At a New York state elementary school, teachers can use a behavior-monitoring app to compile information on which children have positive attitudes and which act out. In Georgia, some high school cafeterias are using a biometric identification system to let students pay for lunch by scanning …
WASHINGTON — Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory at the polls.
WASHINGTON — Key lawmakers in Washington have pledged to look further into a McClatchy report on companies with federal contracts that defied labor laws to avoid their tax obligations.
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, workers, left, inspect an area outside a retaining wall around storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind le…
FILE - In this June 12, 2013 file photo, Senate Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health subcommittee Chairman Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for c…
Surrounded by lawmakers and staff members, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs the Tesla incentives package into law.
The power to declare war has been in executive hands almost all along.
If they grew backbone, legislators could even tackle major issues.
Current proposals don’t do enough to ensure shared information shared is secure.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else’s naked photo online.
WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.
Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.
Crews filming "The Hangover Part III," a Warner Bros. production, recently used Nogales, Ariz., as a stand-in setting for Tijuana.
It's like a movie on its third sequel: Advocates will try again next legislative season to revive tax credits to lure movie productions to Arizona, and to expand the program to include other forms of multimedia.