June 2017

DACA
The question of whether undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be eligible for in state tuition will be going back to court. By a one vote margin the Maricopa County Community College district governing voted to appeal the case.
June 28, 2017
Epcor logo
In 2014, the Arizona Corporation Commission ordered private water provider EPCOR to change how it charged its customers after complaints about disparate fees for the same service.
June 28, 2017
Souad Mekhennet
Washington Post journalist Souad Mekhennet talks about her background and experience in covering the Middle East — including being the journalist to uncover the identity of ISIS executioner “Jihadi John” — in the new book, "I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad."
June 27, 2017
Bloomberg Magazine recently declared that “Business is Booming” for these medical crowdfunding campaigns, and a study from NerdWallet of the trend reported that $930 million of the $2 billion raised by GoFundMe since 2010 was from medical campaigns.
June 27, 2017
The legalization of same-sex marriage has not answered all of the questions surrounding same-sex parental rights in the courts. Last week, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a same-sex custody battle that could be a setback for gay rights.
June 27, 2017
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the Senate health-care bill on Monday, and it determined that 22 million Americans will lose health coverage in the next decade if this plan is put to law — largely because of massive cuts to Medicaid.
June 27, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Over the past week, emergency responders reported 191 suspected opioid overdoses in Arizona and 15 deaths. With me to talk about the numbers and what they mean is Dr. Cara Christ, director of the state Department of Health Services.
June 27, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
June 27, 2017
The process of drawing political district boundaries is a political, and often controversial, one. The Associated Press just released an analysis, applying a formula used in a court case in Wisconsin, to get a sense of how gerrymandered the country is, and which party benefits from that.
June 27, 2017
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
A three-day conference wrapped up on Monday night in Colorado Springs, put on by the network backed by brothers Charles and David Koch. Among the speakers at this year’s event: Gov. Doug Ducey.
June 27, 2017

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