By Caroline Linch | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX – Arizona parks and recreation services are faced with the decision of whether to keep them open or close them down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. So far, most have kept hiking trails open, although some services are curtailed and traffic is being regulated.
‘How can I pay the bills’? Freelancers, other journalists impacted by COVID-19’s suspension of sports
By Griffin Fabits | Friday, March 20, 2020
PHOENIX – Nine freelancers and sports journalists share how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 and the suspension of sports.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Tuesday, March 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - Heavy early voting and a steady stream of voters at polling places were boosting turnout in Tuesday's Arizona primary, where former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders competed in a slimmed-down Democratic presidential field.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Friday, March 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - When voters go to the polls Tuesday, they will be handed a ballot listing 18 Democrats who were running for president - 12 of whom have pulled out of the race since the ballots were printed in December. Voters next week know that; early voters did not.
By Farah Eltohamy | Friday, March 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, battling Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, called on thousands of supporters days ahead of the 11th Democratic debate, which will be in Phoenix.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Border Patrol agent in Texas who shot across the border and killed a teen in Mexico cannot be sued by the boy's parents for the death, a ruling likely to affect an almost identical cross-border shooting in Nogales.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
WASHINGTON - New campaign finance reports show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders had raised $768,054 in Arizona through Jan. 31, well ahead of the No. 2 Democratic fundraiser, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's $416,518. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, raised $1.4 million in the state.
By Christopher Scragg and Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee on Friday tapped Phoenix to host a presidential primary debate next month, a move that state Democrats called an acknowledgment of Arizona's increasing importance in the 2020 election.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally officially kicked off the campaign to retain her seat this week, entering a race already awash in cash and which one national analyst calls the "marquee Senate race of the cycle."
By Christopher Gleason | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
SCOTTSDALE – Amy Bockerstette, a new crowd favorite at the Waste Management Open, inspires peers at Tesori Foundation Clinic.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
WASHINGTON - Democratic National Committee officials said they plan to focus aggressively on Maricopa County voters as part of their efforts to swing Arizona, one of six battleground states where the party plans to invest millions in 2020 - a move Republicans call too little, too late.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Census Bureau wants you - specifically 57,000 of you, the number of people needed to fill jobs in Arizona alone for the decennial census in 2020.It's part of a push to hire 500,000 workers nationwide, for enumerators who will go door to door, but for other jobs as well.