By Jessica Myers | Friday, March 27, 2020
PHOENIX - The spread of COVID-19 has "deeply affected" Arizona animal shelters, which are discontinuing some services, cutting hours and trying to juggle between taking animals in and adopting them out to stretch resources while protecting pets and people.
By Caroline Yu | Wednesday, March 25, 2020
PHOENIX – There are 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus among Arizona State University students, and more of the latest news about the novel coronavirus
By Jessica Myers | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
PHOENIX - Arizona mayors Tuesday questioned Gov. Doug Ducey's inclusion of golf courses, salons, laundries and other businesses in the definition of "essential services" that local governments would be barred from closing in response to the coronavirus.
By Sedona Saulnier | Friday, March 20, 2020
PHOENIX – Gov. Ducey activates the National Guard to help stores and food banks and signs an executive order that places restrictions on businesses and delays expiration dates on driver’s licenses. Arizonans took to social media to weigh in.
By Madison Staten | Monday, March 9, 2020
PHOENIX – Arizona environmental groups gather in front of City Hall to ask Phoenix to declare a climate emergency.
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.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.
By Jonmaesha Beltran | Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved civilian oversight of the Phoenix police that combines a new city agency and a community review board that will have the power to investigate complaints against police, recommend policy changes directly to the police chief and set up community outreach.
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 Christopher Howley | Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020
PHOENIX – Residents will see their recycling and composting rates go up over the next two years. The rate increase comes after two years of China cutting back on what types of recycling it will accept, meaning less revenue to offset the city’s recycling program.
Phoenix replacing more diesel-fueled garbage trucks with environmentally friendlier natural gas vehicles
By Christopher Howley | Friday, Jan. 31, 2020
PHOENIX – To reduce emissions by city vehicles, Phoenix will use a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purchase more garbage trucks fueled by compressed natural gas.
By Luis Torres and Jamie Landers | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
PHOENIX – Phoenix and other cities protect residents and visitors based on race, disability and ”gender identity or expression,” but several lawmakers and community leaders say it’s time for a statewide law. SB 1321 would ban discrimination in housing, jobs and other areas based on sexual orientation and gender identity.