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 Keerthi Vedantam | Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
WASHINGTON - House Democrats called together experts to testify on the challenges that urban and rural tribal communities are facing on health, accessibility and land management under the government shutdown, now the longest in history at 25 days Tuesday.
By Renata Cló | Monday, Dec. 24, 2018
WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.
By Nick Serpa | Friday, July 27, 2018
As the summer heat drives people out of town, Tempe Meals on Wheels is seeking additional volunteers to help serve more people with mobility issues.
By Pat Poblete | Friday, June 22, 2018
WASHINGTON - The separation of families at the border has sparked a firestorm of criticism, but the "Angel Families," who have lost a family member to crime committed by an immigrant, were at the White House to tell the president that separation is a small price to pay for border security.
By Sarabeth Henne | Thursday, June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered immigration officials to keep undocumented immigrant families together, after weeks of mounting criticism over his administration's "zero tolerance" policy that led to the separation of families at the border.
By Bryan Pietsch | Thursday, June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON - The House is poised to take action on two Republican immigration-reform bills, but it was not clear Wednesday if House leaders would be able to muster enough support to pass either. Democrats oppose both and GOP conservatives appeared to balk.
By Philip Athey | Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, rebuffed House Democrats' failed attempt to censure him for tweets about undocumented immigrants at the State of the Union, calling the censure move "left-wing non-sense to silence my speech."
By Philip Athey | Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
WASHINGTON - Two Arizona lawmakers were among a number of Democrats who invited DACA recipients as guests for the State of the Union address, where another state lawmaker said the immigrants should be arrested by Capitol Police if they cannot provide their papers.
By Isaac Windes | Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
PHILADELPHIA - An emotional Sen. John McCain called on the U.S., “the most wondrous nation on Earth,” to resume its role as world leader and reject “half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.”
By Socorro Carrillo | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND - Donald Trump loves many things, including Arizona and its eponymous iced tea. But just like that tea is not brewed in Arizona, this Trump is not the Donald.
By Wafa Shahid | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
WASHINGTON - They came from the state and from several cities, but business leaders at an event here this week had a common goal - convincing foreign business owners that Arizona is the right place for them.