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FBI investigates rehab scams targeting Indigenous community

Mar 27, 2023 Bogus organizers defraud the government out of money meant to help people at their most vulnerable.

No deal on meet and confer with Sierra Vista firefighters

Mar 24, 2023 The city council voted 5-2 against the plan.

Rep. Raul Grijalva reintroduces newly named Environmental Justice Act for All Act

Mar 23, 2023 The legislation was proposed on World Water Day.

Court: Arizona governor not required to carry out execution

Mar 22, 2023 The newly elected Democratic governor whose office said the state isn’t currently prepared to carry out the death penalty.

Former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly dies at age 75

Mar 22, 2023 He died Wednesday morning in New Mexico.

One room schoolhouse gets law enforcment help

Mar 21, 2023 Apache Elementary gets help with migrants crossing the Cochise County campus.

Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights case

Mar 20, 2023 The justices weighed a dispute involving the federal government and the Navajo Nation’s quest for water from the drought-stricken Colorado River.

Dementia’s dangerous rise leads legislators to ask up to $500,000 for Alzheimer’s

Mar 19, 2023 State legislators are pushing a bill to build a state dementia plan.

Arizona Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting

Mar 18, 2023 The Arizona Freedom Caucus wants to preemptively prohibit any use of ranked choice voting to decide city, state, county or federal elections.

Feds want justices to end Navajo fight for Colo. River water

Mar 17, 2023 The tribe doesn't have enough water and says that the federal government is at fault.

Grijalva asks US Attorney General to look into Cochise County elections move

Mar 16, 2023 Grijalva wants a federal investigation into the decision to hand off elections work to the County Recorder.

Arizona governor blasted for plans to defy execution order

Mar 15, 2023 Hobbs has said executions will not be carried out until Arizonans can be confident the state isn’t violating the law.

Cochise County getting more border enforcement vehicles

Mar 15, 2023 The money comes from an amended agreement with the state.

Was California consulted in recent Colorado River negotiations?

Mar 11, 2023 Leaders in other states disagree with that characterization.

2 years of American Rescue Plan: how Tucson used its $136 million

Mar 10, 2023 Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act went towards local government to help communities recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arizona Senate tackles sexually explicit materials in schools

Mar 10, 2023 The also looked at the future of banning books.

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