Former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl discusses Arizona water issues after his participation in "Let's Talk Water," a Nov. 19 forum hosted by Morrison Institute for Public Policy and sponsored by Arizona Community Foundation.
Shannon O'Neil, a Latin American policy expert with the Council on Foreign Relations, and Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority, were among the speakers at the 2013 State of Our State Conference talking about the importance of improving trade with Mexico. The annual event was hosted by Morrison Institute for Public Policy and sponsored by the Rodell Foundations and Greater Phoenix Leadership.
Retired U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl and former Central Arizona Project board president Grady Gammage, with allies Richard Morrison and Sue Clark-Johnson of the Morrison Institute, are promoting the need for a new conversation on water. These are excerpts from a visit to the Republic’s editorial board.
Arizona Week featured Arizona State University President Michael Crow and University of Arizona President Anne Weaver Hart discussing the changing focus of higher education to adjust to changing talent needs in an ever-changing and increasingly competitive world.
Cronkite News Service reports that Latino population growth continues to outpace other ethnic groups in all but two Arizona counties – Pinal and Gila – but even they experienced sharp increases of Hispanic residents from 1990 to 2010.
The Arizona Republic reports that after years of declining enrollment, Career and Technical Education classes are gaining popularity in Valley high school with students learning hands-on skills in several career fields such as auto repair, the culinary industry and sports medicine.
Channel 8 will mark the 10th anniversary of its weekly Latino-issues public affairs program Horizonte with a special retrospective episode on Sept. 19, including clips from the show’s archives and guests on the following topics: immigration, politics, and arts and culture.
On Channel 8 "Horizon," Policy Analyst Mike Slaven talks about the importance of defining exactly what is "a secure border," which is the focus of the Morrison Institute Latino Public Policy Center report, Defining Border Security in Immigration Reform.