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Tribal nations: changes coming with the American Rescue Plan and a new federal administration

Secretary Deb Haaland discusses national building possibilities funded by the 'largest single investment in Indian Country.'

How drought and constant fire are impacting Arizona

Conditions in the Southwest are getting drier, but there is some possibility for hope later this year.

A return of Arizona sports: how the pandemic is impacting the industry

Spring season means big things for Arizona’s economy as fans are slowly allowed back at games.

Arizona legislature proposes controversial changes to election laws

Voting advocates criticize bills that could change the permanent early voting list or mail-in ballots.

Local businesses and schools adapt to changes in COVID restrictions

Following orders from Gov. Doug Ducey, schools will offer in-person classes starting this week.

Arizona move toward 100% clean energy faces challenge from legislature

The legislature considers limiting the power of state utility regulators as it looks to increase Arizona's renewable energy standard.

An early look at the Biden administration’s approach to immigration policy

President Biden has already approved a slew of directives on immigration policy, but not everything has changed.

Reflecting on Arizona’s pandemic one year in

Experts weigh in on we've learned since last spring.

PFAS contamination draws local, national cleanup efforts

The so-called “forever chemicals” accumulate in bodies and can have numerous health impacts.

A look at economic help for Arizonans one year into the pandemic

Despite federal and state aid, many Arizonans are still at risk of going hungry or losing their homes.

Local officials discuss changes to prosecution, police funding

A new county sheriff and attorney bring different perspectives to criminal justice as criticism of police funding continues.

A look at border, environmental changes likely under new administration

President Biden’s executive orders and action on various issues could bring changes to Arizona.

Controversial Oak Flat mine moves closer to reality

Oak Flat, sacred to the Apache and other tribes, sits over a huge reserve of copper.

Pima County expands COVID-19 vaccine rollout

As counties across Arizona work to innoculate more people, vaccine availability remains a problem.

Looking ahead 10 years after deadly Jan. 8 shooting

Survivors and advocates discuss progress on reducing gun violence and what still needs to be done.

Checking in on the health of the Santa Cruz River

Upgrades to the county’s wastewater treatment continue to improve the vitality of the river and the wildlife it supports.

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