Government

Moving to Maricopa County, 222 people at a time

BUCKEYE – Tammy Navarre and her husband were two of the 222 people who moved to Maricopa County every day of 2016, making it the fastest growing county in the nation.

Kelly touts Homeland Security gains, has harsh words for critics

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.

Arizonans paid $11,264 in federal tax in 2016, below U.S. average

WASHINGTON - After accounts are settled Tuesday with Uncle Sam, the typical Arizonan will have sent $11,264 to the federal government, about 20 percent below the national average of $14,051, according to an economic policy think tank.

Sen. Jeff Flake faces hostility at AZ town hall

MESA – The audience chanted “Health care for all,” “No to the wall,” and “Shame on you” as Republican Senator Jeff Flake took the stage last week at a town hall at the Mesa Convention Center.

Trump targets Planned Parenthood with act; little Arizona change likely

WASHINGTON - Arizona advocates said they anticipate little immediate effect on funding after President Donald Trump's signing of a resolution Thursday that opens the door to states denying federal dollars to family planning facilities that provide abortions.

VA unveils tool to give vets clearer picture of medical care, delays

WASHINGTON - Veterans advocates said they were cautiously optimistic Wednesday about a new Department of Veteran Affairs website that aims to provide veterans better information on wait times and quality of care at the agency's hospitals.