drug Users Getting Treatment Instead Of Jail In Tucson
A Tucson program designed to help those with substance abuse issues has saved taxpayers thousands of dollars.
July 22, 2019
50 Attorneys General Secure $600M In Equifax Settlement
Arizona is among 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to secure a $600 million settlement from credit rating agency Equifax for the massive data breach in 2017.
July 22, 2019
AZ Not Among States To Legalize Sports Betting — Will It?
In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states to legalize sports betting, a handful have chosen to do so, including most recently, New York.
July 22, 2019
Boas: Should AZ Legislature Legalize Marijuana?
Arizona could be in the next group of states to have voters approve the legal use of recreational marijuana. That got columnist Bob Robb thinking about the drug’s potency.
July 22, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: UK To Get New Prime Minister This Week
A hugely significant decision is coming tomorrow for the UK, as Britain will be getting a new leader.
July 22, 2019
Understanding The Word At The Center Of 2 Border Cases
Some Border Patrol agents say "tonk" is an acronym for "territory of origin not known." But there's also evidence that the phrase is a derogatory term to refer to undocumented immigrants.
July 22, 2019
Trump Administration May Close US To Refugees
The Trump administration is considering a near-shutdown of refugee admissions, potentially reducing the cap from 30,000 to zero, or close to it.
July 22, 2019
Museum Fire Burns One Mile North Of Flagstaff
Several Flagstaff neighborhoods have been told to be prepared to evacuate as a fire burning in the San Francisco Peaks north of the city continues to grow. The Museum Fire has burned 1,000 acres one mile north of Flagstaff but no evacuations have been ordered yet.
July 22, 2019
New Buddhist Temple Planned Near Grand Canyon
Northern Arizona will soon be home to a new Buddhist temple, and leaders are hoping its proximity to the Grand Canyon, in Williams, will help attract visitors.
July 22, 2019
Arizona School Districts Cant Find Enough Bus Drivers
Bus driver shortages in Arizona districts are not a new problem, but in recent years the situation has become more dire.
July 22, 2019
Groundwater Study Calls Deeper Wells Unsustainable
About 120 million Americans draw their drinking water from wells, and groundwater provides nearly half of all irrigation in the U.S. Today, with aquifers draining faster than nature can refill them, a new study says deeper wells are not the answer.
July 22, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Hasnt Public School Tax Credit Increased To Match Private School Credit?
Today, the private school tax credit has ballooned to $2,213 for married couples and $1,107 for people filing individually. In comparison, the public school tax credit has been largely unchanged since 1997. Married couples can now donate up to $400 through the program. Individuals can give $200.
July 22, 2019
Homebuyer Apps Target Listings Under $500K
Sixty percent of home buyers now think looking online is the best way to find a house and working through a real estate agent comes second and some housing agents are adapting.
July 22, 2019
Solar Tax Credit Set To Expire
Some solar power companies are redoubling efforts to lock in a federal tax credit that is set to start phasing out next year.
July 22, 2019
Phoenix Employer Offers Free GCC Classes At Work
Glendale Community College is taking its classes on the road. It’s part of a partnership between the college and a large employer.
July 22, 2019
Gila River Indian Community Builds New School
The Bureau of Indian Education is leasing the Gila Crossing Community School from the Gila River Indian Community as part of a new strategy to clear the Bureau's construction and repair backlog.
July 21, 2019
Voter Roundtables Seek To Improve Turnout
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office is getting feedback about electoral access issues from marginalized groups through its Roundtable Project.
July 21, 2019
Motel 6, MALDEF To Get Initial Green Light On Lawsuit Settlement
A federal judge has signaled he’ll give the initial go-ahead on a reworked multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement between a Latino civil rights group and Motel 6, but first the sides have to clarify parts of their deal.
July 20, 2019

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