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Past articles by Mark:

New poll says voters think Governor is doing a good job

Nine weeks into the legislative session, Governor Katie Hobbs received her first report card. → Read More

Governor expected to veto Republican budget

There are growing signs a divided government is off to a very rough start at the State Capitol. → Read More

Sen. Sinema tells cities to work together to secure federal drought relief money

Right now, the seven states that rely on the Colorado River are trying to reach an agreement. → Read More

President Biden visits Phoenix to highlight Arizona's high-tech manufacturing industry

In north Phoenix, it's impossible to miss the area under construction as you drive along Interstate 17 near the exit to Loop 303. → Read More

Calls for special session to lift funding limits for public schools growing louder at the legislature

Arizona lawmakers want Gov. Ducey to call a special session to lift the Aggregate Expenditure Limit to ensure public school districts can spend all of the dollars appropriated to them. → Read More

Container wall construction at border resumes Monday morning

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's administration resumed building its container wall along the Arizona-Mexico border. → Read More

Goodwill breaks ground on first adult education center in Arizona

EXCEL is a tuition-free academy designed to help adult learners get their high school diplomas. → Read More

Rising gas prices may keep more people working remotely

With no end in sight to rising gas prices, Arizona companies may soon begin rethinking whether their employees should return to working remotely to save money. → Read More

Nuclear power plants well-protected from natural disasters and other attacks, expert says

On an average day, the Ukranian Zaporizhizhia nuclear power plant reactor that Russia targeted provides 5,700 megawatts of electricity. As Europe's largest nuclear power plant, it provides enough energy to keep the light on for 4,000 homes. → Read More

Republican state lawmakers ready to restart building a border wall in Arizona

The construction of a border wall in Arizona came to a halt within weeks of President Biden taking office. But as record numbers of immigrants and smugglers enter the U.S., Republicans in the Arizona Legislature want to finish what former President Donald Trump started. → Read More

Gov. Ducey says DHS Secretary Mayorkas should be fired over border issues

Governor Doug Ducey called on President Biden to fire Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. → Read More

Governor Ducey sending National Guard back to Yuma

Governor Doug Ducey is sending the National Guard to the Arizona border near Yuma. → Read More

Chandler to consider banning data centers amid noise complaints

The Valley is quickly becoming a hub for data centers, which houses computer and network infrastructure. → Read More

Phoenix City Council to hold a public hearing on COVID-19 vaccine mandate

The Phoenix City Council will hold a public hearing on Dec. 7, 2021, regarding its vaccine mandate, which will require the city's 14,000 employees, including police officers and firefighters, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 18, 2022, or risk losing their jobs. → Read More

VIDEO: Senator Kyrsten Sinema sits down with ABC15

Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema didn’t do much talking while she helped shepherd the infrastructure bill through the Senate. But on Friday she took time out during her infrastructure tour in Phoenix to speak with ABC15 exclusively. → Read More

Mesa wastes no time with its infrastructure work after President Biden signs bill

Travelers are returning to Mesa-Phoenix Gateway Airport in Mesa, two million so far this year. → Read More

Courting the Latino vote: Arizona gears up for the 2022 election

The general election is still a little more than a year away, but the courting of what will soon become Arizona’s most influential voting block is happening now. → Read More

Shortage of Valley police officers leads to a nationwide search to fill openings

Across the Valley police departments are facing challenges hiring new officers. Not enough new recruits are signing up. → Read More

Pinal County sees its future in a high-tech electric car

In less than two years, Lucid Motor transformed a Casa Grande cotton field into a million square foot manufacturing facility. → Read More

Election audit hand count shows Biden won Maricopa County, no evidence of voter fraud

The hand count of paper ballots done by the Maricopa County Forensic Auditors reveals President Joe Biden actually won by a wider margin against Donald Trump than the results from the official Maricopa County canvass. → Read More