Arizona

Drier springs bring hotter summers in the withering Southwest

Jul 9, 2021
(Luke Runyon/KUNC)

A question has bothered climatologist Park Williams during the decade he’s been probing drought in the Southwest. Like other climate scientists, he knew from research papers and worldwide storm patterns that a warming atmosphere is thirstier and sops up more moisture from oceans and the land.

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- A federal judge has slapped down a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to get the federal government to take custody of and deport more people who are here illegally and do it quicker. 

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- Arizonans may get the last word on a nearly $2 billion tax cut plan that mainly benefits the wealthy. 

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By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- Arizona is going to get to keep its laws against "ballot harvesting'' and saying that only votes cast within the proper precinct get counted. 

 

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- State lawmakers have absolute immunity from being sued by those who are the targets of legislative investigative reports, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. 

 

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