By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - Rep. David Schweikert's fundraising is down, he has a well-funded Democratic challenger and his office is dogged by ethics complaints. All that combines to make the 6th District competitive, but it doesn't mean the Schweikert should be counted out yet, analysts say.
By Matthew Roy | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – He "plays to win the game," but he teaches, too. Arizona State football coach Herm Edwards will be in classrooms at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication this spring as a professor of practice.
By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers joined a growing bipartisan chorus critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull American troops from Northern Syria. Sen. Martha McSally is one of several Republicans who said the move could allow a return of the Islamic State that could threaten the U.S.
By Corey Kirk | Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
PHOENIX – First came Brian Lewerke. Then Spencer Rattler. Add J.D. Johnson as the latest quarterback at Pinnacle High School that will take his talents to a Division I program.
By Deagan Urbatsch | Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – Consumer spending is up and economic growth in Arizona and the rest of the U.S. is on the rise, but investor caution is one sign pointing to a potential recession in 2020, global economist Bernard Baumohl told Arizona business leaders.
By Wills Rice | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
LOS ANGELES – The Trump Admin rolls back the Clean Air Act that has helped reduce smog and keep clean air in the West Coast.
By Kailey Broussard | Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - House Democrats and Republicans held competing hearings on proposals to amend the Endangered Species Act on Tuesday, where each side took up their own bills just days before the Trump administration rolls out changes to the decades-old act.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
WASHINGTON - Potential challengers to Rep. David Schweikert were quick to jump on new ethics revelations Friday that there was "substantial reason to believe" the Fountain Hills Republican may have used congressional staff and resources to benefit his political campaigns.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - Time is running out for Navajo landowners who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program to buy back scattered and isolated parcels of land on the Navajo Nation. Friday is the last dayNew Mexico residents to apply while those in Arizona and Utah have until Sept. 30.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Aug. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - Senators have added the late Sen. John McCain's name to defense and veterans bills, and one Arizona school district plans to name an elementary school in his honor, but other tributes to the longtime Arizona lawmaker appear to have stalled in the year since his death.
By Laurel Morales | Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
FLAGSTAFF – Conservation groups are demanding that a uranium mine near the South Rim be permanently closed because it could pollute groundwater.
27 seasons and counting: Despite competition for sports entertainment dollar, Arizona Rattlers endure
By Sebastian Emanuel | Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
PHOENIX – Even in a community where competition is heated for the sports dollar, the Arizona Rattlers have found a way to stay relevant.