heat, Phoenix, floods
Jul 19, 2023

Little relief in sight from onslaught of searing heat and rising floodwaters

The onslaught of searing temperatures and rising floodwaters struck parts of the United States again on Wednesday with Phoenix breaking an all-time temperature record and rescue crews pulling people from deluged homes and vehicles in Kentucky.

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Apr 21, 2023

Arizona Legislature shows public safety is bipartisan

Last week legislators in Arizona demonstrated that bipartisan leadership on criminal justice can produce strong, outcomes-oriented policies that make everyone safer.

Biden, Trump, Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, immigration, migrants, Covid pandemic
Jan 4, 2023

Biden intends to make his first visit to US-Mexico border

President Joe Biden said Wednesday he intends to visit the U.S.-Mexico border — his first since taking office — in connection with his meeting next week in Mexico City with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

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Nov 22, 2022

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

A coalition of conservative-leaning states is making a last-ditch effort to keep in place a Trump-era public health rule that allows many asylum seekers to be turned away at the southern U.S. border.

oil, EPA, wells, Arizona, infrastructure,
Aug 26, 2022

24 states get $560M for cleanup of wells

The Interior Department is giving Arizona and 23 other states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land, the department said August 25. 

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Aug 19, 2022

Masters hopeful for McConnell support in Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters said Friday he hopes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will back his close campaign in Arizona, striking a magnanimous tone toward the GOP leader he fiercely criticized during the primary.

Sep 18, 2020

County has plans to count ballots if COVID strikes staff

The state’s largest county has a plan to keep tabulating ballots if the Elections Department gets hit with an outbreak of COVID-19 before the November 3 election.

Oct 3, 2018

Walkout teachers now in a drive to win US statehouse posts

Kathy Hoffman and the other teacher candidates represent a wild-card political movement following the teacher-driven #RedForEd effort that drew support from parents and school children in Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia

(Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
May 9, 2018

Why they walked

Arizona teachers went on strike for a shorter period of time, and will end up with higher wages than teachers who walked out before them.

May 11, 2015

Rand Paul touts individual liberty, jabs McCain during ASU speech

Presidential hopeful Rand Paul came to Arizona Friday to drum up supports, preach individual liberty – and continue his war of words with the state’s senior senator by taking a few more verbal whacks at him.

May 1, 2015

Veteran Senate secretary retires to the hills of Kentucky

Few people can claim they know the legislative process as intimately as Charmion Billington, the longtime secretary of the Arizona Senate.

Nov 10, 2014

Court conflicts lead to uncertainty for gays wishing to marry

Gay couples who want to wed in Arizona might want to do it soon. That’s because the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 6 upheld laws banning same-sex marriage in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.