By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County is one of dozens of state and local governments tapped Tuesday to be part of a federal initiative to combat HIV infections, one step in an ambitious plan to end HIV in the U.S. by 2030.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Nov. 25, 2019
WASHINGTON - The obesity rate among young Arizona children in the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program declined from 2010 to 2016 after the program changed its rules to require healthier food, one of 41 states to see obesity rates fall, a new report says.
By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Protesters from across the country, including several from Arizona, crowded the street outside the Supreme Court, chanting "si, se puede" and "home is here" as justices inside the court weighed the future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court grappled with the push to end the DACA program, with some justices suggesting that the Trump administration's justification did not take into account its full impact and others agreeing that the government had provided more than enough reasons for its decision.
By Lindsay Walker and Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - Yazmin Irazoqui-Ruiz and Reyna Montoya will be watching as the Supreme Court considers the fate of DACA Tuesday. The two Arizona DACA recipients were cited in the dozens of brief filed in the case, including opposing briefs from the state and from Arizona advocacy groups.
By Bret Jaspers | Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
PHOENIX – A new model from the Arizona Department of Water Resources for Pinal County predicts that demand for water will outstrip availability over the next 100 years, leaving some developers wondering whether they can build at all.
By Christopher Lindsay | Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – Salt River High School volleyball players were targets of racial taunts. Their governing body is organizing a committee to ensure it doesn’t happen again.
By Lindsay Walker | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona universities suffered the largest percentage cuts in state aid to higher education since the start of the recession and saw the second-largest increase in student tuition at the same time, a new report shows.
By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona school officials told a Washington forum Tuesday that the state has made strides in teacher recruiting and retention, but there is still a long way to go to fixing a problem that saw 21% of teacher jobs vacant at the start of this school year.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
WASHINGTON - Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., announced a book deal Monday that will put her memoir, "Dare to Fly," on bookshelves in May, just six months before she stands for re-election.She's just the latest to pen a book, joining former Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake as election-year authors.
By Lindsay Walker | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Arizona businesswoman Barbara Barrett as the next Air Force secretary, one day after brushing aside an attempt to stall her nomination over Air Force use of Trump hotels for official business.
By Christopher Lindsay | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
PHOENIX – The GCU men’s basketball team welcomes two new transfer players, Jaylen Fisher and Isiah Brown.