Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Rocco's Little Chicago
  • Humberto Lopez — HSLopez Family Foundation
  • Lincoln Steffens
  • Mari Jensen
  • CE Elliott
  • Bonnie Laos
  • Anne Gomez
  • Mary Ann Jones
  • M.F. Kane
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
 1 2 3 4 >  Last »
Kate Scott, the founder of the Madrean Archipelago Wildlife Center, removes a sign on the container wall along the Coronado National Forest in Cochise County.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said the state will halt placing shipping containers along the Arizona-Mexico border, and begin removing hundreds of the 8,000-lb. steel boxes from federal lands by Jan. 4, according to a court document filed late Wednesday. Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey has said a new 15-week abortion ban is the controlling abortion law in Arizona, even though a judge ruled last week that a near-total abortion ban written in 1864 is the law of the land. Democrats, community groups and AG Mark Brnovich's office want a special legislative session to end the confusion.

The head of the Arizona Democratic Party and a coalition of liberal organizations are asking Gov. Ducey to call a special legislative session to eliminate confusion over Arizona’s abortion laws, and they have an unexpected ally - the office of Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Read more»

A worker leads a group of migrants into Washington’s Union Station to get food after they were dropped off by a bus the brought them from the border in Texas or Arizona to Washington, D.C. The trips aim to highlight border problems.

Washington, D.C., officials are asking federal and regional governments to help area nonprofits stretched thin by busloads of migrants who are being sent to the city by the governors of Arizona and Texas to bring attention to surging migration and protest plans to end Title 42. Read more»

A woman fuels up at the the Circle K gas station on Roosevelt and Seventh streets in Phoenix on Thursday, when gas prices in Arizona averaged $5.34 a gallon. But a White House plan to ease the pain at the pump with a 90-day gas-tax holiday is getting a cool reception from lawmakers.

President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged lawmakers to suspend gasoline and diesel taxes on both federal and state levels for at least three months - but any tax holidays would have to be approved by an unenthusiastic Congress and by state lawmakers. Read more»

Ducey at a June 2020 press conference on COVID-19.

Arizona's Gov. Doug Ducey has tested positive for COVID-19, his office confirmed Monday as the Republican called off plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border with former Vice President Mike Pence. Read more» 1

Lawmakers are preparing for a possible special session to make changes to last year’s historic income tax cut package in a way that would avert a statewide vote on it in November, and to try to reverse a recent law that temporarily eliminates elections elections for political party activists. Read more»

Ariz. Gov. Doug Ducey answers questions during a press conference after his State of the State address Friday morning in Tucson.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s final budget calls for $14.25 billion in spending for the 2023 fiscal year that includes nearly $1.4 billion in new spending, the bulk of which will be spending on K-12 education, water infrastructure, beefing up the state’s rainy day fund and expanding I-10. Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey greets lawmakers and guests shortly before beginning his State of the State speech on Jan. 13, 2020.

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t repeat last year’s virtual State of the State despite rising COVID-19 numbers and will instead give his final address in-person at the Arizona House of Representatives. Read more»

A U.S. Marine checks in evacuees before their flight from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, as U.S. and coalition forces scrambled to evacuate thousands of U.S. contractors and civilians in advance of the Taliban takeover.

The federal government has notified Arizona that it should expect 1,610 Afghan evacuees to arrive through the end of March, according to the state Department of Economic Security. Read more»

Not everyone is thrilled with the start of legalized sports betting in Arizona. Turf Paradise racetrack was not one of the 20 organizations issued a license.

As legalized sports gambling is set to begin Thursday in Arizona, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Monday against a last-minute Yavapai-Prescott Tribe request to block the law - a lawsuit similar to the one Turf Paradise race track filed that was set aside last week. Read more»

President Joe Biden on Wednesday convened a first-of-its-kind meeting to make similar preparations for what is shaping up to be another devastating wildfire season in the West.

Gov. Doug Ducey was one of just three Western governors that the White House didn’t invite to a meeting on wildfires that the Biden administration convened, despite the particularly nasty fire season that Arizona is currently facing. Read more»

Edward Weathersby, 41, left, his wife Stephanie Weathersby, 37, and Ryan Nguyen, 24, listen to a representative of the Disabled American Veterans organization at a job fair for military veterans on June 3 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.

Arizona Gov. Ducey and nearly half of other state governors have acted to prematurely end the increased unemployment benefits that President Biden promised would be in place until Sept. 4, blaming the pandemic-related uptick in unemployment payments for the struggle employers are facing to hire workers. Read more»

Rep. David Cook speaking with supporters of Donald Trump at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in 2016.

Arizona Republicans’ latest effort to force through a budget fell short again as GOP Rep. David Cook continued his opposition over a massive income-tax cut, voting with his Democratic colleagues to sink the plan. Read more»

The proposed state budget includes $30 million for a new fund that would help attract major events in Arizona, and an as-yet undetermined chunk of that cash will help cover the costs for the state to host the mother of all major events: the Super Bowl. Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey has gone underground as his party turns on him. Arizona needs him front and center doing his job.

I can’t help but think Doug Ducey's vanishing act — as coronavirus rages — is yet another example of how Arizona has again been T-boned by the crazy in the Grand Old Party. Read more»

 1 2 3 4 >  Last »