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Senators visit Arizona, Texas border in search for solutions

Jan. 10, 2023 19:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Politicians, tribal leaders and the head of a local humanitarian group in Arizona's Yuma County called on a politically diverse delegation of senators from around the U.S. to pass immigration reform amid an increase in migrant arrivals that can overwhelm local resources. ...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 09, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 8, 2023. Editorial: The border crisis needs solutions, leaders The bad news at the U.S. border with Mexico keeps getting worse as growing numbers of desperate migrants pile up at ports of entry seeking refuge from violence,...

Congress passes bill to fund police de-escalation training

Dec. 14, 2022 21:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of its final acts of the year, the House passed bipartisan legislation late Wednesday that would empower law enforcement agencies across the country to adopt de-escalation training when encountering individuals with mental health issues as part of an effort to reduce the...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 22, 2022 07:15 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 15, 2022. Editorial: A question for the GOP in Kansas, Missouri and beyond: Are we still the Party of Trump? For many Americans, Donald Trump’s decision to run for president means two more years of the mercurial former president’s...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Nov. 21, 2022 14:16 PM EST

Kansas City Star. November 15, 2022. Editorial: A question for the GOP in Kansas, Missouri and beyond: Are we still the Party of Trump? For many Americans, Donald Trump’s decision to run for president means two more years of the mercurial former president’s...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 07, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Austin American Statesman. November 6, 2022. Editorial: On Election Day, vote for candidates who respect democracy Texas has more election deniers on the ballot than any other state, according to the FiveThirtyEight website As you cast your ballot for...