Government

Details on Comey’s Russia discussions with Trump concern lawmakers

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers expressed dismay Wednesday at advance copies of former FBI Director James Comey's scheduled Senate committee testimony showing Comey had repeated discussions with President Donald Trump about probes of Russian influence with the administration.

Trump says privatizing air traffic control will speed modernization

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's plan to privatize operations of the nation's air traffic control towers - including at least six in Arizona - will help speed upgrades to a system that has been slow to modernize, the White House said Monday.

Gov. Doug Ducey declares opioid emergency in Arizona

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday declared a public health emergency spurred by a devastating jump in Arizona opioid deaths in 2016, calling for a coordinated effort by the medical community and state and local governments to find solutions to an epidemic.

Arizona cities buck Trump, pledge to stick to Paris climate goals

WASHINGTON - Arizona cities Friday spurned President Donald Trump's plan to pull the U.S. out of a global emissions compact, with at least three mayors pledging their cities would hew to the emission goals laid out in the Paris accord.

Trump plan to exit Paris accord riles Arizona Democrats, warms GOP

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States will withdraw from a global agreement on emissions that "handicaps" the economy, a move that Arizona critics charged will end up harming both the economy and the environment.