Politics and Government

Arizona and Sonora Governors Reaffirm Economic Partnership

Jun 23, 2018 The two addressed how issues like NAFTA, tariffs and illegal immigration impact their relationship.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

Jun 21, 2018 A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Annual Count Shows Steady Decrease in Area Homelessness

Jun 21, 2018 Volunteers found 1,380 people experiencing homelessness the night before the January survey.

Ducey Promises More Education Funding In Campaign Stop

Jun 21, 2018 The governor hit the campaign trail in Tucson Wednesday.

Congressman Grijalva Opposes Both Proposed Immigration Bills

Jun 20, 2018 The Arizona Democrat says it legislation would decrease legal immigration by nearly 30 percent.

Pima Supervisors Reject Taxes for Road Repairs, Plan to Ask Voters

Jun 20, 2018 After voting down a property and a sales tax, the board asked county staff to prepare language for a bond issue for the November ballot.

Ruling Expected in Lawsuit Over Ann Kirkpatrick's Candidacy

Jun 19, 2018 The suit is over whether or not she filed false information about where she lives.

Gubernatorial Candidate Bennett Wants Armed Teachers and Cops in Schools

Jun 19, 2018 The Republican former secretary of state unveils school safety plan.

Ducey: Immigration Reform Needs to be Addressed

Jun 18, 2018 Congress is expected to take on two immigration bills this week.

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

Jun 18, 2018 The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

Jun 17, 2018 The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

How Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Leads to Family Separation

Jun 16, 2018 A discussion with Arizona Republic border reporter Rafael Carranza about how the law is enforced.

Judge: Ousted Arizona Lawmaker Can Run for State Senate

Jun 15, 2018 Ruling over question of former Rep. Don Shooter's residence.

Sessions Cites Bible to Defend Separating Immigrant Families

Jun 15, 2018 Last month, the attorney general announced a "zero tolerance" policy that any adult who enters the country illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Poll: Conservative Identity Dominant for Arizona Republicans

Jun 15, 2018 Only 24.3 percent of Arizona Republicans identify as "moderate."

Local Officials Condemn Policy Separating Undocumented Families

Jun 14, 2018 Office holders from six different government bodies gathered to voice opposition to the Trump administration policy.

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