The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced results Thursday of a crackdown on members of the international gang Mara Salvatrucha, and five arrests were made in Arizona as part of the sweep dubbed Operation Raging Bull.
During peak snowy days thousands of people from the Valley make the two hour climb to Arizona Snowbowl ski resort in Flagstaff to experience winter. Flagstaff has a love-hate relationship with Phoenicians. The economic benefits are great, but the overcrowding causes serious problems.
The National Voter Registration Act is supposed make it easier for Americans to participate in elections. But the American Civil Liberties Union has accused several Arizona state agencies of “persistently violating” the federal law.
Negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement will resume on Wednesday in Mexico City, as representatives from the U.S, Canada and Mexico are racing to wrap up talks by March.
Officials overseeing the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport face a key decision that could impact the future of cross-border commerce on Nov. 21.
Hate crimes in Phoenix dropped last year by about 24 percent from 2015, according FBI’s 2016 UCR data on hate crimes that was published Monday.
Northern Mexico and Arizona share the same star-sparkled sky... as well as the interest to explore it. That’s why institutions from both sides are partnering to build a new telescope in Baja California, hoping to learn more about space.