Government

A year after U.S. left Paris climate pact, mayors still cling to fight

WASHINGTON - Little has changed since last summer, when the U.S. pulled out of the Paris Accords on climate change and five Arizona cities joined hundreds around the country that vowed to live up to the Paris standards - but the Arizona cities appear to be sticking to their guns.

All in a (12-hour) day’s work: Lawmakers log long hours despite gridlock

WASHINGTON - With the House on recess for August and Congress gridlocked, it's easy to think that lawmakers aren't working hard but that confuses their work product with their work ethic, said one expert, who points to a study showing House members typically work 70 hour weeks.

Tweet retreat: Twitter purge trimmed lawmakers’ followers, impact small

WASHINGTON - When Twitter purged suspicious accounts last month, almost every member of Arizona's congressional delegation saw his or her followers drop, but the hits were small and experts say they will likely have little long-term impact, with some accounts already rebounding.

ACLU drops suit against Gosar for blocking social media accounts

WASHINGTON - The Arizona chapter of American Civil Liberties Union withdrew a lawsuit it had filed against Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, after he blocked two constituents from his social media accounts, with both sides claiming victory in the dispute.