Kara Harris

Kara Harris

Social Justice Reporter, Washington, D.C.
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Dairy farmers forced to adjust their practices during COVID-19 pandemic

The dairy industry has been forced to resort to extreme practices to offset sales lost because restaurants and schools have been shut down to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.


To meet high demand, Laveen district bringing lunch to some students by bus

PHOENIX – Laveen Elementary School District innovated to meet the demand for free and reduced-price lunches for Arizona children unable to attend school because of novel coronavirus.


Arizona lawmakers, House, split on vote demanding end to attacks on Iran

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House passed a nonbinding resolution calling on the president to end the use of U.S. military "to engage in hostilities in or against Iran or any part of its government or military."


Both sides left wanting by 2020 budget’s $1.375 billion for border wall

WASHINGTON - The $1.4 trillion budget that Congress passed last week contained $1.375 billion for border wall construction in fiscal 2020 - what one expert called a "mixed bag" in which neither side got all it wanted.


Parties ratchet up rhetoric against lawmakers after impeachment vote

WASHINGTON - The House vote to impeach President Donald Trump was just minutes old when the emails started flying, as national political parties attacked lawmakers considered vulnerable in 2020 - including three in Arizona - hoping to leverage their impeachment votes against them.


Arizona lawmakers split, as House takes historic vote to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Wednesday as the House took a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump, making him just the third president to be impeached and the first while facing re-election.