Search result for Joseph Guzman

Family planning clinics see business bump with Trump in White House

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's election meant different things to different Americans. To Phoenix resident Cassidy Trowbridge, it meant she needed to make an appointment at her local family planning clinic to get a long-term contraceptive device.


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.

VA Chief

Report: Airline quality best in years, but Sky Harbor carriers lag

WASHINGTON - Airlines performed better last year than they had for almost the last three decades, according to an annual report on airline quality released Monday.


Phoenix slips in national ranking of cities for solar energy capacity

WASHINGTON - Phoenix fell from third to fifth place among cities for total installed solar capacity last year, slowed by charges imposed on Arizona solar users at time when other cities surged ahead with new installation.


Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

WASHINGTON - Arizona saw a 6 percent increase in solar jobs in 2016, bouncing back from a sharp drop the year before but still trailing well behind the national average growth of 25 percent in solar jobs.


Trump rolls back Obama coal, clean-air rules; critics question impact

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's executive order rolling back at least a half-dozen Obama-era climate policies will not save coal jobs as the president claims, but it will definitely harm the environment, critics said Tuesday.


Advocates: Cutting energy funds leaves poor with ‘heat or eat’ choice

WASHINGTON - Arizona got more than $21 million to help low-income residents pay their heating bills last year and another $1 million for home weatherization - money that would be lost under the Trump administration's proposed budget.


Court rejects cases on Navajo Generating Station impact, its closing

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court rejected two cases related to the Navajo Generating Station, one that aimed to tighten environmental restrictions on the coal-fired power plant and another questioned the process that calls for the plant's closure.


Former Homeland Security secretary addresses cybersecurity concerns

PHOENIX – Michael Chertoff, who served as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009, said there’s a new story about hacking that “catches your attention” every day.


Advocates leery of plan to hire more immigration judges, prosecutors

WASHINGTON - Advocates say a backlog in immigration courts denies justice to the accused, but they are not ready to endorse President Donald Trump's plan to speed up the process by hiring more judges and prosecutors.


As feds crack down on immigration, locals push to protect residents

WASHINGTON - Arizona city officials said Monday that while federal policy on immigration is shifting under President Donald Trump, municipalities still have a duty to make residents in their cities feel safe - undocumented or otherwise.


Family fights efforts to weaken Shannon’s Law

PHOENIX – State Rep. Tony Rivero doesn’t believe accidental firing of a gun within city limits should be a felony.