Politics and Government

Arizona House bill would set aside $1M for border cameras

Feb 25, 2020 Some members questioned whether bill crosses the line into federal border enforcement.

Consular IDs come up during visit by high-ranking Mexican official

Feb 24, 2020 Mexico's undersecretary for North America called into question a ban on accepting the identification cards in Arizona.

FEC filings show Arizonans favor Trump, Sanders with campaign dollars

Feb 24, 2020 Arizona numbers saw Sanders leading No. 2 Democratic fundraiser Warren. The biggest fundraiser in the state was Trump.

Arizona sanctuary city ban dies in the Legislature

Feb 21, 2020 The proposed constitutional amendment was pulled from further consideration.

Timing means Arizona's Democratic ticket has presidential candidates no longer in race

Feb 21, 2020 Ballots were printed in December, and some of the candidates have dropped out since then.

Pima County election equipment gets OK from state

Feb 18, 2020 The state is testing ballot-counting machines and software in every county ahead of the presidential preference election.

Democrats bring presidential debate to Phoenix, days before primary

Feb 17, 2020 Experts say Arizona is an example of political transformation from what one called a “ruby red” state to a purple one.

Arizona Democrats hope to build on midterm momentum for wins in 2020

Feb 14, 2020 A discussion with Arizona Democratic Party Chair Felecia Rotellini.

What Trump’s Phoenix rally signals about Arizona’s significance in 2020

Feb 14, 2020 A discussion with Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash.

US consul general discusses Americans’ safety in Sonora

Feb 14, 2020 Lorraine Rivera's exclusive interview with U.S. Consul General Virginia Staab.

Divided House votes to reset deadline to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Feb 14, 2020 Arizona is one of 12 states that have never approved the ERA, despite regular attempts by state Democrats to do so.

Defense tries to move more money for border wall construction

Feb 13, 2020 The move has some in Congress calling constitutional foul.

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

Feb 13, 2020 Most who spoke to the appropriations subcommittee were thankful for federal help, but also forceful about federal shortcomings.

Arizona officials keep an eye out, as Defense budget again targets A-10

Feb 12, 2020 The fighter jets have been a mainstay at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Commission head hopes to bring peace to families of missing people in Sonora

Feb 12, 2020 The commission aims to aid groups searching for missing loved ones and to ensure identification of remains.

DOJ sanctuary city crackdown won't impact Arizona cities, US attorney's office says

Feb 11, 2020 The state doesn't have sanctuary cities or policies that fit that definition, an assistant U.S. attorney in Arizona said.

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