Arizona delegation in rare agreement on debt limit bill – nobody likes it
WASHINGTON - The House Wednesday approved a debt-limit bill that was almost universally disliked, but which some lawmakers said they would vote for because failing to do so could spark a default on the nation's debt. Arizona lawmakers were split on the plan.
Experts: Arizona economy could be hit hard if default is in our stars
WASHINGTON - If the U.S. defaults on its debt, that's not be good news for anyone, but economists say it would be particularly bad news for Arizona. Tourism would likely be hit hard by a long-term breach in the nation's debt payments, according to a new reportI.
With COVID-19 emergency winding down, Embry Health holds surplus sale
TOLLESON – With the COVID-19 public health emergency ending May 11, the company synonymous with testing in Arizona is winding down as well, holding a surplus supply sale.
Programa colaborativo en El Paso, Texas ofrece consultas médicas y servicios de salud básicos
EL PASO, TEXAS – Programa colaborativo en El Paso entre Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center y Doctors of the World ofrece apoyo a migrantes. El programa brinda consultas y servicios médicos.
Arizona’s sailing community unites on Lake Pleasant for Tall Cactus Regatta
PEORIA – The 2023 Tall Cactus Regatta was held last weekend on Lake Pleasant. Sailing in the desert may seem far-fetched, but these sailors are showing that it can and is being done.
Are Olympics next? With NFL’s support, flag football booming in Arizona high schools, internationally
PHOENIX – In the fall, girls flag football will become a sanctioned sport in Arizona, just part of an international explosion of the sport. Backed by the NFL and the International Federation of American Football, supporters hope the sport will be part of the Olympics by 2028
Fighting hate: Approaches range from expanding hate crime definitions to gathering data
LOS ANGELES – The system for reporting hate in America is broken. The FBI’s database has limited scope, and people often don’t – or sometimes can’t – report hate crimes to authorities. But federal, state and local entities are tackling hate in a variety of ways – from expanding definitions and launching hotlines to capturing data.
Voters limited their own power to legislate, told state lawmakers to butt out
WASHINGTON - Arizona voters this fall made it slightly tougher on themselves when it comes to passing laws at the ballot box, but they also sent a strong message to state legislators - keep your hands off voter initiatives.
Page has a front row seat to climate change crisis on the Colorado River
PAGE – As the Colorado River shrinks in the hands of a changing climate, communities that rely on it are starting to feel the pinch. Smaller cities and towns in the Southwest, like Page, have a perilous front row seat as the diminished river threatens to cut off their water supply completely.
From rivals to teammates to co-workers: D.J. Foster, Scooby Wright join forces as sideline reporters
CHANDLER – D.J. Foster and Scooby Wright, former rivals on the gridiron at ASU and UArizona and later teammates on the Arizona Cardinals, have seen their career paths cross once again, as they now do sideline reporting together for Arizona high school football games. They will be covering a big rivalry matchup between Chandler and Hamilton Thursday.
Arizona governor: Katie Hobbs holds narrow lead over Trump ally Kari Lake
PHOENIX – Democrat Katie Hobbs maintained a narrow lead Wednesday over Republican Kari Lake in Arizona’s race for governor. The race is one of the most competitive – and most consequential – in the country.
With abortion taking center stage, Mayes and Hamadeh run neck and neck in AG’s race
PHOENIX – Arizonans had the choice to vote between two polar opposites for attorney general. Democrat Kris Mayes faced off against Republican Abraham Hamadeh, with abortion at the forefront of the election.