The Arizona Corporation Commission shouldn't have approved an electric generation project's planned use of power generated by a trash incinerator to qualify as renewable energy, a judge has ruled.Read More »
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Trapped by a wildfire that exploded tenfold in a matter of hours, a crack team of firefighting "Hotshots" broke out their portable emergency shelters and rushed to climb into the foil-lined, heat-resistant bags before the flames swept over them.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »
A new sentencing date has been set for former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi for his convictions on charges that he used his office for personal financial gain and looted a family insurance business to help pay for his 2002 campaign.Read More »
Sen. John McCain says the diplomatic row between Washington and Moscow over admitted CIA leaker Edward Snowden is "reminiscent of the Cold War" and says the Obama administration must be tougher in its dealings with both Russia and China.Read More »
Civil rights advocates have four months to gather evidence in their case to overturn Arizona's ban on driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits under an Obama administration program.Read More »
Democrats and Latino groups at a press conference today called for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign, but admitting the call will fall on deaf ears, they also offered a more realistic option.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in almost all large U.S. cities in April, helped by stronger hiring. The gains show the job market is improving throughout the country.Read More »
A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers broke into full view Thursday, with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of overplaying their hands and tempting Democrats to change Senate rules that protect the minority party.Read More »
As summer dawns and temperatures rise, the struggle over Arizona’s solar energy policies promises to heat up in coming months.
The state’s largest utility company is preparing to ask government regulators to change the way a key solar energy incentive is structured.