Arizona Public Media
AZPM on Facebook AZPM on Twitter AZPM on YouTube AZPM on Google+ AZPM on Instagram

All Stories

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

AZ Week: Opposing Sides Debate Good, Bad of Vetoed SB 1062

Supporter says bill could have 'helped gay community;' opponent says it would hurt state's reputation.

The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

Homeland Security Awards $145M for Security Towers in Border

Fixed towers along Mexico-Arizona border will 'detect, track, identify, classify suspicious activity,' says Customs spokesperson.

Advances Made, LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Remains

Transgender Pima County lawyer says situation even more difficult for trans people; most states including AZ don't have laws protecting LGBTQ people in workplace.

Judicial Review

6 Nominees Proposed to Fill Arizona Judicial Vacancies

Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington approves; one could be the first American Indian woman to serve on federal bench.

New Book is First Comprehensive Biography of Ted DeGrazia

Veteran journalists James and Marilyn Johnson became intrigued by Arizona artist's mystery, myths surrounding who he was.

A brief performance from the upcoming production of "Emmet, Down in My Heart."

Play Depicts Tragedy That Helped Ignite Civil Rights Movement

Violent 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till is now a one-act play currently onstage at the Tucson Symphony Center.

Vote GOP campaign buttons

AZ GOP: Vetoed SB 1062 Shouldn't Affect '16 Natl Convention in PHX

Phoenix among 8 choices to host 2016's Republican national convention; state Republican leaders say legislation shouldn't affect those chances.

Initial Approval of Bill for Surprise Abortion Clinic Inspections

Arizona House OKs; would eliminate requirement that DHS obtain administrative warrant to conduct unscheduled inspections.

Brewer Signs Bill Repealing 2013 Elections Overhaul Law

Action cancels November elections where voters would have had final say; law aimed to trim early voting list.

Pastor, First Latino Congressman from AZ, Won't Seek Re-election

After 23 years, Democrat says he will 'close this chapter of my life and start a new one;' first elected to replace Udall.

TEP Proposes No More Coal Burning at Tucson Plant

Idea comes at EPA public hearing as alternative way to meet emission restrictions plan aimed at cleaner park air.

Economic Development is Tucson's Focus for 2014

Mayor Rothschild continues to push initiatives that foster economic development and sales tax revenue.

Gov. Jan Brewer.

Brewer Vetoes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Bill would have allowed business owners to deny service to gay people based on 'sincerely held' belief.

Protest of sb 1062

Sponsor of SB 1062 Meets with Brewer, Says He Defends Bill

Arizona Sen. Steve Yarborough wrote legislation that allows businesses refuse service to LGBT; governor met with supporters, opponents all of Wednesday.

More than 200 protest the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Tucson.

Tucson Bakery Owner: My Beliefs Don't Belong in My Business

Sonya Books is against SB 1062 and says she has strong religious beliefs but would still bake for gay wedding.

Selected Categories

2865 – 2880 of 7834

collection categories

click any filter to remove it