Percentage of persons having problems paying medical bills
Like it or not, the Affordable Care Act was designed in part to give more people access to health insurance and could solve a number of problems for low-income people: better access to care, better health outcomes, and a reduction of medical debt. However, those who fall through the cracks run the risk of not having care or running up huge medical bills.
February 07, 2014
The Texas State Board of Education might also consider adding Mexican-American studies as a course option.
January 31, 2014
Arpaop Poster
Court-ordered changes seek to remake the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, but the price tag will be tens of millions of dollars.
January 28, 2014
Maupin Press Conference
Local black leaders say the party was racist and an assault on the black community, and are demanding tough sanctions.
January 21, 2014
Same-sex couples have seen victories in the past few weeks. Now Arizona couples have filed a legal challenge in their state.
January 18, 2014
A rare development proposed just south of downtown Phoenix would link a cultural and economic divide.
January 17, 2014
As health insurance plan enrollment passes six million, the White House is paying special attention to uninsured Latino citizens to help them find coverage.
January 10, 2014
After a hiatus, San Diego police are set to resume tracking whether minorities are targeted in traffic stops. Meanwhile Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is just starting to collect such data due to a court order.
January 08, 2014
Two days before Christmas, the Associated Press introduced its readers to Poncho Claus, the Tex-Mex Santa. It's yet another example of cultural cross-breeding in the United States.
December 23, 2013
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office held community meetings to explain changes underway at the agency to prevent racial profiling. The meetings, and the reforms, were mandated by a judge after finding the Sheriff's Office discriminated against Latino drivers.
December 23, 2013


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