On the first day of the legislative session, water led Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State address. There are lots of reasons to get a drought deal done. But despite significant progress, there are obstacles.
Many states in Mexico, including its capital, have experienced severe fuel shortages for days. The Mexican administration says it’s the result of temporarily closing gas pipelines to stop illegal fuel taps. But many are skeptical.
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Twitter and other social media tools have taken over as the go-to-source for health information for a large swath of the population. The problem is that a lot of health related social media posts are just plain wrong.
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Recall Election Set For Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski
On May 21, voters in parts of southwest Phoenix and much of downtown will have a chance to remove Michael Nowakowski from the council.
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Maricopa County Community College Governing Board Votes In New Leadership
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When Representative Don Shooter was expelled by his colleagues during the 2018 legislative session — the first such expulsion in more than 25 years. It was seen as a sign that lawmakers had raised expectations for their colleagues’ behavior.
Americans For Prosperity Want Reform
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The Ohio Democrat told NPR on Wednesday that Democrats "need to win in the heartland" as he announced a tour of states holding the first primaries in 2020.
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The caravan, which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants, began its journey from Honduras on Monday. They have already become symbols in the ongoing battle over border security.
A novel housing program in California links people recently released from long-term prison sentences with hosts willing to rent space in their homes.
Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.