Sarah Porter

The Future of Desalination in Arizona
Sarah Porter
March 16, 2017

Is desalination the answer to Arizona’s future water supply challenges?

According to the expert panelists at last week’s Kyl Center for Water Policy Leaders Roundtable, desalinated water is not likely to become Arizona’s next major water supply, but it may become a bigger part of some Arizona communities’ water portfolios.

Joseph Garcia

Discouraged/optimistic about AZ Latino education
Joseph Garcia
January 31, 2017

There is no way to feel anything but both discouraged and optimistic when considering Latino education in Arizona.

Joseph Garcia

No Latinos in Trump Cabinet is history in reverse
Joseph Garcia
January 20, 2017

Since 1988, every U.S. president’s Cabinet has had Latino representation – until now.

Bill Hart

Do drive-by lawsuits run over businesses and people with disabilities?
Bill Hart and Erica McFadden
January 3, 2017

Twenty-six years after passage of the ADA, too many people with disabilities still feel as though some Arizona businesses are unwelcome to them. Physical obstacles, barriers and a lack of building access force many people with disabilities to strategize over what others take for granted, such as where to go to eat, where to shop and even where they can use a restroom.

Kendra L. Smith

Does fact checking matter? Yes ... and no
Kendra L. Smith
October 3, 2016

Fact checking has gone mainstream. Although fact checking is far from being a new concept or practice in the political arena, the 2016 U.S. presidential election has renewed interests in more substantive fact checking by the news media.

Why is this?

Sarah Porter

Getting a handle on Arizona’s water future
Sarah Porter
August 5, 2015

Thanks to media coverage of the California drought and a possible shortage declaration on the Colorado River, the future of Arizona’s water supplies is receiving increasing attention. There is a consensus among experts that Arizona faces a demand-supply gap; that is, in the next twenty-to-one hundred years, demand for water will exceed current available supplies.