Crime victims tell lawmakers, toughen immigration before saving DACA
WASHINGTON - A Mesa woman whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant in a 2014 drunken driving accident was in Washington to tell lawmakers that border security and immigration enforcement must come before any "amnesty" bills.
McCain backs immigration bill blasted as ‘waste of time’ by Trump
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."
With a week to next shutdown, no obvious progress on budget, DACA bills
WASHINGTON - With a week before the budget expires, and Congress off until Monday, there is little outward sign of progress on spending or DACA bills that could head off the next government shutdown. But officials are optimistic a deal will get done.
Same speech, different views: Democrats, GOP differ on State of the Union
WASHNGTON - The White House promised that President Donald Trump's first official State of the Union address to Congress and the nation would be a unifying message, but Arizona lawmakers found little to agree after the 80-minute speech Tuesday.
Gosar call to arrest illegal immigrants at Trump address causes stir
WASHINGTON - Two Arizona lawmakers were among a number of Democrats who invited DACA recipients as guests for the State of the Union address, where another state lawmaker said the immigrants should be arrested by Capitol Police if they cannot provide their papers.
Furloughed federal workers feel like ‘pawns’ in shutdown fight
WASHINGTON - More than 55,000 federal workers in Arizona will be back on the job Tuesday, after Congress ended a three-day government shutdown. But workers worry they could soon be right back in the same situation.
Arizonans at March for Life upbeat on pro-life prospects in Washington
WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among thousands of pro-lifers at the 45th March for Life in Washington with high hopes for their cause, as the GOP controls both Congress and the White House.
McSally embraces Trump, her military service as she enters Senate race
Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, announced her bid for Senate Friday, immediately becoming the frontrunner in a crowded Republican primary field whose winner is expected to face an unusually tough Democratic challenge this fall.
Agents tell panel it will take more than a wall to fully secure border
WASHINGTON - Frontline border agents told a House panel that a wall is just one thing needed to secure the border, saying they also need better technology, more officers and better incentives to attract and keep agents.
Arizona activists raise funds for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters
SCOTTSDALE - According to the Navajo teachings Sam Anderson learned as a child, water is sacred.
Lawmakers want to pull state from ‘oversized’ federal court circuit
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers introduced bills Wednesday that would pull Arizona and four other Western states out of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and form them into a new circuit.
Small businesses use subscription health care plan to comply with Obamacare mandate
A Phoenix company that specializes in subscription healthcare options has found a new way for small businesses to comply with Obamacare.