Biden Administration Reinterprets Title IX to Expand Protections for Gay and Trans Students

Wednesday, June 16th Biden Education Department extended the protections of Title IX to gay and transgender students. This was largely done to overturn Trump-era Education Department policy and existing proposals to bar trans women in school sporting events. Using precedent from the last year’s landmark supreme court ruling that offered protections from discrimination for gay,Continue reading “Biden Administration Reinterprets Title IX to Expand Protections for Gay and Trans Students”

Family Wants Answers 6 Years After Man dies in ICE Custody

May 20th, 2015 José de Jesús Deniz-Sahagun died in ICE custody in the Eloy Detention Center in Pinal County. While the official autopsy conducted by the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the death a suicide by lodging a sock in his own throat, many activists contest this categorization and are demanding answers on theContinue reading “Family Wants Answers 6 Years After Man dies in ICE Custody”

Arizona Lawmakers considering “largest local-revenue cut that has ever been proposed”

Amidst debate for a $12.4 billion state budget proposal, state lawmakers have proposed a transition to a flat-rate income tax at 2.5% statewide. The transition would occur over the next two years, and is estimated to permanently reduce state revenues by $1.5 billion annually (AZ Republic).  While the change would apply to all taxpayers inContinue reading “Arizona Lawmakers considering “largest local-revenue cut that has ever been proposed””

Arizona Republicans Speak out Against Election Audit

While the third-party security consultant “Cyber Ninjas” continue to review Arizona ballots alongside volunteer election auditors in the Wesley Bolin Building in Phoenix, some members of the Arizona GOP have become quite vocal about their disapproval and disappointment amidst the post-election spectacle. After a statement made by former President Donald Trump in which he claims,Continue reading “Arizona Republicans Speak out Against Election Audit”

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