Ducey, at White House, touts benefits of new occupational licensing law

Report: Undocumented immigration into U.S., especially from Mexico, is down

Pima official defends clean-water rule that farmers blast as burdensome

Federal, Arizona tribal leaders seek solutions to violence against women

Hung jury in trial of No More Deaths volunteer charged with harboring migrants

Hepatitis A outbreak reaches 8 Arizona counties

VA expands veterans’ access to health care from private providers

Southern border apprehensions surge to highest rate in 10 years

Can the government be sued for climate change? Appeals court hears arguments

Tribal leaders, lawmakers push bill to ban mining near Grand Canyon

Democrats push Dream Act through House, outlook in Senate less certain

No More Deaths isn’t on trial, prosecutor says in opening, Scott Warren is

Mueller restates Russia report, as lawmakers restate their positions

The winners and losers in Arizona’s $11.8 billion budget

Census: Arizona continued to lag far behind U.S. on school spending

Trump OKs Navajo Nation disaster declaration in wake of February storms

Buckeye had nation’s fastest growth, Phoenix added most people in 2018

For homeless young adults, HomeBase offers structure, shelter and a way out

Inmates at Arizona prison prepare retired greyhound racers to live with families

New law changes how English Language learners are taught. But what comes next?

Maricopa County includes pets in annual homeless survey for the first time

Capitol Hill internships always paid off – this summer they’ll pay, too

Plan to forgive public-service workers’ student loans off to rocky start

Robocalls hit 3 million a day in Arizona, but help may be on the way

Supreme Court turns down Arpaio, who vows fight to vacate conviction

Court lets class-action suit proceed against state for foster care

A virtual wall may be the solution to protect wildlife at the border

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Put down the phone: Arizona bans cellphone use while driving

Mothers and supporters of breastfeeding gather at Capitol for Nationwide Nurse-In

Crossroads: Ridesharing, delivery services, population boom challenge transit planners

Report: Latino voters flexed muscle in 2018, set to be a force in 2020

It’s official: Lemonade will not become Arizona state drink

Crossing a line: Military encounter at border sparks Trump threats

Critics blast DHS environmental waivers that clear way for border wall

Phoenix bishop brings anti-abortion, traditional marriage message to D.C.

Mueller report says Russian hacking once went through Arizona server

Better mental health services key to reducing police-involved shootings, Phoenix police say

Same report, different take for state lawmakers eyeing Mueller report

House Ethics panel releases details in ongoing probe of Schweikert

Mother urges Phoenix police to carry life-saving overdose drug

Arizona’s messy tax system hampers small businesses battling online retailers for tax fairness

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Advocates work to slow the revolving door of repeat prisoners

CBP: Southern border apprehensions topped 360,000 in first half of year

House, Senate OK Colorado River drought plan, capping years of debate

Shift of CBP officers has led to border slowdown that’s hurting trade

McSally draws on history, calls on colleges to stop sexual assaults

Buckle up, Arizona: Students promote back seat safety belts

Arizonans join critics of Trump’s call to weaken unaccompanied minors law

Ducey supports short shutdown to secure border if Congress won’t act

Arizona House moves forward on code of conduct before session ends

Lawmakers, business leaders wary of Trump threat to close Mexico border

McSally, Biggs question DHS on release of migrants into Arizona communities

Bill to slice minimum wage for young part-time workers heads to Senate

Arizona lawmakers, House split in vote against transgender military ban

Training, change in tactics can reduce dangers to police officers handling drugs

Water officials press Senate on urgency of Colorado River drought plan

Proposed budget cuts for Special Olympics concern those who could be impacted in Arizona

Republicans blast Green New Deal, Democrats say GOP is playing politics

Pentagon moves ahead on border wall, as House can’t override Trump veto

When life gives you lemons: Arizona might declare lemonade as its state drink

For most Arizona lawmakers, Mueller report is not the end of the issue

An exoneration of the president? Democrats, legal experts say it’s too soon to tell

Jobs, recreation, high rents and traffic: Four ways a growing population changes Arizona

McSally talks about sexual assault task force, funding for border wall

Trump attacks on McCain seem to be stirring up support for late senator

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Arizona primary elections might be held earlier in August

Using pain to help others: Opioid crisis is personal for Safford mayor and his wife

Pentagon could divert $30 million Fort Huachuca project to border wall

EPA plan to ease mercury standards raises ire of moms’ group, activists

Arizona vigil for New Zealand victims wields love to overcome hate, terrorism

Arizona sheriff, advocates on hand for Trump veto over border emergency

House panel votes to restrict power of DHS to bypass regulations for wall

Arizona again rejects push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Gallego wins big in runoff to become second woman elected Phoenix mayor

