January 2019

Gov. Doug Ducey signs DCP.
Arizona will join a drought plan for the Colorado River, narrowly meeting a federal deadline that threatened to blow up a compromise years in the making for the seven states that draw water from the constrained river. The Arizona House and Senate overwhelmingly supported the legislation and Gov. Doug Ducey promptly signed it, avoiding potentially more severe cutbacks imposed by the federal government.
Jan. 31, 2019
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Listen to the sounds of Tracy Lindbergh and Bobbi Wambach scoring big in a pinball tournament with Belles and Chimes Phoenix.
Jan. 31, 2019
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A historic Tucson monastery has been turned into a temporary shelter for these asylum seekers. Teresa Cavendish, director of operations for Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona says they got the keys to the monastery to convert it into a shelter last Thursday afternoon.
Jan. 31, 2019
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Some immigrants in federal detention facilities are on a hunger strike — including detainees in Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco. Now the Associated Press has learned that immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants at the El Paso Process Center.
Jan. 31, 2019
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The Arizona Supreme Court ruled last April that a student with DACA status was not eligible for lower in-state tuition. Now a Republican has introduced legislation that would allow any student who graduates from an Arizona high school to qualify for in-state tuition, and immigration status isn’t mentioned at all.
Jan. 31, 2019
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The Arizona Democratic and Republican parties selected their chairs. November’s results were the best Democrats had seen here, arguably, in decades with a U.S. Senate victory, along with wins in three statewide offices and a number of key legislative victories.
Jan. 31, 2019
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Cases of Type-2 diabetes around the world are increasing — and that has researchers and medical professionals concerned about the supply of insulin.
Jan. 31, 2019
Don Shooter
Former state legislator Don Shooter has filed a lawsuit claiming his rights were violated. He’s seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit alleging then-House Speaker J.D. Mesnard and Gov. Doug Ducey’s former Chief of Staff Kirk Adams conspired against him.
Jan. 31, 2019
Arizona is already getting a taste of the 2020 presidential race. On Wednesday, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz visited Arizona State University to discuss his new book and why he may run for president.
Jan. 31, 2019
Kelli Butler
The text of the Equal Rights Amendment is just 24 words long and it would add to the U.S. Constitution just one thing: Equal rights under the law regardless of sex.
Jan. 31, 2019

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