U.S. Sen. John McCain wants the country’s defense budget to grow by $430 billion over the next five years. We talk with Austin Yamada, director of the Defense and Security Research Institute at the University of Arizona.
For years, the Valley’s hotel industry has relied on "staycations" to attract locals — especially during the slower summer months. The idea is for Arizona residents to check into resorts for a weekend or more and enjoy the spa, swimming pool and restaurants. But, the newer trend is to focus on locals year-round.
The price of a lifetime National Parks pass for U.S. citizens over 62 years old has been $10 since 1994, but it won’t be for much longer. Congress passed legislation in December boosting the price to $80.
Several top Navajo Nation leaders will be heading to Washington, D.C., this week to participate in activities surrounding the U.S. presidential inauguration. They hope to outline goals they’d like the Trump administration to address.
Arizonans have joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But the state is still trying to shake the image as being one of the last to officially observe the holiday.
Industries across America are changing, especially when it comes to energy sources. So, when news broke that the Navajo Generating Station might shut down in just a few years, it wasn’t too much of a surprise.
Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled his budget proposal on Friday for the upcoming fiscal year. The $9.8 billion plan includes around $176 million in new money that would go to K-12 education, that’s the largest share of new spending.