By Christopher Scragg | Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Grand Canyon University student Talesa Jaramillo-Ortiz was excited to be celebrating with like-minded activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference here - even as she worried about the specter of socialism in this fall's elections, a theme that permeated the annual event.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - Martha McSally can still claim the title Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., after a federal court this week rejected a claim that her 2018 appointment by Gov. Doug Ducey was unconstitutional because of the almost-two-year gap from the appointment to the next election.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch and Gabrielle Zabat | Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
PHOENIX – A Maricopa County resident who recently returned from Wuhan, China, is one of five confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the U.S. That person was identified as a "member of the ASU community," but officials would not say whether the patient is a student or employee.
By Delaney White and Kennedy Wilkerson | Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
PHOENIX – The Gateway Academy, a private school for high-functioning students with autism, recently was certified as a school tuition organization
By Matt Vasilogambros | Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
TUCSON - Arizona is one of 18 states where independent panels, instead of lawmakers, draw congressional and legislative lines, but the last redistricting devolved into fights, threats and legal battles that show how high the stakes can be and how hard it is to keep deeply divisive politics out of it.
By Melanie Porter and Kennedy Wilkerson | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
PHOENIX – Decreasing water levels in white pelicans’ natural habitats are forcing the wetland birds to migrate to find refuge in the Arizona’s maintained lakes.
By Jordan Elder and Kennedy Wilkerson | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
PHOENIX – Scientists in Mexico have found a sustainable alternative to plastic bags. Using juice from the prickly pear cactus, they’ve produced plastic that can decompose in just a few weeks rather than the several centuries it takes for traditional plastic bags.
By Barbara Smith | Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
PHOENIX - The Arizona Corporation Commission is spending the next few months pursuing reforms for the utility companies it oversees in Arizona. There is no state government standard as to how and why a user’ who is behind payments on a bill has their utilities shut off.
By Evan Desai | Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
PASADENA – Many Arizona State players were excited to return to California. UCLA was not a welcoming host.
By Melissa Robbins | Monday, July 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona helped put men on the moon, and the state’s institutions continue to make strides in mapping the cosmos.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, April 12, 2019
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a reversal of Obama-era definitions in the 1972 Clean Water Act.
By Andrew Howard | Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
WASHINGTON – Arizona law requires businesses to use E-Verify, a system that checks job applicants' citizenship status, but with the government shutdown halting the service employers have to roll the dice and hope any new hires check out after government, and the service, come back.