Politics and Government

Pinal County board chooses new legislators for vacant seats

Oct 27, 2021 Teresa Martinez and Neal Carter will fill seats representing Pinal County and northern Pima County.

President nominates longtime prosecutor to serve as U.S. Attorney for Arizona

Oct 27, 2021 Gary Restaino has been chief of the criminal division and white collar crime section.

Secretary of state warns of threats to election workers

Oct 26, 2021 Hobbs tells Senate committee that election offices are grappling with high turnover in the face of threats and harassment.

Pima County administrator suffered 'serious head injury,' broken ribs in crash

Oct 26, 2021 The county said Chuck Huckelberry was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

Mail ballots no later than Wednesday for local elections, officials say

Oct 26, 2021 More than 58,000 Tucson voters have already cast ballots in the municipal election.

3rd Pima County resident faces illegal voting charges

Oct 25, 2021 The case is the third involving a felon who was able to cast a ballot in Pima County last year.

Former Attorney General Grant Woods dead at 67

Oct 23, 2021 According to a statement from his family, Woods died unexpectedly.

Pima County administrator hospitalized

Oct 23, 2021 Chuck Huckelberry was hit by a vehicle Saturday.

More Sinema backers defect over her Biden plan objections

Oct 21, 2021 Five members of Sinema's veterans advisory council resigned Thursday.

City of Tucson announces leader of Housing First effort

Oct 20, 2021 The Housing First model tries to get people experiencing homelessness into housing before it attends to their other needs.

Tucson city council tells employees to get vaccinated by December or face firing

Oct 20, 2021 Pima County will required COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who interact with medically vulnerable people.

Pima County supervisors appoint Stahl Hamilton to fill Senate vacancy

Oct 19, 2021 Stahl Hamilton will fill the Legislative District 10 seat vacated by fellow Tucson Democrat Kirsten Engel.

Vice president visits Lake Mead

Oct 18, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris surveyed drought conditions and made a case for the Biden Administration’s infrastructure plans.

Arizona Senate's election review records again ruled public

Oct 15, 2021 A judge has ruled in favor of the release of communications between leaders in the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate and private contractors.

How redistricting could reshape Arizona's political landscape

Oct 15, 2021 This week, The Buzz examines the state's redistricting process and how it could change politics in Southern Arizona.

Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson running for U.S. Senate

Oct 14, 2021 Olson is the fifth candidate in what is turning into a crowded Republican primary for the party’s nomination.

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