Democrats unveil bill to give DACA, TPS recipients path to citizenship

UA professor cautions senators to go slow in bid to protect personal data

City officials weigh local impact of plan to trim immigrants’ benefits

Extended campaign for Phoenix mayor will be decided Tuesday

Despite last year’s promise, Legislature still has no code of conduct

McSally says she was raped in military, ‘horrified’ by Air Force’s response

A rippling tragedy: Law would require review, standards to prevent maternal deaths

Title X fund limits would have ‘huge impact,’ Planned Parenthood says

‘Historical trauma’: Native communities grapple with missing and murdered women

Transgender soldiers say ban will backfire, but Pentagon defends policy

Phoenix mayoral candidates argue pension debt, Suns arena and public safety

Background-check bill passes, splitting House and Arizona delegation

Alzheimer’s advocates support bill requiring dementia training for care providers, first responders

Arizona lawmakers split on party lines in vote to block Trump emergency

Giffords, Democrats rally at Capitol for gun background-check bill

‘Full speed ahead’: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid at Phoenix rally

As fentanyl seizures rise, so do safety concerns around the deadly drug

Ducey’s budget would add $56 million to day care subsidies for low-income families

As trade deal looms, North American farm officials pledge cooperation

FDA vs. SPF: Feds say new look at sunscreen regulations long overdue

Bill would have repealed requirement that doctors try to save fetuses that survive abortion

Senate bill would outlaw dropping off early ballots on Election Day

Luke AFB F-35 facility funds could be tapped for border wall emergency

Lawsuits, rallies protest Trump declaration of national border emergency

UA professor sues state over denial of health-care coverage to transgender employees

Supreme Court to decide if 2020 Census can ask about citizenship

Constitutional experts express concerns after Trump declares state of emergency

Arizona reaction to Trump’s border emergency splits along party lines

Sinema joins GOP, two Democrats, to confirm Barr as attorney general

Moms Demand Action supports bill to ban guns for people convicted of domestic violence

Senate OKs open-space bill, reviving Land and Water Conservation Fund

As border budget talks wind down, rhetoric from warring sides heats up

Arizona’s top 10 specialty license plates

$300,000 down the drain: Rubber ducky, grease and currency clog treatment plant, cost taxpayers

Phoenix mayoral candidates face off over light rail, Suns arena and homelessness

‘In God We Trust’ license plates spark funding furor

Kelly announces Senate bid, opening high-stakes race to unseat McSally

Keel: State of Native nations ‘strong,’ but feds need to do their part

Pro-life groups seize on Trump call for federal late-term abortion ban

Arizona, other states in ‘governors challenge’ target veteran suicides

Grand Canyon, other parks, to be reimbursed for funds spent in shutdown

Arizona food banks prepare for possible government shutdown – again

Clean-water permits take longest in Arizona, study of Southwestern states says

Trump call for unity appears to do little to sway divided Congress

Poll: Phoenix residents want answers about government shutdown during State of the Union

Arizona lawmakers deliver messages with State of the Union guests

Experts give 4 reasons why Trump can’t declare a national emergency to build a wall

Pentagon more than doubles active-duty troops deployed to border

Transgender troops in limbo as courts, Pentagon debate right to serve

Arizona bills to expand non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ have bipartisan support

Estrada says border wall alone is not the best way to stem drug trafficking

Pentagon defends use of active-duty troops to support border security

‘Afflicted not addicted’: Chronic pain sufferers rally for access to opioids

How Arizona national parks survived the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Standing up for veterans who need haircuts, housing and other help

Shutdown cost economy $11 billion, but long-term effects likely minimal

‘STOLEN’: Arizona approves digital license plates

Congressional leaders, Trump reach deal to reopen government – for now

It’s the law that can’t be obeyed: Firms hire with E-Verify on hiatus

Giles, other mayors blast plan to ask citizenship status on 2020 Census

‘Enough is enough’: State considers cellphone ban for drivers weeks after officer’s death

Arizona comes up short again on highway-safety report for lack of laws

Arizona high court hears appeal of Phoenix law protecting LGBT rights

Thousands march in downtown Phoenix to celebrate MLK Day

Arizona’s indigenous women led the Phoenix Women’s March

Asian-Americans working to make their voices heard in Arizona

Arizonans travel to D.C. for ‘powerful and electrifying’ Women’s March

March for Life draws upbeat pro-life crowd on chilly Washington day

Rainy day fund, drought and teacher pay: Ducey proposes 2020 budget

‘Maverick Mural’ in Scottsdale provokes squabble over property rights

March madness: Arizonans head to Washington for busy weekend of demonstrations

A trip to India set Cindy McCain on a mission against human trafficking

Arizona mom joins activists protesting Wheeler nomination to head EPA

Roll with it: Toilet paper, trash show brisk business at Grand Canyon

Lawmakers, advocates say shutdown’s impact hits hardest in tribal areas

Biggs, Gosar among handful to oppose back pay for furloughed feds

‘Let’s get to work’: Ducey touts accomplishments, lists water and education as top priorities

