Search result for Emma Lockhart

Arizonans at ‘play-in’ still bring serious clean-air message to Capitol

WASHINGTON - Sounds of toddlers laughing and playing echoed around her, but on stage the message from a Mesa teen was serious: Act on climate change, or we will suffer.


Arizona protesters arrested at Flake’s D.C. office in health care rally

WASHINGTON - As calls of "Trumpcare kills" and "health care is a human right" echoed through the halls of Capitol office buildings Monday, Lauren Klinkhamer stood quietly in Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's office and told staffers, "I don't want to die."


Arizona among growing number of states to reject voter data request

WASHINGTON - Arizona's decision to deny voter data to a White House panel on election integrity puts it in line with many states, 44 of which had said by Wednesday that they will deny the request in whole or in part.

Civics Lessened

Reagan says Arizona will not give voter data to White House commission

WASHINGTON - Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan said Monday that the state will not comply with a request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for information on the state's 3.6 million registered voters.


Court upholds Sahuarita drug conviction, rejects Miranda challenge

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday upheld a Sahuarita drug conviction, rejecting the defendant's claim that he confessed only after Drug Enforcement Administration agents continued to question him in violation of his Miranda rights.


Safe at home? Not if home is Arizona, new report card on safety says

WASHINGTON - Arizona got an "F" for its safety policies, scoring particularly poorly on traffic safety, in a new national ranking of how well states are prepared to deter preventable deaths.


Trump gets partial win from Supreme Court on stalled travel ban

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that the Trump administration can proceed, for now, with a limited version of its restrictions on refugees and travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a ban that critics called at thinly veiled Muslim ban.

Visa Reprieve

Chemical attraction: Scottsdale teen in national chemistry competition

WASHINGTON - You might not know which chemical element in the Hope Diamond has the largest molecular mass, but an eighth-grader from Scottsdale does.


Taurasi marriage, Mercury Pride Night help ease challenges of LGBTQ community

PHOENIX — On Sunday, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time scoring record. A month earlier, she was celebrated for a different achievement: appearing on the cover of People Magazine with former teammate Penny Taylor.


Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - President Donald Trump's occasional tough talk on some international trade deals does not appear to have scared off foreign investors at the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which Arizona representatives called "probably the best yet."


Ducey touts value of Mexico trade, hopes to be in any negotiations

WASHINGTON - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told a U.S.-Mexico diplomacy conference Wednesday that maintaining good trade between the countries is important, and he expects the state to have a "seat at the table" in any upcoming trade negotiations.


Arizona women press case in Washington for transgender protections

WASHINGTON - Erica Keppler traveled from Phoenix to Washington so she could have her voice heard - the voice of a transgender woman.