Government

Giffords joins Democrats accusing Trump, GOP of pandering to NRA

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined House and Senate Democrats Wednesday to accuse Republicans of pandering to the gun lobby with bills to do away with gun-free school zones and deregulate silencers, among other measures.

FEC: Arizonans gave $1.5 million toward Trump’s $107 million inaugural

WASHINGTON - Arizona residents donated $1.5 million toward President Donald Trump's record-breaking inauguration fund, dwarfing the $26,000 that Arizonans gave to the last inauguration of President Barack Obama, according to Federal Election Commission reports.

In Focus, episode 7: ‘Aging out’ of foster care in Arizona

On this episode of In Focus, we look at the foster care system in Arizona, specifically for those in the system over the age of 18. Although foster children can leave the foster care system when they turn 18, they can sign a voluntary agreement to continue until they turn 21. Why might some teens decide stay? We talk with one young woman who explains her choice.

SRP gets failing grade for transparency of online financial records

WASHINGTON - Arizona's Salt River Project earned failing marks for the transparency of its online financial records, one of more than half of special districts nationwide to fail in a new report on districts that provide services independently of state or local jurisdictions.

Bernie Sanders, Tom Perez visit Mesa to rally Democrats, push for change

MESA – Arizona voters may have voted Republican in the 2016 presidential election, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez recently visited Mesa to share their confidence in the state’s ability to turn blue.

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as Democrat

WASHINGTON - All the things that analysts say present a political challenge for Deedra Abboud - her lack of political experience and party ties, her Muslim faith and liberal activism - are the things she embraces in her race for Senate.

‘March for Science’ events expected to draw thousands in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Organizers of the March for Science events scheduled around the country Saturday said they are compelled to march - something scientists don't normally do - to defend their work against critics and their programs against budget-cutters.

¿Las políticas del presidente Trump te afectan?

Nuestro informativo Cronkite Noticias quisiera saber si las políticas del presidente Donald Trump sobre inmigración te afectan a ti o a personas que conoces.