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 James Carr | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.
By James Carr | Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – As part of a 50 year plan to revive the population of migrating monarch butterflies, Arizona Game & Fish Department is working with volunteers and other organizations to plant milkweed to make “waypoints” for the insects.
By Deagan Urbatsch | Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
TUCSON – The University of Arizona’s “Pathways to Teaching” program helps people who have already taken 60 hours toward a college degree finish studies that will lead to teaching certificates. Supporters say the pilot program is one small step to decrease teacher shortages and increase retention.
By Tyler Dunn | Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns may not have known what they had when they traded for Aron Baynes this offseason, but they do now. He’s one of the best-shooting centers in the NBA.
By Grayson Schmidt | Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Between the cuts, fresh starts and family tragedies, Rashad Ross has plenty of motivation as he heads into the inaugural XFL season with the LA Wildcats.
By Barbara Smith | Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019
TUCSON – Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Proposition 205, which would have declared Tucson the state's first sanctuary city. The vote came amid warnings from the Trump administration of possible federal sanctions costing the city millions of dollars.
By Wissam Melhem | Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines Thursday as the House passed a resolution that lays out the framework for the next public phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
By Alex Simon | Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
PHOENIX – Opportunities are plentiful for the Pac-12 Networks’ future as the conference prepares for 2024, but the path to get there will continue to be challenging.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door meetings and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.
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.
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By Matthew Roy | Monday, Sept. 30, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona sports figures divided over California law that will allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.