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Report: Low pay makes disability caregivers a ‘workforce in crisis’

The report says providers' "hands are tied" in terms of raising pay in Arizona due to state Medicaid funding rules.

Democrats bring presidential debate to Phoenix, days before primary

Experts say Arizona is an example of political transformation from what one called a “ruby red” state to a purple one.

Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

The strike, which started in October, includes more than 1,700 workers at five Asarco facilities in Texas and Southern Arizona

Divided House votes to reset deadline to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Arizona is one of 12 states that have never approved the ERA, despite regular attempts by state Democrats to do so.

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

Most who spoke to the appropriations subcommittee were thankful for federal help, but also forceful about federal shortcomings.

Arizona officials keep an eye out, as Defense budget again targets A-10

The fighter jets have been a mainstay at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

NCAI president: Tribal sovereignty still threatened from ‘every corner’

Fawn Sharp said while the state of Indian nations is strong, policymakers and others threaten Indigenous self-governance.

State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

Republican lawmakers said the speech left them feeling empowered, while Democrats used terms like “eerie” and “bizarre.”

Court upholds ruling against state prisons for poor inmate health care

The court characterized the Department of Corrections as "deliberately indifferent" to inmate health care.

Arizona Education Department release unwittingly reveals student data

The release revealed personal info of ESA students, but also drew attention to some account balances raising eyebrows among critics of the program.

Supreme Court says ‘public charge’ rule can take effect — for now

The policy will require migrants to demonstrate that they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the U.S.

Despite distracted-driving law, Arizona still ranks low on highway safety

Some officials took issue with the report, which said the state is lacking recommended traffic safety laws.

Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

Some Native American vets seeking treatment face geographical barriers, confusing bureaucracy and lack of cultural understanding.

Hispanic children less often diagnosed with autism, CDC says

Behavioral health experts say that's due in part to cultural barriers and lack of awareness.

Heat deaths continue to rise, as federal disaster relief continues to lag

While weather events like floods lead can lead to relief money, no extreme heat events have been declared a federal disaster.

As strike against Asarco enters fourth month, workers remain determined

Workers brought their fight to the state Capitol on Monday, rallying to demand that lawmakers hold foreign companies accountable for their treatment of U.S. workers.

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