WASHINGTON - The House overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to waive polygraph tests for military, law enforcement and veterans applying for Border Patrol jobs, despite concerns that it could open the door to problem hires.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - The Interior Department has "not accomplished much" in its program to buy up marginal Indian lands and return them to tribes, despite spending two-thirds of a $1.9 billion fund for the program, a department official said recently.
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.
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.
By Holly Bernstein and Chris Benincaso |
Thursday, June 1, 2017
PHOENIX – Neighborhood protection, small business growth and support for teachers are among the issues voters will consider before deciding who they will elect to the Phoenix City Council in District 6, the only competitive council race on the Aug. 29 ballot.