population growth

Redistricting

As Texas draws its maps, Latinos push for political power

As a Dallas County commissioner, Elba Garcia represents some 670,000 people — nearly the population of a congressional district. The majority of her constituents are Latino and live in the fast-growing suburbs west of Dallas, where they share worries about managing growth, schools and access to health care. Garcia is the area’s voice on the

Opinion

Opinion: Curb overpopulation to fight climate change and save nature

Arizona’s CO2 emissions keep rising — despite environmentalists’ best efforts to shrink the state’s carbon footprint. Total emissions rose 4.5 percent in 2018, according to the most recent available data from the federal Energy Information Administration. The problem isn’t a lack of individual resolve. Arizonans are eating less beef, using more clean energy, and choosing

Opinion

Opinion: The World Is Better Off Than You Probably Think It Is

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is safe to say that 2020 has not panned out in a way that most of us had hoped or expected. Nevertheless, the state of humanity and the world as a whole is, for the most part, much better and improving faster than most people think. That is what my

State

New Report: Arizona Ranks Third For Economic Momentum

Arizona is ranked third best in the nation for economic momentum, based on a new report by State Policy Reports. The report ranks states’ economic momentum based on growth in personal income, employment and population. Arizona ranked in the top four for employment growth and population growth. Arizona is tied for third with Montana. “Arizona’s

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