By Adrienne St. Clair | Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
WASHINGTON - A GOP tax-reform plan to eliminate deductions for state and local income and sales tax payments would affect one in five Arizona taxpayers, who used it to deduct more than $3.5 billion from their 2015 income.
By Isaac Windes and Joel T. Vernile | Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
WASHINGTON - Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, has told House colleagues that she will run next year for the seat being vacated by Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, setting the stage for what could be a fractious primary fight with Kelli Ward.
By Adrienne St. Clair | Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
WASHINGTON - Arizona immigrants with Temporary Protected Status who were looking to the Department of Homeland Security for clues to their future in the U.S. may have been left with more questions than answers after an announcement Monday.
By Joel T. Vernile | Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
WASHINGTON - The House Friday passed a GOP bill to extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for five years by pulling funds from other programs under Obamacare, angering Democrats who called the cuts unnecessary.
By Adrienne St. Clair | Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
WASHINGTON - A day before House Republicans were expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the tax code, tribal leaders and senators complained Wednesday that Indian Country once again does not have a seat at the table.
By Joel T. Vernile | Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of the few states expected to see a decrease in average premium costs during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period that opened Wednesday - if consumers can figure out how to sign up.
By Joel T. Vernile | Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
WASHINGTON - An emotional Sen. John McCain returned Monday to the U.S. Naval Academy where he entered public service more than 60 years ago, and called on midshipmen there to always to "do the right thing" and fight for American ideals.
By Isaac Windes | Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court let stand a ruling that a Scottsdale police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who threatened two people with a knife and advanced toward officers with two halves of a pool cue in his hands.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
In this third episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we take a step back from the ongoing fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to take a look at similar threats to the future of the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) program. It’s what one advocate calls “the most important issue you’ve never heard of.”
By Adrienne St. Clair | Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
WASHINGTON - Yesenia Chavarria traveled from Arizona and joined scores of immigrants outside the White House Tuesday to plead for an extension of their temporary protected status, a problem one expert calls "the most important issue most people have never heard of."
By Joel T. Vernile | Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney joined local officials from across the country Tuesday who said it's not their job to do the work of federal immigration authorities.
By Joel T. Vernile | Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Land Management on Friday recommended closing 53,300 acres of the Sonoran Desert National Monument to recreational shooting, but keeping the remaining 443,000 open to shooters.