The Department of Public Safety said one of its detectives, Tucson-based Carmen Figueroa, has resigned, after it was learned she had been brought into the country illegally by her family when she was very young.
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said the proposed budget deal worked out by Senate and House leaders falls short of addressing long term budget issues. He said he is not sure if he will vote to approve the plan.
San Diego celebrates its Hispanic roots through food, music and tourist attractions like Old Town, the city’s original settlement when this was still Mexico. But a recent survey commissioned by KPBS and San Diego Magazine finds that the people who gave us this cultural legacy face discrimination today.
The coal industry, along with some states, is suing the federal government over costly pollution cutting regulations. Environmentalists and public health groups said Tuesday in a federal appeals court the health benefits are worth it.