By Ben Giles | Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
PHOENIX – Phoenix has agreed to stay its planned fee hikes on Uber and Lyft rides to and from Sky Harbor International Airport until the state Supreme Court rules on whether the increases are unconstitutional.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Sierra Maughan of Arizona from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.
By Christopher Scragg and Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020
WASHINGTON - Impeachment may have been the business of the day, but Arizona Sen. Martha McSally's videotaped brush-off of a CNN reporter as a "liberal hack" was the moment of the day, earning the freshman senator a rebuke from the network - and tens of thousands of Twitter likes.
By Luke Runyon | Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020
LAS VEGAS – The desert tortoise is well equipped to handle a hot and dry climate, but climate change, and large scale developments are making the land they roam hotter and drier.
By Christopher Scragg | Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - Colleagues of Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick offered prayers and well wishes for the Tucson Democrat after she announced Wednesday that she is seeking treatment for alcohol dependence, which she said was to blame for a serious fall last week.
By Christina Estes and Mark Brodie | Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
PHOENIX – Phoenix is considering accepting private donations to plant more trees along streets and in public spaces. But who would decide where those trees go, and who would make sure they stay healthy?
By Kara Harris | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - Union leaders say the close to 1,800 striking Asarco workers in Arizona and Texas remain "strong" as the strike entered its fourth month Monday, with little hope of a settlement in sight.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House passed a nonbinding resolution calling on the president to end the use of U.S. military "to engage in hostilities in or against Iran or any part of its government or military."
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020
WASHINGTON - The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service said it plans to take the Kanab ambersnail, a tiny snail found in just three sites in the Colorado River watershed, off the list of endangered species in light ot new evidence that the snail is not genetically different from other, more common ambersnails.
By Kara Harris | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
WASHINGTON - New data from the Phoenix Police Department show shootings by city officers fell sharply last year, from 44 incidents in 2018 to just 15 in 2019, bringing the city more in line with its average of recent years.
By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one quarter of Arizona's border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction, a review of government documents shows.
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona's minimum wage rises from $11 to $12 an hour on New Year's Day, a move advocates said is "long overdue" but also a long way from solving the state's poverty issues.Business officials counter that the higher wage will only make jobs more scarce for people looking for work.