By Vandana Ravikumar | Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services insisted to a House panel that there are no new plans to end "medical deferred action," but Democrats called the administration "cruel" for considering the notion in the first place.
By Miranda Cyr | Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
PHOENIX – With the rejection of Proposition 105, the expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix will begin in November. A group of businesses is organizing to demand that Phoenix officials support them with subsidies in anticipation of business losses during years of construction.
By Justine Coleman and Isaac Windes | Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
OSO, Wash. – Communities devastated by smaller disasters receive a fraction of the national attention and the funding.
By Miranda Faulkner | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - The House on a mostly party line vote condemned President Donald Trump's "racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred" in response to the president's tweets that progressive congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they originally came from.
By Miranda Faulkner | Friday, July 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Immigration rhetoric heated up on Capitol Hill, with.deportation sweeps expected to start in major cities this weekend and footage of migrant families held in what critics call "deplorable" conditions at the border sparking outrage from both sides of the aisle.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 2, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – A group including Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, recently visited immigration detention facilities in Texas. Stanton said the facilities don’t meet American values.
By Andrew Howard | Wednesday, March 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was one of just three Democrats to vote against the "Green New Deal," as the expansive environmental bill faced its first test vote in the Senate and a renewed round of criticism from Republicans who called it a job killer
By Andrew Howard and Alyssa Klink | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers can each bring a guest to the State of the Union address and most do it to send a subtle - or not so subtle - message. Arizona lawmakers are no different, with guests including a Border Patrol agent and a DACA, a teacher and a conservative talk show host.
By Renata Cló | Monday, Dec. 24, 2018
WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.
By Chris McCrory | Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.
By Ricardo Ávila | Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
PHOENIX – Derrick Coleman, the NFL’s first legally deaf offensive player, shared his story with the Phoenix School for the Deaf.
By Jimmie Jackson | Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could lead to the prevention, cure or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease has reached $1.9 billion annually but still lags far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said.