TUCSON – Researchers from the University of Arizona now are able to precisely track snowpack across the United States, which will help as the West gets drier and hotter..
WASHINGTON - Jonathan Cottrell understands that when it comes to available venture capital, the Valley is no Silicon Valley. But he and other entrepreneurs don't know why that can't change, and they have started various networking and mentoring efforts in hopes of turning things around.
WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates Wednesday called for Congress to play a bigger role in checking executive power, saying the Trump administration is causing an "unprecedented level of anxiety, confusion and fear" in immigrant communities.
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that apprehensions at the Southwestern border have fallen sharply during his first 90 days in office, but there is still security work to be done in the United States and abroad.
WASHINGTON - Arizonans have filed 439 complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about medical debt collectors since the bureau started tracking complaints in 2013, the 11th-highest rate in the nation, according to a new report.
WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators joined other Republicans - and three Democrats - in a 54-45 vote Friday confirming Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court, one day after the GOP invoked the "nuclear option" to end a Democratic filibuster and allow a vote.
WASHINGTON - Even small change can make a difference in the fight against government spending.
WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to hire thousands more border and immigration officers is "desperately" needed, but unlikely to happen quickly at agencies plagued by low morale and a cumbersome hiring process, witnesses told a Senate panel Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals criticized plans to split the massive Western circuit in two, telling a House committee Thursday that doing so would cost taxpayers money while slowing down the judicial process.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate by a quarter-percent Wednesday, to 1.0 percent, a move that Arizona business leaders welcomed as one that is likely to benefit Arizona consumers in the long run.
WASHINGTON - Two Arizonans were in Washington this week with stories of how the Affordable Care Act has affected them - stories that came down on opposite sides of the debate over whether the health care law should be replaced.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump delivered an hourlong speech to Congress Tuesday that, while short on detail, was long on rhetoric that kept Republican lawmakers jumping to their feet and Democrats mostly sitting on their hands.