Jun 3, 2016

TSA redeploys 27 officers from Sky Harbor to other airports

The Transportation Security Administration has pulled 27 officers from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and reassigned them to airports around the country to help handle peak travel as their summer travel seasons are heating up.

Feb 26, 2016

Reports show House travel spending more than doubled

The House is required to report its spending to the Arizona Department of Administration’s General Accounting Office. Although those records don’t detail which lawmakers or staff the chamber’s travel expenses were on behalf of, they offer a glimpse of the chamber’s spending on travel in the past year.

Feb 26, 2016

Montenegro repays ALEC for travel stipend

House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro has repaid the American Legislative Exchange Council for a travel stipend he received for attending the organization’s July 2015 conference in San Diego, which he drove to at no personal cost while using a state fleet vehicle.

Aug 27, 2015

Gas-guzzling that goes nowhere: Traffic hits Arizona commuters’ wallets

Traffic delays in Tucson and Phoenix last year cost the average commuter more than $1,000 in extra fuel and lost time, among other costs, according to a new report on rush-hour congestion on the nation’s highways.

Aug 5, 2015

Arizona gets extension to meet REAL ID license requirements

Arizona Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday the state has been given extra time by the federal government to develop a driver's license that complies with new federal security rules mandated by the 2005 REAL ID Act, a move that means state residents will likely be able to continue using their current documents at airports and federal buildings for five more years.

Jul 31, 2015

Freeway signs’ displays of estimated travel times extended

Estimated travel times are being displayed longer and on additional days on overhead message signs along Phoenix-area freeways.

Sep 15, 2014

Page businesses cheer start of construction project reopening landslide-damaged U.S. 89

As manager of the Lake Powell/Page Days Inn and Suites, Traci Varner has grown used to the call: A customer heading here on U.S. 89 comes to a traffic barrier and “Road Closed” sign with 30 miles to go.

Jul 10, 2014

Grand Canyon crash a game-changer in air travel

In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today. The skies were largely uncontrolled, and pilots outside major U.S. cities relied on sight to avoid catastrophes.

Mar 27, 2014

AZ lawmaker: Designate highways to honor Native American vets

As a member of the Navajo Nation and an Army veteran, a state representative says Arizona needs to do more to honor Native Americans who have served and sacrificed for their country.

Apr 29, 2010

Denver schools protest Arizona immigration law

Denver Public Schools officials say they are banning work-related travel to Arizona so employees are not scrutinized under a law requiring officers to ask people about their immigration status.

Feb 18, 2010

Governor: Budget woes won’t crash state’s Centennial

A state's 100th birthday only happens once, and the current budget crisis shouldn't stop Arizona from ringing it in right, Gov. Jan Brewer said Feb. 17.

Sep 29, 2006

Flagstaff’s Weatherford Hotel – where history and ghosts live

Couple continues restorative efforts