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Colorado River tribes aim to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

Apr 1, 2021 Those reliant on the river’s flows for agricultural, municipal and industrial use are gearing up for years of negotiation over future policies.

Arizona legislature proposes controversial changes to election laws

Mar 26, 2021 Voting advocates criticize bills that could change the permanent early voting list or mail-in ballots.

A Colorado River showdown is looming. Let the posturing begin

Mar 23, 2021 The states that draw water from it are about to undertake a new round of negotiations over the river’s future.

Bill would allow Indigenous students to wear cultural clothing at graduation

Mar 17, 2021 Advocates say after a year of protests over racial injustice, it's a meaningful change.

Positioning for congressional race underway

Mar 14, 2021 Kirkpatrick’s announced retirement makes for wide open race.

Arizona Dreamers hopeful for change as new in-state bill lands in the House

Mar 11, 2021 A bill that would give all Arizona graduates access to in-state tuition passed the Arizona Senate earlier this month.

Conversation with Arlando Teller about transportation in tribal lands

Mar 9, 2021 The former Arizona state lawmaker talks about his new job in the U.S. Department of Transportation and his legacy in Arizona.

Arizona seeks to create surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

Mar 5, 2021 The legislation aims to fill the gap left by the rollback of federal protections, but not everyone is pleased with the current proposal.

In rapidly warming Colorado River Basin, the negotiating table is being set

Mar 3, 2021 A new round of talks could define how the river system adapts to a changing climate for the next generation.

State Senate changes Permanent Early Voting List

Mar 2, 2021 Staying on the list would require voting under new legislation passed by the Senate.

Economics drives glass recycling

Feb 25, 2021 Tucson keeps its used glass local.

Conversation with health expert in the Navajo Nation about COVID-19

Feb 24, 2021 The head of the Navajo Department of Health also talks about her experiences advising then President-elect Joe Biden on COVID-19.

As Biden rolls back 'Remain in Mexico,' advocates say next steps are still murky

Feb 16, 2021 The controversial Trump-era program forced over 70,000 people to wait for U.S. asylum hearings in Mexican border cities.

Alcohol abuse soars in lockdown

Feb 16, 2021 Severe alcohol use jumps 400% in lockdown, according to UA researchers

Tucson invests for pension payments

Feb 12, 2021 The city is trying to get rid of a long-term, billion-dollar debt.

A conversation with law expert about Oak Flat and treaties

Feb 11, 2021 Law Professor Stacy Leeds discusses how a treaty from 1852 has bearing in the battle over Oak Flat.

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