By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers joined a growing bipartisan chorus critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull American troops from Northern Syria. Sen. Martha McSally is one of several Republicans who said the move could allow a return of the Islamic State that could threaten the U.S.
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 Warren Younger | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
GILBERT – The growth of esports is evident in the decision by Topgolf to expand its reach and form a partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
WASHINGTON - Democrats have a 38-seat majority in the House and are pressing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, but as Rep. Andy Biggs takes over the conservative Freedom Caucus the Gilbert Republican says he's ready for the fight.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona has long been at the forefront of the school choice movement, but State Treasurer Kimberly Yee told a Washington audience more can be be, as she joined others to support the Trump administration's proposed $5 billion Education Freedom Scholarship program.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines this week as Congress voted again to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, which he has cited to justify use of Pentagon funds for border construction.
By Vandana Ravikumar and Lindsay Walker | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizonans on opposite sides of the immigration debate were in Washington Wednesday where they rallied on opposite sides of the Capitol in hopes of making their respective cases to Congress.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers agreed Wednesday that President Donald Trump must turn over documents in the latest probe of his administration, even as they disagreed on what those documents mean and how the investigation should proceed.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House would open a formal impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump, but her announcement did not appear to change any minds in the Arizona delegation.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - A new report claims that Arizona loses as much as $1.9 billion every year to costs directly associated with gun violence, from lost wages to expenses on everything from health care to police and criminal justice.
By Corey Kirk | Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
TEMPE – Australian Rules Football is largely unknown in the Valley, but has given those playing a community of friends. It also gives those that are passionate about the sport an opportunity to play professionally through the USAFL.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - A House panel worked late into the night in a sometimes heated, sometimes emotional hearing on gun-control bills Tuesday, a potential preview of congressional debates to come in the weeks after a string of mass shootings.