By Andres Guerra Luz | Feb. 21, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security officially spelled out how it will enforce President Donald Trump's hardline immigration orders, sparking the same debate Tuesday that followed the president's original executive orders.
By Diego Mendoza-Moyers | Feb. 15, 2017
BISBEE – It’s a sunny and cool early February day. The chill in the air perfectly offsets the sun’s glow, heating the canyon that cradles the town. This community, tucked up in southeastern Arizona’s mountains, curls around a massive, defunct open-pit copper mine that once fueled its economy.
By Emily L. Mahoney | Feb. 10, 2017
PHOENIX - Citing limited resources and Arizona’s controversial history, many local and state law enforcement officials said they have no plans to amp up their immigration enforcement in light of a presidential executive order calling for them to crackdown on illegal immigration.
By Mark Harris | Feb. 3, 2017
PHOENIX — Fans will gather at sports bars around the Valley Sunday to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons clash in Super Bowl LI and the crowd at Toso’s Sports Bar & Grill figures to be especially enthusiastic.
By Kendra Penningroth | Jan. 16, 2017
WASHINGTON - Public school advocates in Arizona are withholding judgment - for now - on school-choice champion Betsy DeVos, who faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday on her nomination to become the next secretary of Education.
By Brendan Kennealy and Miranda Tomlinson | Jan. 4, 2017
PHOENIX - Arizona is among the most prohibitive states in America toward gambling. Yet, since Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, casino gambling has proliferated in Arizona. There are now 23 casinos operating on tribal lands within the state.
By Jessica Suerth | Dec. 30, 2016
WASHINGTON - Of five states with recreational marijuana on the ballot this fall, Arizona was the only state where the initiative failed, after supporters ran into a well-funded opposition campaign backed by political heavyweights.
By Aida Chavez | Dec. 29, 2016
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump's most recent immigration pledge is to deport undocumented immigrants with criminal records, which he estimates at 2 million to 3 million immigrants - or roughly the same number deported by outgoing President Barack Obama.
By Jessica Suerth | Dec. 14, 2016
WASHINGTON - Ask enough people about Matt Salmon and eventually the same theme comes up: The Republican congressman from Mesa sticks to his principles, even when they are unpopular.
By Zach Quinn | Nov. 28, 2016
PHOENIX -- As President-elect Donald Trump and the 115th Congress take control in January, immigration reform is expected to be a top priority, and Arizona is among the states with the most at stake.
By Allie Bice | Nov. 14, 2016
WASHINGTON - Incoming Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, and Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona, said they're excited to come to Washington and represent the people of Arizona - but first they have to learn how to do that, exactly.
By Keerthi Vedantam and Claire Roney | Nov. 8, 2016
Democrat Tom O’Halleran was elected to the Congressional District 1 seat, while Republican Andy Biggs was a clear winner in District 6.