Mar 27, 2018

DeWit to resign April 3 for NASA job

State Treasurer Jeff DeWit says he will step down next week to start a job as NASA's chief financial officer.

Mar 15, 2018

Senate confirms DeWit to NASA post, Ducey to appoint successor

The U.S. Senate voted unanimously March 14 to confirm state Treasurer Jeff DeWit to become NASA’s chief financial officer.

Feb 8, 2018

Climate-change science proven and certain as dangers to planet grow

It would be great if climate change science was, as many people wish, unproven or uncertain. Alas, it is neither unproven nor uncertain and the impacts on our state, our country, and our planet are disastrous, certain, and growing ever more dangerous each year that we ignore the need for responsible, common-sense approaches to reduce emissions.

Nov 30, 2017

DeWit to stay treasurer as U.S. Senate confirmation unfolds

Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit ended speculation about a potential U.S. Senate run by accepting a job with the Trump administration in Washington, D.C.

Oct 14, 2013

Research, geography position Arizona for role in Mars missions

When the Curiosity Rover collects soil from the surface of Mars, data from the samples will come to an Arizona State University laboratory to be compared with the composition of soil on Earth.

Sep 20, 2012

Kelly, Giffords watch Endeavour fly over Tucson

Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, were among Tucson residents who joyfully viewed a flyover by the space shuttle Endeavour on Thursday.

Jun 20, 2011

Feds rely on locals to fight wildfires in national forests

When national forests go up in flames, as they are doing across Arizona right now, the U.S. government turns to local firefighters to help contain the blazes.

Jun 8, 2011

Rep. Giffords turns 41, gets framed cartoon

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords turned 41 Wednesday, five months to the day after she was shot in the head in a Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people.

Apr 29, 2011

Giffords: A poignant presence, but out of view

It's a sight many Americans would surely love to see: a recovering Rep. Gabrielle Giffords watching as her astronaut husband blasts off into space.

Apr 27, 2011

Giffords flying to Florida for shuttle launch

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords left the hospital and boarded an airplane Wednesday to travel to Florida to see her husband's space shuttle launch in another important step in her long recovery from a bullet wound to the head suffered at a political event nearly four months ago.

Apr 25, 2011

Kelly: Giffords cleared to attend shuttle launch

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly says doctors have given his wife, Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, approval to travel to Cape Canaveral this week to watch him fly into space Friday on the next-to-last shuttle mission.

Apr 8, 2011

Giffords staff planning for space shuttle launch

Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have been preparing for her to travel to Florida to watch her husband's space shuttle launch at the end of the month, although doctors have yet to clear her to go, her office said Friday.