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

All Stories

A small town in Arizona is trying to keep the local state park open, so it entered into an intergovernmental agreement with the state to run a state park in Florence as a visitor center and museum. But the future of other parks is in question given the state's financial crises.

$700M in Revenue from State Park Visitors

More than 10 million people traveled to Arizona; spending supported 11,700 jobs across state.

Casa Grande Ruins Tourism Brings $3.5M to Communities

Natl Park Service study says more than 65K people visited park in 2013; money supports surrounding areas.

Son Reunites with Mom; He Flees Gang Violence in Honduras

San Pedro Sula has one of highest murder rates in the world; city sending greatest number of child migrants to US.

Tucson Company Awarded $100K from EPA

Federal gov. gives about $2.5B a year in Small Business Innovation Research grants; environmental agency responsible for $2M.

Brewer Wants Court to Reconsider Licenses to Migrants Ruling

Earlier this month, governor's policy denying driver's licenses to some immigrants was blocked.

TUSD children in classroom.

AZ Public Schools Face Shortage of Teachers

Large number of new educators, those getting ready to retire left gap of experienced classroom instructors.

AZ Week: A Look at This Year's Statewide Elections

Seats in Arizona's executive branch, Legislature, congressional delegation, local school boards up for grabs; primary election approaching.

METRO WEEK: City Manager Miranda Leaves a Stable Admin

Tucson continues to search for successor, candidate specifics still being defined.

Brewer Lends Support to State Rep. Orr's Re-Election

Governor's independent expenditure group is buying campaign signs for the Republican lawmaker.

$317M for Schools Ruling to Be Appealed, Brewer Says

Judge had required Arizona to pay an inflation boost; governor says this would devastate state's budget.

BP Stops Sending Migrant Children to Nogales Shelter

Massive warehouse housed about 1,000 Central American unaccompanied kids at one point; agency reports fewer kids crossing in past days.

Clean Elections Fights Horne's Investigation Block Suit

Meanwhile, new campaign violation complaints against attorney general still being looked into.

Report reveals extensive problems with Arizona private prisons with safety and cost. A group that has been advocating against prison privatization in Arizona will release an extensive report reviewing the private prisons.

Teacher Files $4M Claim for Sexual Assault in Florence Prison

She was left alone in classroom with convicted sex offender, no guard nearby.

Brewer Endorses State Sen for GOP Sec of State Primary

Governor says Michele Reagan is best of 3 Republicans especially for her experience as chairman of Senate Elections Cmte.

Pinal Jail Not Getting More Money for Housing Immigration Detainees

County had requested ICE for an increase in per-detainee rate to $87.96 from $59.64 back in April.

Part of Grand Canyon Bison Herd Recently Moved

19 animals taken back to their original home on Arizona Strip; more than 300 remain.

Selected Categories

1073 – 1088 of 3714

collection categories

click any filter to remove it

[Government]