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These state employees can bring their babies to work

PHOENIX – Babies cooing in strollers and on brightly colored play mats in their parents’ cubicles are commonplace at the Arizona Department of Health Services.


Homeland Security secretary vows to enforce Trump travel ban ‘humanely’

WASHINGTON - The secretary of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's ban on refugee admissions and vowed that his department would enforce the policy "humanely."


Tempe passes ordinance regulating electric bicycles

TEMPE - Tempe City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Thursday that implements rules for electric bicycles, which are not regulated by the state.


Nogales wary about executive order to start building border wall

NOGALES, ARIZONA - As President Donald Trump signed executive orders in Washington to build a wall and increase enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico border, Carlos Santa Cruz’s small section of fence behind his house was quiet and serene. A landscaper in Nogales and Rio Rico, he has lived right next to the border for 37 years and has seen the changes that have come with different presidential administrations.


Tribes eye Trump: Some welcoming, some wary of new administration

WASHINGTON - Peter MacDonald Sr. is a Navajo code talker, a lifelong Republican – and an unabashed supporter of President Donald Trump.

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Amid sea of MAGA hats, Arizonans relish moment of Trump inauguration

WASHINGTON - Tucson resident Greg Shimn knew he would have had a better view of the ceremonies from his couch back home, but there was no way he was going to miss the chance to be there in person for Donald Trump's inauguration.


Inauguration speech disappoints Grijalva, who watches from Tucson

TUCSON - While the fanfare of Donald Trump’s inauguration engulfed Washington, D.C., in a swathe of traditions and “Make America Great Again” hats on Friday, Rep. Raúl Grijalva watched the ceremony alone from his office a couple thousand miles away.


Some Arizona Democrats balk as Pelosi re-elected minority leader

WASHINGTON - House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi their leader Wednesday with support from more than two thirds of the caucus, but from just half of the Arizona Democrats in the House.

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Democrats delay, as House GOP keeps leaders after historic elections

WASHINGTON - House Republicans capped a tumultuous campaign season by unanimously re-electing their leadership team Tuesday, while Democrats delayed their vote to give them time to figure out how to move forward following a disastrous election.


Minority, civil rights groups will work with Trump, will fight if need be

WASHINGTON - Minority and civil rights organizations met in Washington Thursday with a message for President-elect Donald Trump: They are willing to work with his administration, but only if he rejects what they called the hateful rhetoric of his campaign.


State officials extend condolences over Tucson native killed in Jordan

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials were extending their condolences for a Tucson native who was among three soldiers killed Friday when their "convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base," according to a Defense Department statement.


Millennial turnout on Election Day still in question

PHOENIX - For the first time during an election cycle, the millennial generation surpassed the baby boomers as the largest population of potential voters. Yet as Arizona set a record for early voting this month, millennials accounted for just 11 percent of ballots cast.