By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - As many as 20,000 Arizona workers could be guaranteed overtime pay when they do overtime work under a Labor Department rule that takes effect Jan. 1, the first change to the rule since 2004. But critics say that's still only a fraction of the workers who need protection.
By Nathan Hiatt | Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – Fans, Fiesta Bowl officials are grateful for a College Football Playoff semifinal meeting between high profile teams Ohio State and Clemson.
By Kailey Broussard | Friday, Dec. 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to roll back stricter regulations on energy-efficient lightbulbs may have done the impossible - put environmentalists and some utility companies on the same side of an issue.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - Uber to parties, Uber to work, sure. But to the doctor's office? For some Arizona Medicaid recipients, the answer may be yes, and the state will pick up the tab.The first-in-the-nation program is just six months old, but state officials are enthusiastic about its prospects.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Dec. 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona continues to be a net importer of people, taking in 2.2 million new residents from other states from 2010 to 2018, while losing 1.7 million to other states in that period.They came from Maine to Hawaii and they went to every state, according to Census Bureau data.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - Almost 76% of U.S. companies were planning to hold a holiday party this year, the most in several years, according to an annual survey, that said while they won't have the excesses of the '80s and '90s the rise in parties reflects a stable economy.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By Kailey Broussard | Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Bureau of Land Management employees in Washington have until this week to decide whether to accept a transfer out West - including to Arizona - a move that supporters say makes sense but critics call an attempt at "dismantling" the agency.
By Deagan Urbatsch | Friday, Dec. 6, 2019
PHOENIX - Climate change protesters congregated in Phoenix and other town halls across Arizona Friday, continuing #FridaysforFuture climate strikes.
By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County is one of dozens of state and local governments tapped Tuesday to be part of a federal initiative to combat HIV infections, one step in an ambitious plan to end HIV in the U.S. by 2030.
By Kailey Broussard and Wissam Melhem | Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
WASHINGTON - Earlier sales and expanded online shopping options have cut into Black Friday's appeal, but they have yet to knock it from its position as the elbow-throwing, hectic start of the holiday shopping season for many. Call it Blackish Friday.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona ranks high on the list of "most humane states," but officials and animal advocates are still welcoming a new federal law they said will let them fight animal cruelty that crosses state lines.