Officials: IRS response to taxpayer calls down sharply, wait times up
Taxpayers are losing the ability to hold the IRS accountable because of steep declines in the “powerful” agency’s ability to respond to questions and complaints, the agency’s national taxpayer advocate said Wednesday.
Fort Huachuca plans ‘buffer’ against development; conservationists skeptical
A trio of federal agencies announced this week that Fort Huachuca will be part of a program aimed at preventing land development around bases, to aid military operations while protecting vulnerable environments.
Panel: Government needs better way of measuring border security
The Department of Homeland Security needs to find a better way to measure the success of border security policy or else spending on the issue is little more than "a shot in the dark," a panel of experts said Monday.
Ducey calls budget, education highlights of first 100 days
Before boarding his “Opportunity Express” RV on Wednesday to celebrate his first 100 days in office, Gov. Doug Ducey said he has provided “100 productive days of promises kept.”
If Winslow levee isn’t fixed, there won’t be a corner to stand on
The Navajo County Board of Supervisors has approved a multimillion-dollar plan to rehabilitate a levee that protects Winslow, historic Route 66 and a rail line from flooding on the Little Colorado River. The county has been saving for the improvements over the past decade, but officials say they may ask Winslow to pick up some of the $66 million cost.
New life for paint: Gilbert connecting unused cans with people, projects
GILBERT – You can’t beat the price of a 5-gallon drum of latex paint at Jack Minkalis’ shop – as long as gray or tan will get the job done.
Interactive video: Efforts to track Mexican gray wolves
Cronkite News reporter Laura Sposato and producer Court Jeffrey produced this interactive video about efforts to track Mexican gray wolves.