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House OKs bill aimed at thwarting mines near Grand Canyon

Oct. 30, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. House has passed legislation that permanently would ban new mining claims around the Grand Canyon. The vote Wednesday came as the mining industry pushes President Donald Trump to boost demand for domestic supplies of uranium, tax breaks and other financial incentives....

Study finds US public land workers facing assaults, threats

Oct. 21, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups and dwindling ranks of law enforcement officers, a congressional watchdog agency said Monday. The...

2 Arizona Democrats call for Trump's impeachment

Sep. 24, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Two Arizona Democrats in Congress called Tuesday for President Donald Trump to be impeached, putting them far ahead of most other Democrats on the day House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of an official impeachment inquiry. Reps. Greg Stanton and Ruben Gallego, both of Phoenix, had...