By Jessica Myers | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX - New unemployment claims rose to almost 3.3 million last week, an increase of 3 million over the previous week and the highest on record, new Labor Department numbers show, and economists say this could just be the beginning of a jobs spiral from the coronavirus.
By Hannah Foote | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX – With COVID-19 cases detected in 13 of Arizona’s 15 counties, legislators approve aid for seniors and taxpayers coping with pandemic.
By Jessica Myers | Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Senate gave overwhelming approval Wednesday to a multibillion-dollar coronavirus relief bill, the second such bill in two weeks, and immediately turned its attention to a third bill that could have a $1 trillion price tag.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Wednesday, March 4, 2020
WASHINGTON - The House late Wednesday approved $8.3 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The bill passed by an overwhelming 415-2 vote - with Reb. Andy Biggs, R-Peoria, counting for one of the two "nays."
By Valerie Gonzales | Wednesday, March 4, 2020
PHOENIX – Here’s what you need to know about COVID-19 in the Grand Canyon State, from symptoms and prevention to testing and travel.
By Isabella Hulsizer | Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
PHOENIX – January 2020 was the warmest January recorded across the world. But what does that mean for Arizona?
By Farah Eltohamy | Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors declares the county a sanctuary for gun rights, drawing an array of criticism from those concerned about gun violence and regulation.
By Dzevida Sadikovic | Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020
FLAGSTAFF – Flagstaff businesses are struggling to deal with Arizona’s highest minimum wage, which will climb to $15.50 an hour in two years. Voters in 2016 approved a proposition to help provide a living wage for workers.
By Miranda Cyr | Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
SAN LUIS RÍO COLORADO, Mexico – With U.S. officials rejecting requests to vaccinate those held in border facilities, some organizations are working to get migrants the health care they need – on the Mexican side of the border – before they request asylum in the states.
By Emily Dean | Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
PHOENIX – Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Art as therapy, whether through visual, performance or other means, is being used as a recovery system from sexual assault.
By J.J. Santos | Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
PHOENIX – The Valleywise Behavioral Health Center, which will provide nearly 200 beds and other patient services, has opened in the old Maryvale Hospital.
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
PHOENIX – Advocates continue struggling to keep qualified Hispanic families enrolled in public programs like food stamps and cash assistance amid changes to the so-called public charge rule. The U.S. Supreme Court last month decided to let the rule take effect, and that happens on Feb. 24. It allows immigration officers to consider applicants’ use of public benefits, including Medicaid, in deciding to grant green cards, visas and changes in residency.