Governor Ducey Proclaims Women Veterans Week

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey proclaimed the week of June 9 – 15 as Arizona Women Veterans Week in recognition of the contributions of women to our nation’s armed forces.

National Science Foundation awards almost $600K for SFAz+8 CXM Project

Yuma, Arizona - The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $599,929 grant to the Science Foundation Arizona Center for STEM at Arizona State University (SFAz STEM) to support an Advanced Technological Education Project, entitled: Impact of System-Wide Contextualization of Math in SFAz+8 Rural Arizona Colleges on Producing More Qualified Technicians (SFAz+8 CXM).

Restoring Fundamental Freedoms in Nicaragua

Washington, DC - The recent release of more than 100 Nicaraguan citizens who were imprisoned for exercising their fundamental freedoms means that these Nicaraguans, who have sacrificed greatly in the struggle for genuine democracy in Nicaragua, will be reunited with their families and loved ones.

Official start of “Monsoon Season”

Yuma, Arizona - This week marks the official start of “Monsoon Season” here in the desert southwest (officially June 15-Sept. 30, according to the National Weather Service). Some of the weather related hazards that could be encountered are Flash Floods, Lightening, Downburst Winds, Blowing Dust, and Excessive Heat. Sudden and intense storms can also down power lines and cause power outages.

Secretary of State Pompeo’s Meeting With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met Wednesday with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Washington, DC.  The Secretary and Foreign Minister reiterated their mutual commitment to restoring democracy in Venezuela and Nicaragua.  They discussed Cuba’s destabilizing interference in Venezuela.