WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, on Tuesday urging President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument, bypassing Congress in the process.
WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats and voting-rights activists Thursday described Arizona as "ground zero" for voter suppression, what they said was one of the results of the Supreme Court's 2013 "gutting" of the Voting Rights Act.
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WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration announced that manufacturers can start adding folic acid to corn masa flour beginning Friday, a move long pursued by advocates who say it will curb birth defects in the Hispanic community.
WASHINGTON - A Diné College official asked a Senate committee Wednesday to fund "vitally needed" construction at the school - money that Congress has approved three times already since 1971 but has never allocated.
WASHINGTON - A Senate committee issued a subpoena Wednesday demanding that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy or an assistant administrator appear at an April 22 hearing in Phoenix on the Gold King Mine spill.
WASHINGTON - National monuments designated by President Barack Obama are adding $156 million to their local economies a year, according to a study of the 10 most recently named monuments spanning Western states.
WASHINGTON -The White House on Friday turned over documents to a House committee investigating the botched Operation Fast and Furious gun-trafficking probe, months after a federal court said executive privilege did not shield the records.
WASHINGTON - As state and national press advocates reacted Friday to what they called "invasive" background checks for media at the Arizona Legislature, House Republicans were refusing to back down on an issue they insist is being blown out of proportion.