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Arizona teachers will vote this week on whether to authorize a strike. They’ve been demanding a 20 percent pay increase, as well as other increases to education funding.
Apr. 16, 2018
Lawmakers are back at the Capitol today and they’ve got a few high-profile issues to deal with, the governor’s school safety and teacher pay proposals among them.
Apr. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. and Allies Strike Syria, But What
Over the weekend, a U.S.-led coalition, involving the assistance of Britain and France, executed airstrikes against three Syrian targets believed to be related to the country's chemical weapons program. The strikes were intended as a warning against further use of chemical agents by the Assad regime.
Apr. 16, 2018
The Takeway: What Can The Oklahoma Teachers
In 1990, Oklahoma teachers poured out in massive demonstrations for better pay and more school funding. After four days on the picket line, teachers won a major concession from the state legislature, a $6,000 raise funded by an increase in state taxes.
Apr. 16, 2018
The EPA's Regional Haze Rule, established in 1999, calls for state and federal agencies to improve visibility in 156 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon. The president is asking the EPA to review that rule.
Apr. 16, 2018
A federally funded study shows a Phoenix-area nonprofit that cares for the homeless could save the state millions of dollars each year. Circle the City treats people who aren’t sick enough to stay in a hospital, but have nowhere else to heal.
Special Report: Homeless In Plain Sight
Apr. 16, 2018
Demand for high-end office space in Tempe is so strong, a developer recently broke ground on a nine-story building without having a single tenant lined up.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona’s bioscience sector is outpacing the country when it comes to adding jobs, but falling behind on venture-capital funding.
Apr. 16, 2018
The economic exchange between Arizona and Mexico is not exclusive to businesses and government. A Scottsdale-based nonprofit will invest $1.4 million in Sonora to incentivize local economies and do something that has a longer lasting impact.
Apr. 16, 2018
Former First Lady Barbara Bush was reported to be in failing health on Sunday. The 92-year-old has decided not to seek further care, facing a life threatening illness.
Apr. 15, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s aide, Dan Scarpinato, said there is real money to bolster paychecks based on Arizona’s healthy economy and more than $250 million in new revenue.
Apr. 15, 2018
A republican senator sponsoring Governor Doug Ducey’s school safety bill has pulled it for revisions. This is just the latest sign that the wide-ranging proposal faces major issues in the Legislature.
Apr. 15, 2018
Second amendment rallies were organized in all 50 states Saturday, April 14. Arizona conservatives gathered at Paradise Valley Park with signs, flags and banners to stand up for the protection of gun rights.
Apr. 14, 2018
Arizona’s Second District Congresswoman Martha McSally championed President Trump’s decision to lead airstrikes against Syria on Friday.
Apr. 14, 2018
President Donald Trump ordered airstrikes on Syria on Friday, April 13. Arizona Senator John McCain released a statement, following the President’s action.
Apr. 14, 2018
U.S., Allies Hit 3 Syrian Sites Linked To Chemical Weapons Program
The U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes early Saturday against three sites in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack last week by President Bashar Assad's regime.
Apr. 13, 2018
The founder of Backpage.com has been released on a $1 million bond.
Apr. 13, 2018
The two candidates to replace Trent Franks in Congress have filed their financial disclosure reports to the Federal Elections Commission.
Apr. 13, 2018
President Donald Trump has signed a bill that expands Amber Alerts to tribal land. The legislation is named for a girl who was killed nearly two years ago on the Navajo Nation.
Apr. 13, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill beefing up laws that protect and notify data breach victims.
Apr. 13, 2018

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