Arizona delegation in rare agreement on debt limit bill – nobody likes it
WASHINGTON - The House Wednesday approved a debt-limit bill that was almost universally disliked, but which some lawmakers said they would vote for because failing to do so could spark a default on the nation's debt. Arizona lawmakers were split on the plan.
Arizona, California, Nevada agree on cuts to Colorado River water use
WASHINGTON - Arizona, California and Nevada unveiled a plan Monday to save 3 million acre-feet of Colorado River water between now and 2026, a stopgap measure to buy time while authorities figure out a long-term plan for the river.
Map of border surveillance towers shows growing ‘virtual wall’ along US southern border
PHOENIX – The Electronic Frontier Foundation created a map of more than 300 surveillance towers on the United States-Mexico border. EFF questions the implications of surveillance on citizens in border communities and the expansion of surveillance technology.
With tears and laughter, Mercury center Brittney Griner speaks for first time since Russian detainment
PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner met with reporters for the first time since her arrest in Russia on Feb. 17, 2022, on drug-related charges. The press conference attracted local and national media and included Gov. Katie Hobbs and Griner’s wife, Cherelle.
What direction should the Cardinals go? Arizona’s best eight options in NFL Draft
PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals, with a restructured front office and in need of a rebuild, face a potentially franchise-altering decision with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. A shaved-down current roster for the Cardinals begs the question, trade back and fill more holes or use the pick to select a centerpiece defender to build around?
Phoenix Suns prepared for early test vs. Los Angeles Clippers in NBA playoffs
PHOENIX – The trio of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Chris Paul will have to play to their capabilities to stop Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles Clippers, but they are more than up to the task.
State budget negotiations said to be close as Arizona governor celebrates 100th day in office
PHOENIX — In her first 100 days, Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has vetoed more than 40 bills and created oversight commissions to find solutions to the state’s pressing problems.
Going (Savannah) Bananas: Exhibition baseball teams take over Scottsdale, Peoria to delight of fans
SCOTTSDALE – The Savannah Bananas came to Scottsdale Stadium and Peoria Sports Complex last weekend as part of their 2023 world tour. The game featured plenty of entertainment outside of the unique Banana Ball rules.
Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting rotation enters 2023 strong as ever amid absences
GLENDALE – Featuring young stars and veteran leadership, the Dodgers’ starting five boasts a wide array of stories. Regardless, the rotation enters 2023 stronger than ever, ready to compete in a strong NL West.
Glendale breaks ground on first complex to use state affordable housing tax credit
GLENDALE – Centerline on Glendale will be the first housing complex in Arizona funded in part by the state affordable housing tax credit. The complex will have 368 new affordable apartments for Glendale residents by 2024.
Even resilience can’t help GCU overcome Gonzaga in NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament
DENVER – The Grand Canyon men's basketball team ran out of gas against Gonzaga in the NCAA tournament. However, Friday night marked another building block for the program’s young history and it came with strong fan support.
Kesha Hodge Washington, Kevin Robinson claim victory in Phoenix City Council runoff elections
PHOENIX – Phoenix City Council races for districts 6 and 8 were decided in runoff elections Tuesday, with Kevin Robinson beating Sam Stone in District 6 to replace term-limited Council member Sal DiCiccio and challenger Kesha Hodge Washington claiming victory over incumbent Carlos Garcia in District 8.