By Kelsey Mo | Feb. 19, 2019
PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1046 would prevent voters who receive their early ballots in the mail from dropping them off on Election Day. Advocates say it would simplify elections and opponents say it would hamper voter rights.
Helium producer leases land near Petrified Forest; environmentalists worry about harm to animals, water
By Chris McCrory | Sept. 14, 2018
A Canadian energy company plans to use newly acquired leases to expand its exploration for helium in northeastern Arizona. Environmentalists fear that could harm water supplies and endangered species, such as the yellow-billed cuckoo, that live nearby.
By Amanda Fahey and Amanda Mason | June 12, 2018
The Red Cross launched a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of volunteering during a time of year where blood donations are down.
By Faith Miller | May 16, 2018
A $1.8-million award, the result of a state and federal funding initiative, was granted to a group of schools and libraries in Yavapai County to improve broadband access for entire communities.
By Austen Bundy | Feb. 8, 2018
WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey renewed his vow this week that the Grand Canyon will not shut down even if the federal government does - and if that happens, the feds are sitting on tens of thousands of state dollars left over from previous shutdowns.
By Kyley Schultz | Feb. 5, 2018
WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that gives DACA recipients a path to citizenship and calls for beefed-up border security - but excludes border wall funding, causing the president to brand it a "waste of time."
By Philip Athey | Jan. 21, 2018
WASHINGTON - As Congress met this weekend in an effort to end the government shutdown before it could enter its third full day, the costliest impacts of the shutdown in Arizona have been blunted - for now.
By Isaac Windes | Oct. 26, 2017
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers and advocates are condemning proposed fee increases at the Grand Canyon and 16 other parks, a move the National Park Service said is badly needed to fund billions in backlogged maintenance projects.
By Sophia Kunthara | May 5, 2017
APASEO EL GRANDE, Mexico — Angelica Cervantes has big dreams for her small family-owned business that makes specialized hand-crafted tools used by giant automakers like Ford, Volkswagen, Nissan, Mazda and Honda.
By Joseph Guzman | May 3, 2017
WASHINGTON - The 12 million people who visited national parks in Arizona last year spent more than $995 million with nearby businesses, a $63 million increase from the year before, the National Park Service said.
By Sophia Kunthara | April 28, 2017
When Vivek Kopparthi graduated from Arizona State University and wanted to start his own tech business, he looked no further than the Valley.
April 28, 2017
Arizona is one of the fastest growing states, ranking eighth in the country in terms of percentage population growth and fifth in numeric growth between 2015 and 2016, according to census data. But with the rapid expansion comes growing pains, including traffic congestion and "brain drain."