Phoenix - Politics
Phoenix - Politics
New wave of Central American migrants crossing the border illegally is draining resources, some Border Patrol agents say
Posted: November 25, 2015, 1:23 am
Valley Metro CEO Stephen Banta quits amid questions about first-class flights, $600 hotel rooms and alcohol purchases
Posted: November 25, 2015, 12:52 am
Gov. Doug Ducey's $95,000 salary sounds princely to some, but he earns less than some 1,000 state workers
Posted: November 24, 2015, 10:44 pm
Bernie Sanders was mostly right when he said the U.S. has the highest child poverty among major nations
Posted: November 24, 2015, 5:09 pm
Democratic presidential candidate claimed men’s pay is rising more than twice as fast as women’s pay during the current economic expansion.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 4:50 pm
The nation's top border security official praises the governor for a strike force to crack down on drug traffickers.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 3:41 am
Posted: November 23, 2015, 11:52 pm
Posted: November 23, 2015, 7:00 pm
Dina Jaber was at the soccer stadium when bombs went off, but she and her family have no fear of Syrian refugees here.
Posted: November 23, 2015, 6:53 pm
Records only disclose recipient for $1 out of every $8 spent. Continued trend of scant disclosure going back years.
Posted: November 23, 2015, 3:37 pm
The K-12 funding deal could mean higher taxes for the governor and lawmakers in select school districts.
Posted: November 22, 2015, 5:31 pm
Surgeon claims he was fired after exposing unsafe medical training practices at Phoenix VA hospital.
Posted: November 22, 2015, 5:12 am
Gabrielle Giffords completed a 40-mile charity bike tour in Tucson, less than 5 years after she was gravely injured in a mass shooting.
Posted: November 22, 2015, 2:31 am
The Classrooms First Initiative Council will ask for more time to overhaul Arizona's school funding formula.
Posted: November 22, 2015, 2:02 am
Although budget experts say Arizona's finances are looking brighter, GOP lawmakers promise to hold the line on spending.
Posted: November 22, 2015, 2:00 am
Posted: November 21, 2015, 10:09 pm
Die-hard football fan Doug Ducey will be inducted into the National Football Foundation Leadership Hall of Fame.
Posted: November 21, 2015, 9:28 pm
Freshman Rep. Martha McSally says Obama must deploy military and diplomatic resources to take on terrorist threat
Posted: November 21, 2015, 4:30 pm
The federal judge presiding over Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's civil-contempt case questions the lawman's honesty as a witness.
Posted: November 21, 2015, 3:01 am
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 11:09 pm
Posted: November 20, 2015, 10:50 pm
The Nov. 13 Paris terrorist attacks have renewed a debate over whether the United States needs an updated war authorization for the ongoing fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 8:50 pm
Editor's note: A story about Rep. Rob Bishop's draft proposal to revise the Land and Water Conservation Fund incorrectly stated how much of the fund he would dedicate to promote offshore energy exploration and an offshore energy innovation hub.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 5:56 pm
The U.S. House, with the help of 47 Democrats, voted Thursday to halt Syrian and Iraqi refugees until they go through tougher background checks.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 4:25 pm
Arizona received a C- for climate change preparedness in a report released Wednesday by Climate Central.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 12:50 am
For the first time in more than four decades, more Mexican immigrants are returning to their home country than coming to the United States, according to a report released Thursday.
Posted: November 19, 2015, 8:59 pm
Former lawmaker Susan Gerard was elected chairwoman of the county health district that oversees Maricopa Medical Center.
Posted: November 19, 2015, 2:26 am
The Legislature's education-funding plan would increase property taxes in some districts, including Scottsdale, Cave Creek
Posted: November 19, 2015, 2:19 am
Sen. John McCain, long frustrated with President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, let loose Tuesday with a withering attack on the president’s handling of the terrorist group Islamic State.
Posted: November 18, 2015, 10:11 pm
Gov. Doug Ducey heard from top White House officials about Syrian refugees during a conference call with governors.
Posted: November 18, 2015, 3:06 pm