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200 familias Pascua Yaqui obtienen nuevas casas a través de créditos fiscales de Arizona

La tribu Pascua Yaqui está construyendo 200 viviendas asequibles después de recibir millones de dólares en créditos fiscales para financiar el proyecto en la reserva al suroeste de Tucson. ... Read more»

200 Pascua Yaqui families getting new homes through Arizona tax credits to tribe

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is building 200 affordable homes after receiving millions of dollars in tax credits to fund the project on the reservation southwest of Tucson.... Read more»

Pima County works to reduce overrepresentation of Native Americans in its jails

Native Americans are 1.8 times as likely as white Americans to be booked into a Pima County jail, which is why the county in 2016 started to address the drivers of its jail population with such solutions as pretrial behavioral-health diversion programs and warrant resolution. ... Read more»

Court rejects Trump clean water rule with 'significant' Arizona impact

Environmental groups welcomed a federal judge’s decision this week to overturn Trump-era clean-water regulations that had “fundamental, substantive flaws” and were so narrow that many waterways in Arizona ended up being excluded from federal oversight. ... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui win water funds, first of $150M for Arizona projects

$900,000 from an Army Corps of Engineers fund dedicated to water infrastructure projects in Arizona will be used to bring water to the tribe’s lands for irrigation, the first fruits of a successful effort last year by members of the state’s congressional delegation to win $150 million in federal funding for water projects around the state.... Read more»

Pandemic, Trump and racism drive voter turnout in some tribal communities

Enthusiasm across Arizona was higher this election than in the 2016 presidential contest, and final results show the contrast was even more stark in Indian Country, where voters said they were especially motivated because of the COVID-19 pandemic and issues of race.... Read more»

Two Arizona tribes, advocacy group join suits over EPA’s clean-water rule rollback

Two Arizona tribes and a Phoenix-based advocacy group joined a pair of lawsuits this week to reverse a Trump administration clean-water rule that critics said would open the “vast majority of Arizona’s waterways” to pollution and degradation.... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui: Domestic violence pilot 'very successful,' but hurdles remain

The Pascua Yaqui tribe was one of three to pilot a program allowing tribal courts to prosecute non-Indians for acts of violence against women on reservations.... Read more»

House OKs TUSD-Pascua Yaqui land-transfer bill

The House approved a bill Tuesday to give 20 isolated acres of local and federal government land to the Pascua Yaqui tribe for use as part of its Casino del Sol resort.... Read more»