By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines this week as Congress voted again to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, which he has cited to justify use of Pentagon funds for border construction.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
WASHINGTON - Mesa Mayor John Giles was in Washington Monday with police chiefs and mayors from across the country, meeting with senators and White House officials to urge action on House bills that have been stalled in the Senate since February.
By Jacob Rosenfarb | Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
PHOENIX – Even though it is 2,100 miles away, Hurricane Dorian has sparked conversation in the Arizona sports community. Some Valley-reared athletes attend colleges on the coasts of Florida and South Carolina.
By Abbagail Leon | Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona School Facilities Board helps fund new school constructions and building renovations for schools across Arizona. West Point High School in Tolleson district is one of more than 320 new schools built with the help of state money.
By Melissa Robbins and Abbagail Leon | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
TUCSON – Humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren’s federal trial ended without a verdict.
By Abbagail Leon | Thursday, May 30, 2019
TUCSON – The trial of Scott Warren, a volunteer for No More Deaths, gets underway in Tucson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.
By Serina Perez | Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
PRESCOTT – Pride, excitement highlight girls’ participating in first AIA state wrestling championship.
By Nicole Hernandez | Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
PHOENIX – Stand Down, a nationwide event conducted in Maricopa County for nearly two decades, once served only about 200 people. But in January, thousands descended on the State Fairgrounds for services from barbers, doctors and judges.
By Julio Lugo | Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
PHOENIX – Three weeks after Officer Clayton Townsend was hit and killed at a traffic stop, allegedly by a motorist who was driving and texting, state Sen. Kate Brophy McGee introduced a “hands-free” bill to prohibit the use of a cell-phone in a moving vehicle.
By Will Stone | Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the non-discrimination ordinance Phoenix approved in 2013 to protect the rights of gay Americans. The Christian owners of a calligraphy studio argue the law violates their rights to free speech and religion.
By Daniel Perle | Friday, Dec. 21, 2018
WASHINGTON - Democrats are gearing up for change in Washington after their midterm election surge, but the GOP still holds the upper hand in judicial nominations, with the Senate likely to resume the torrid pace of confirmations for President Donald Trump's judicial nominees next year.
By Brendan Campbell | Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018
WASHINGTON - The first order of business in the new Congress, HR 1, is a three-pronged package of top Democratic election reform efforts, a clear signal from Democrats that they want to flex their muscle after midterm elections saw the party gain 40 seats and retake control of the House.