Milstead, after White House event, says wall is needed for border ‘crisis’

As shutdown drags on, some lawmakers defer pay – but only for now

On eighth anniversary of shooting, Giffords in D.C. to support gun bill

Former Arizona forester taps years of history in new Forest Service job

Officials hopeful ‘fire funding fix’ helps tame brutal wildfire seasons

Cuts in refugee admission defended as necessary, decried as ‘disastrous’

In rural Pennsylvania, family detention a world away from the border

First in Congress? Get in line, as more women, minorities head to Hill

New Congress likely to resume torrid pace of judicial confirmations

Grijalva could bring dramatic shift as head of resources committee

Immigration reform likely to make – limited – gains in next Congress

Ducey taps McSally for McCain’s seat; state to have two women senators

Newly empowered House Democrats set priorities for next Congress

A year after its supposed demise, DACA renewals struggle along

Arizona delegation brings new faces, less seniority to next Congress

Despite fits and starts, officials optimistic a water deal is close

Victims of Baptist Foundation scheme still recovering 20 years later

Dewey-Humboldt Town Council condemns coyote-killing contests

Will Arizona’s saguaros survive climate change and drought?

Luke Air Force Base feels effects of national shortage of pilots, instructors

After Grijalva calls for him to resign, Zinke responds with blistering tweet

Freshman hazing: Stanton draws short straw in lottery for Hill offices

Arizona Gov. Ducey to ask for $30 million in budget proposal for drought plan

As deadline looms, lawmakers push to save popular public lands fund

Border safety, trade are high on agenda for Republican governors

Trailblazing lawmaker Ed Pastor remembered as tireless advocate, ‘legend’

Challenge to Phoenix’s gay anti-discrimination law heading to Arizona high court

Supreme Court limits ability to designate endangered species habitat

Border tear gas incident renews wall debate, but little change expected

Record midterm election turnout still shows problem in voter numbers, experts say

Advocates urge troop withdrawal; DHS repeats need to ‘harden’ border

Advocates push back against border wall funds, citing other U.S. needs

Flake threat to scuttle judicial nominees is scuttled by delayed vote

Forest Service chief grilled over charges of sexual harassment in agency

Flake threatens judicial nominations to force vote on special counsel

Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

Kirkpatrick, Stanton join freshmen in strong Democratic House class

Sinema lands in Washington, a day after McSally concedes Senate race

At ease: In Pat Tillman’s hometown, a community works overtime to protect his legacy

Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

But wait, there’s more: Arizona political ad spending hit new highs

Sinema wins Senate seat, will become first woman U.S. senator from Arizona

Advocates want lame-duck border law pause; White House eyes new rules

With Senate seat in the balance, GOP lawsuit claims inequality in vote count

Hiccups and ‘voter fatigue’: Election Day challenges discussed

1.7 million votes and counting: Officials say wait until Thursday for results of McSally, Sinema Senate race

Ex-felons can reclaim voting rights, but hundreds of thousands don’t

Voters reject controversial Proposition 305 school voucher measure

Early returns show McSally, Sinema race for Senate remains too close to call

Doug Ducey wins second term as Arizona governor

Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

Seeing Stars: Midterm ballots include James Bond, JFK, Elvis, others

Women account for 39 percent of Arizona ballot, among highest in nation

Battles over Props 127, 305 and Senate seat, with last-minute push for voters

Transgender rally at state Capitol encourages voting

Rocks vs. Glocks: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

Green nominee’s withdrawal injects new drama into tense Senate race

Young-voter turnout up sharply, but still trails most other age groups

Nogales awaits arrival of U.S. troops as migrant caravan plods north

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona

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Appeals court rejects latest challenge to state’s ‘ballot harvesting’ law

Nov. 6 looking like April 24 all over again in Lesko-Tipirneni rematch

Trump’s aim of skirting birthright citizenship draws backlash, skeptics

Trump wants to revoke birthright citizenship, but can he act on his own?

