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Meals on Wheels y ASU se están asociando para estudiar el efecto que tienen las mascotas en el aislamiento social y la soledad, y cómo el servicio de comidas puede expandir sus programas para los dueños de mascotas. Read more»

Dmytro Kushneruk, consul general of Ukraine in San Francisco, addresses a special joint session of the Legislature in House chambers in Phoenix on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

Six weeks after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, the consul general of Ukraine in San Francisco urged Arizona lawmakers on Thursday to provide greater assistance to Ukraine and its people during a special joint session of the Legislature. Read more»

Meals on Wheels, which gives gives volunteers critical insight into whether lonely clients are suffering health consequences, and ASU are partnering to study the effect pets have on social isolation and loneliness, and how the meal service can expand its programs for pet owners. Read more»

Religious leaders and others among the crowd outside the Arizona Senate in Phoenix on Feb. 9, 2022, listen to Bridget Sharpe, state director of the Human Rights Campaign.

After an unprecedented number of bills targeting transgender youth became law across the country last year, advocates in Arizona are pushing back against a new wave of bills introduced in this session. Read more»

Jean Bishop, a Mohave County supervisor, shows a map of the radiation-exposed areas during a conversation with Cronkite News reporters on Feb. 3, 2022, in Kingman, Arizona.

In 1990, Congress approved the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to pay victims of radiation exposure - however, the southern part of Mohave County, which is just 190 miles south of the testing site, was excluded in what Rep. Paul Gosar said was an unintentional mistake. Read more»

The Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association’s recent survey found that 78.7% of teacher positions remain vacant or are filled by individuals who do not meet the standard requirements. In this September 2021 photo, Kelsey Morales teaches first-graders at Justine Spitalny Elementary School in west-central Phoenix.

The Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association’s annual survey shows 6,347 positions were unfilled for the 2021-22 year – further highlighting the ongoing teacher shortage that schools in Arizona face. Read more»