Arizona is a signature away from imposing its first-ever limits on the use of cell phones by teens. The state House has given its final approval to legislation that says teens with learner's permits can neither text nor make calls from their cell phones while driving.
Planning experts say Valley cities are hitting a point where relatively young buildings are aging, especially after the housing crisis left many abandoned. Now some West Valley cities, like Peoria, are moving past recession-era problems and zapping blights off the map to bring potential development downtown.
Employees at Intel’s Ocotillo campus in Chandler now have it made in the shade. It is a big parking lot. We’re talking 10 acres of concrete. The carport is made up of 30,000 solar modules covering 3,200 spaces.
Legislation has been proposed in Mexico City to boycott U.S. corn in response to a suite of economic threats against Mexico voiced by President Donald Trump. A boycott would also hurt U.S. corn growers from the Dakotas to the Midwest to Arizona, California and Texas.
A Republican state lawmaker is bucking her own party by standing in opposition to the Arizona’s newly-passed school voucher expansion law. Kate Brophy-McGee is questioning the plan’s logic and its funding methods.
Record-breaking snowfall this winter means those who want to hit the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl now have until May 7. Winter storms brought 328 inches to the area. That was a similar scene at many ski resorts across the West.
President Trump recently signed into law a measure that’ll allow states to require drug tests for more residents who apply for unemployment benefits. But ASU's Adam Chodorow says that testing should be expanded — to anyone who gets any government benefit of any kind.
Does a prayer have to invoke God, or some kind of higher power? According to the Arizona state Legislature, the answer is yes. Earlier this week, Rep. Athena Salman, a Democrat from Tempe, read a humanist prayer to open the House’s floor session.
Immigration rights are also in the headlines right now with news of the recent lawsuit filed by Juan Manuel Montes. Montes is believed to be the first immigrant protected from deportation under a policy known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, to be deported during the Trump administration. We talk to KJZZ's Carrie Jung.