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Scientists slam Big Oil’s eco strategy as 'rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic'

The House Oversight and Reform Committee called on the scientific community to testify whether promises from ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP and Shell Oil to get emissions to net zero by 2050 are effective policy or mere pandering as company reps were absent from the hearing.... Read more»

Biggs says he 'doesn’t know' Trump lost Arizona as Congress questions Arizona’s election 'audit'

It didn’t take long for Thursday’s congressional hearing about a controversial ballot review in Arizona to demonstrate the persistent misinformation about the validity of last year’s presidential election as Arizona Republican Andy Biggs incorrectly claimed "we don't know" who won.... Read more»

Congressional Dems want to grill Cyber Ninjas about 'questionable audit'

After Cyber Ninjas, the the company that oversaw a months-long review of Arizona's election results, refused to cooperate with document requests from the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, congressional Democrats are now demanding the company's officials appear at a hearing next month.... Read more»

Report: Phoenix sixth-highest metro area in nation for gun suicides

The Phoenix metro area had the sixth-highest rate of firearm suicides among the nation’s urban areas, according to a new report tying the availability of guns to the prevalence of firearm suicides.... Read more»

Dems push to restart CDC funding for gun violence research

New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.” ... Read more»

Republicans say no to CDC gun violence research

After the Sandy Hook school shooting, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was one of a few congressional Republicans who expressed a willingness to reconsider the need for gun control laws. More than a year later, as Kingston competes in a crowded Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat, the congressman is no longer talking about common ground.... Read more»