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‘Full speed ahead’: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid at Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – Former Astronaut Mark Kelly launched his campaign for U.S. Senate Sunday afternoon in downtown Phoenix, attracting several hundred supporters to hear his plan for Arizona.


Phoenix mayoral candidates face off over light rail, Suns arena and homelessness

PHOENIX – Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela debated how to approach issues like the Suns’ arena renovations, light rail expansion and homelessness at the Burton Barr Library.


Experts give 4 reasons why Trump can’t declare a national emergency to build a wall

PHOENIX – Two legal experts say President Trump can’t use a national emergency to build a border wall.


‘Let’s get to work’: Ducey touts accomplishments, lists water and education as top priorities

PHOENIX – In his annual address to the Arizona Legislature, Gov. Doug Ducey said he was “ready to get back to work” and that both Republicans and Democrats “think there is common ground to work together.” But newly ascendent Democrats vowed things will be different this legislative session.


New houses, built to fire code, burned down anyway in California’s 2017 Thomas Fire

LOS ANGELES – California's building codes are not keeping up with the severe, wind-driven wildfires that are becoming the norm.


Distance, language can still pose challenge to Native American voting

WASHINGTON - Overt challenges to Native Americans voting are a thing of the past, experts say, but casting a ballot can still be hard for tribal members who may face language barriers, registration difficulties and scant access to polling places and government services that can ease the process.


Federal judge rules United States must keep DACA and accept new applications

A Federal judge ruled on Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security must continue to accept renewal and new DACA applications and have 90 days to explain why they rescinded DACA last year, otherwise, all DACA applications must be processed.

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Bill to fund White Mountain Apache water project stalls – again

WASHINGTON - A bill to give the White Mountain Apache access to water-project funds stalled in the Senate over House language to exempt tribal businesses from National Labor Relations Board oversight, delaying a project the tribe has been trying to get off the ground since 2010.


Hispanic Caucus vows to stop Census citizenship question ‘at all costs’

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus said it will block "at any and all costs" plans to ask a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, calling the proposal a "blatant intimidation attack" on minorities that will dissuade immigrants from participating


Ducey welcomes Trump plan to send National Guard troops to border

WASHINGTON - The secretary of Homeland Security said her agency is working with border governors to send National Guard troops to the southern border as quickly as possible to support Customs and Border Protection, a move welcomed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.


Sheriffs wait to see details on Trump plan for soldiers on the border

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the "big step" that Trump said is needed until a border wall can be built.


Students, parents, teachers pack D.C. streets at March for Our Lives

WASHINGTON - The March for Our Lives was organized by students but the estimated hundreds of thousands who crowded the streets of Washington at a peaceful, hopeful really Saturday to call for increased gun regulations represented multiple generations.