Interior: $580M headed to 15 tribes to fulfill water rights

The money will help carry out the agreements that define the tribes' rights to water from rivers and other sources and pay for pipelines, pumping stations, and canals that deliver it to reservations.
EDUCATION February 1, 2023

Interim faculty report denounces UA's response ahead of deadly on-campus shooting

The Committee's 30-page report says that the university’s response was a reaction from a “systemic oversight failure” and did not “address a known chronic trust problem.”
GOVERNMENTWATER January 30, 2023

California holdout in agreement over Colorado River cuts

Six western states that rely on water from the Colorado River have agreed on a model to dramatically cut their use.
WATER January 30, 2023

Recent snowfalls may slow water level decline at Lake Mead

Forecasters now expect Lake Mead to finish this year around 1,027 feet elevation, about 19 feet lower than its current level.
GOVERNMENTWATER January 30, 2023

AP Exclusive: Emails reveal tensions in Colorado River talks

They largely include communication among water officials in Arizona and California, the major users in the river's Lower Basin.

Should federal grants favor highway repair over expansion?

The state lost out on federal dollars to expand I-10.
ARIZONA GOVERNMENT January 29, 2023

Yolanda Bejarano elected Arizona Democratic Party chair

Bejarano's victory is a blow to Gov. Katie Hobbs, who had recruited Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo to seek the position.
ARIZONA GOVERNMENT January 29, 2023

Arizona Republicans pick former Trump official to lead party

DeWit replaces firebrand Trump ally Kelli Ward, who helped the former president in his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss and was a vocal proponent of his false claim that the election results were fraudulent.
BUSINESSEDUCATION January 29, 2023

Building the future: Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows

The Arizona Commerce Authority estimates that by 2030, the number of people employed in construction and manufacturing jobs in the state are expected to rise 30% and more than 20%, respectively.
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Interim faculty report denounces UA's response ahead of deadly on-campus shooting

The Committee's 30-page report says that the university’s response was a reaction from a “systemic oversight failure” and did not “address a known chronic trust problem.”

Hobbs focuses on border, schools in 1st speech to lawmakers

Several Republican lawmakers walked out as Hobbs pledged to promote abortion rights, foreshadowing the contentious fights that confront the new governor in her dealings with the Legislature.

UA scientists still learning from Apollo 17 rocks 50 years ago

University of Arizona lunar scientists are still discovering details from the last manned moon mission's rocks.

Bisbee Science Lab expands

A grant from the Fiesta Bowl Charity makes the growth possible.
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