Long hours, low pay, but poll workers are still signing up – for now

Administration plans to send 5,200 active-duty military to assist at border

Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown

Secretary of State: Katie Hobbs intends to improve election security in Arizona

Secretary of State: Steve Gaynor vows to ‘fix’ broken election system

State Treasurer: Mark Manoil calls for big structural changes in state government

State Treasurer: Kimberly Yee pledges to push for lower taxes, financial education

Arizona Corporation Commission: Kiana Sears says experience as energy consultant sets her apart

Arizona Corporation Commission: Justin Olson pledges to keep putting ratepayers first

Arizona Corporation Commission: Sandra Kennedy wants a second chance to help ratepayers

Arizona Corporation Commission: Rodney Glassman vows to restore integrity to regulatory board

State Mine Inspector: Joe Hart seeks improved public safety, more training for miners

State Mine Inspector: Bill Pierce criticizes agency’s inadequate budget

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Kathy Hoffman would address teacher shortage, bilingual programs

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Frank Riggs wants best teachers, good pay

Attorney General: Mark Brnovich pledges to keep focus on consumer protection

Attorney General race: January Contreras touts her public service

Governor: David Garcia focuses on education

Governor: Doug Ducey cites education, public safety among top priorities

U.S House, District 8: Debbie Lesko makes protecting citizens her top priority

U.S House, District 9: Steve Ferrara stresses need for autonomy and bipartisanship

U.S House, District 9: Greg Stanton touts mayoral experience, job creation, bipartisanship

U.S House, District 5: Joan Greene vows to fight corruption, boost schools

U.S House, District 8: Hiral Tipirneni seeks health care reform, gun violence solutions

U.S House, District 6: Anita Malik emphasizes education, health care

U.S House, District 6: David Schweikert has ‘fixation’ on retirement security

U.S House, District 4: Paul Gosar touts his track record, pushes for deregulation

U.S House, District 4: David Brill calls health care biggest issue for voters

U.S. House, District 5: Andy Biggs seeks second term, focuses on immigration, taxes, repealing Obamacare

U.S House, District 3: Nick Pierson vows to focus on jobs, immigration issues

U.S House, District 3: Raúl Grijalva seeks 9th term, poverty and education are top issues

U.S. House, District 2: Lea Marquez Peterson labels herself an independent voice

U.S. House, District 2: Ann Kirkpatrick vows to fight for health care, DACA

U.S House, District 1: Wendy Rogers echoes Trump, ‘We must build the wall’

U.S House, District 1: Tom O’Halleran cites good jobs, better education as priorities

Latino voter turnout likely to rise, driven by immigration, health care

Grand Canyon Park superintendent reassigned while under federal investigation

Missing in Arizona Day: Searching for loved ones in bones and DNA

U.S. Senate race: Health care is top issue for Sinema

U.S. Senate race: National security is top issue for McSally

O’Connor diagnosis brings flood of tributes from friends, colleagues

Arizona’s November election: Read candidate profiles, stories and more

Proposition 305: Should Arizona expand state’s school voucher program?

Prop 127’s potential to reshape Arizona energy has electrified supporters and opponents

Reports show Senate race on track to be among state’s costliest

Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

Trump threat to use military to close the border met with skepticism

Who pays? Who knows? Air Force One campaign trip costs hard to gauge

Repeating history: McSally’s treason accusation is tried-and-true political tactic

Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

McSally, Sinema stress voting records during their only Senate debate

Senate, House take early recess as contentious midterm elections loom

Kyl presses Nielsen on weekend release of migrant families from custody

Oops or Shine On? Phoenix program helps residents recycle better

Flake, Kyl join razor-thin majority to put Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

Flake ends weeks of wavering, is expected to vote to confirm Kavanaugh

Two voters walking into library to place their votes

Deadline to register for November election is Tuesday, Oct. 9

Arizona law professors among thousands urging a ‘no’ vote on Kavanaugh

Kyl, Flake vote to move Kavanaugh one step closer to confirmation

Federal judge temporarily halts Trump administration’s order ending Temporary Protected Status

Former ASU swimmer joins athletes urging protection from sexual assaults

After angry Kavanaugh hearing, Flake, Coons renew bipartisanship call

Gosar vs. Gosar ads bring buzz to Democrat, but upset odds still long

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Justices press both sides in Mount Lemmon Fire District age-bias case

Arizona could lose millions without federal grant program for outdoor recreation

Flake votes to approve Kavanaugh – for now – demands an FBI probe

Maricopa County prosecutor takes center stage in questioning of Ford

Protesters for, against Kavanaugh stage spirited, largely civil rallies

Testimony in Kavanaugh hearing was must-see TV, ASU professors say

Flake calls for civility, open minds at hearing for Kavanaugh, Ford