By McKenzie Sadeghi | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Sierra Maughan of Arizona from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - Union leaders say the close to 1,800 striking Asarco workers in Arizona and Texas remain "strong" as the strike entered its fourth month Monday, with little hope of a settlement in sight.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House passed a nonbinding resolution calling on the president to end the use of U.S. military "to engage in hostilities in or against Iran or any part of its government or military."
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020
WASHINGTON - The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service said it plans to take the Kanab ambersnail, a tiny snail found in just three sites in the Colorado River watershed, off the list of endangered species in light ot new evidence that the snail is not genetically different from other, more common ambersnails.
By Kara Harris | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
WASHINGTON - New data from the Phoenix Police Department show shootings by city officers fell sharply last year, from 44 incidents in 2018 to just 15 in 2019, bringing the city more in line with its average of recent years.
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona's minimum wage rises from $11 to $12 an hour on New Year's Day, a move advocates said is "long overdue" but also a long way from solving the state's poverty issues.Business officials counter that the higher wage will only make jobs more scarce for people looking for work.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - The $1.4 trillion budget that Congress passed last week contained $1.375 billion for border wall construction in fiscal 2020 - what one expert called a "mixed bag" in which neither side got all it wanted.
By Kara Harris | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - The House vote to impeach President Donald Trump was just minutes old when the emails started flying, as national political parties attacked lawmakers considered vulnerable in 2020 - including three in Arizona - hoping to leverage their impeachment votes against them.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
WASHINGTON - Just hours after a bitterly partisan impeachment vote, the House turned around Thursday and gave overwhelming bipartisan approval to a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement that could affect billions of dollars in annual trade for Arizona.
By Kara Harris | Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Wednesday as the House took a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump, making him just the third president to be impeached and the first while facing re-election.
By Wissam Melhem | Monday, Dec. 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - No one in Arizona's congressional delegation has been through an impeachment vote before, but lawmakers who were in Congress for the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton remember angry phone calls from sharply divided voters - much like the situation today.