By McKenzie Sadeghi | March 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Senate deadlocked for a second day Monday on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus, as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans accuse Democrats of making it a liberal wish list.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch and Jonmaesha Beltran | March 17, 2020
TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..
By Lillian Donahue | May 15, 2019
PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.
By Lauren Schieler | April 26, 2019
RED VALLEY – There’s a long history of oil and gas production in the western U.S. including here in Arizona. As part of a collaboration with Elemental, we explain what Arizona’s energy mix is.
By Lillian Donahue | April 15, 2019
SACATON – The Drought Contingency Plan aimed at preserving water levels in the Colorado River Basin has been signed into law. Arizona’s tribes had a critical role in the plan’s negotiations, something experts say sets a new precedent for tribal water rights.
By Lillian Donahue | March 1, 2019
GRAND CANYON – A bill that could permanently prevent uranium mining on more than a million acres of land around the Grand Canyon is something conservation groups and tribes in northern Arizona call long overdue but mining companies condemn.
By Peter Gong | Feb. 27, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona Public Services Co. plans to add battery storage to its existing solar plants and build new plants by 2025.
By Lillian Donahue | Feb. 18, 2019
TEMPE – A recent study shows an uptick in carbon dioxide levels last year, meanwhile scientists at Arizona State University’s Center for Negative Carbon Emissions are working on innovative technology that captures the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere.
By Lauren Schieler | Jan. 31, 2019
ELOY – Arizona lawmakers approve a drought contingency plan that addresses declines in water levels in Lake Mead, the Colorado River reservoir that provides water to many users in Arizona.
By Nicole Ludden | Jan. 23, 2019
TUCSON – No More Deaths has a long history of battling authorities over the aid the group provides for migrants along the border. Now that four more volunteers have been convicted, what’s next for the group?
By Nicole Ludden | Jan. 17, 2019
TUCSON – Four No More Deaths volunteers were found guilty on Friday for charges involving leaving aid in restricted areas of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
By Alexis Egeland | Jan. 4, 2019
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona State Forester Vicki Christiansen will draw on her years of experience as she takes on her new role as chief of the U.S. Forest Service, which faces problems of funds, growing wildfires and a lingering culture of harassment at the agency.