Arizona Public Service is one of five companies taking part in a national initiative to hire veterans for some of the 200,000 jobs that could come open in the energy industry over the next five years.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's office says the federal government has granted the state financial assistance for residents and businesses affected by two destructive wildfires.Read More »
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is urging baseball's All-Stars to speak out against the Arizona immigration law, saying they should follow the example set by Jackie Robinson when he broke the game's color barrier more than a half-century ago.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers who are hesitant about creating a state-run health insurance exchange, a key provision of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, will have some extra time to debate the issue.Read More »
No stranger to controversy, freshman Sen. Lori Klein might have waded into another one after she pointed a loaded gun at the chest of a reporter who was profiling her as a part of a series on gun culture in Arizona.Read More »
A long-running battle between Quartzsite’s mayor and town council received national attention after the council held an emergency meeting on Sunday to enact a series of security measures, a move the town’s mayor described as “martial law.”Read More »
In an effort to stem the illicit flow of weapons into Mexico, the Justice Department says gun shops in four Southwest border states will be required to alert the federal government to frequent buyers of high-powered rifles.Read More »
A company that operates an Arizona prison where three violent offenders escaped last year is among four firms that the Arizona Department of Corrections is proposing be awarded new prison bed contracts.Read More »
Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, said Monday that he has more than $2 million in the bank already for his bid to replace retiring Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., in 2012.Read More »
Sports and politics became intertwined when civil rights activists targeted the Super Bowl as they fought Arizona's refusal to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday in the early 1990s.
Two decades later, Arizona is again caught in a tangle of balls and bills. The focal point this time is the state's illegal immigration laws, and the forum for dissent is Major League Baseball's All-Star Game.