By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - The American Opportunity Tax Credit lets people, including former inmates, claim a credit for college education expenses - unless they were convicted of a drug crime. Lawmakers are trying to lift that ban, saying someone jailed for drugs should not be denied benefits a murder can get.
By Kendal Blust | Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
ÁLAMOS, SONORA – Bat Conservation International has an ambitious plan to plant 1 million agave in the U.S and Mexico in the next 10 years. Agave is a key plant for migrating bats.
By John Levally | Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association decided to clear schools that were connected to the scandal involving a former Mountain Pointe assistant coach.
By Tyler Dunn | Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
TEMPE – Guess who has won three straight games? An Arizona Cardinals team that many wrote off showed strength on both sides of the ball in a victory over the New York Giants.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - Rep. David Schweikert's fundraising is down, he has a well-funded Democratic challenger and his office is dogged by ethics complaints. All that combines to make the 6th District competitive, but it doesn't mean the Schweikert should be counted out yet, analysts say.
By Harrison Mantas | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - Three Arizona Republicans held fast with President Donald Trump as the House voted 354-60 Wednesday to rebuke the president's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, leaving former U.S. allies, the Kurds, open to attacks by Turkish forces.
By Chelsea Hofmann | Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
PHOENIX – The Norman Lykes House, which is the last property Frank Lloyd Wright designed, was sold at auction for $1.7 million. Some of the most unique parts of the home are also the most sustainable.
By Wissam Melhem | Monday, Oct. 14, 2019
WASHINGTON – It's a contentious time in Washington, but – for an hour a month at least – Arizona Democrats and Republicans sit down to chat over breakfast.
By Megan U. Boyanton and Kailey Broussard | Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Texas Friday blocked an administration plan to use $3.6 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall construction, calling President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure the funds "unlawful."
By Wissam Melhem | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls this year - 19 of those by Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona. Neither of the state's senators have had a town hall this year and no Republicans in the state's House delegation had done so, a new report says.
By Harrison Mantas and Hannah Ehrlich | Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
WASHINGTON - Three days after he told staff at the McCain Institute that he was still their executive director, Kurt Volker resigned Monday because his role in a House impeachment inquiry "risks becoming a distraction" to the institute's work.
By Miranda Cyr | Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
PHOENIX – With the rejection of Proposition 105, the expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix will begin in November. A group of businesses is organizing to demand that Phoenix officials support them with subsidies in anticipation of business losses during years of construction.