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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality plans to test for lead in the drinking water of more than a thousand schools across the state.

The White Mountain Apache Tribe may lose its authority to control policing and other programs on the reservation.


The number of registered voters in the state has increased since November’s election. 

Denver Post

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not pay $1.2 billion in claims to those affected by the 2015 Gold King Mine spill. The agency says damages caused by the incident in Colorado don’t qualify for compensation. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey wants to pump $114 million in new money into K-12 education for initiatives including teacher raises, signing bonuses for low-income school instructors and an expansion of full-day kindergarten.