Emily Sacia
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News Reporter, Washington, D.C.

Emily Sacia expects to graduate in December 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Sacia, who has reported for North Central News, Downtown Devil and AZ Big Media, also works as an editorial assistant for ASU Thrive. She is working in the D.C. news bureau.

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With end to Roe possible, thousands brave cold at upbeat March for Life

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands in Washington for the 49th March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that could be closer than ever this year to its goal of having the Supreme Court overturn its 1973 ruling that recognized a right to an abortion.


Capital COVID: State, federal lawmakers face different pandemic rules

WASHINGTON - Despite a positive COVID-19 test, Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Tucson, still cast votes in Congress by proxy Thursday while quarantined. But state Rep. Kelli Butler, D-Scottsdale, does not have that option, after the Legislature reverted to pre-pandemic rules this session.


Mayors say immigration reform needed, but politics likely to prevent it

WASHINGTON - Mayors of Tucson and Mesa agreed Wednesday that immigration reform is badly needed to address the current situation at the border, but they are not confident it can get done in the current fractured political climate.


Sinema says she backs voting bills, but rebuffs Biden, Democrats on filibuster

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, took to the Senate floor Thursday to say she will not vote to do away with the filibuster, likely dooming the voting rights measures she said she supports.


Phoenix saw 9.7% inflation in 2021, outstripping national rate of 7%

WASHINGTON – Consumer prices rose by an average of 7% in U.S. cities last year, the steepest rise in decades, and they grew even faster in the Phoenix metro area, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.