Politics and Government

Mexican consul in Tucson is raising eyebrows

Dec 6, 2019 The recently arrived diplomat from Mexico is allegedly holding partisan meetings at his office.

Tucson youth will hold another climate strike Friday

Dec 5, 2019 Students will take to the streets once again to demand action on climate change.

Sinema sponsors bill to help cover cost of family leave

Dec 5, 2019 The bill is a bipartisan proposal with White House support.

Tucson City Council could call for end of "remain in Mexico" policy

Dec 3, 2019 The message to the president is supported by by Romero and Kozachick.

Tucson's new mayor and council take office

Dec 2, 2019 Regina Romero, Paul Cunningham, Lane Santa Cruz, and Nikki Lee continue Democratic city leadership.

Mayors of Arizona's largest cities push to stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Nov 26, 2019 Two Arizona mayors are pressing the state's congressional delegation to take action on climate change.

Arizona political parties getting ready for 2020 conventions

Nov 26, 2019 The Republican and Democratic party faithful are preparing for the summer’s national conventions.

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

Nov 25, 2019 State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

Roundtable: Pima County political party leaders on Tucson’s election

Nov 22, 2019 Plus, important issues going into 2020.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

Nov 22, 2019 With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

Refugee resettlement groups sue President Trump

Nov 22, 2019 They're hoping to block an order requiring approval from local government to continue refugee placements.

Plan to fund Oro Valley golf courses passes

Nov 21, 2019 Facing a recall election, the mayor put forward a plan that would fund infrastructure improvements by 2023.

A majority of Arizona voters want marijuana legalized, a poll says

Nov 21, 2019 About one-third of registered voters surveyed said they oppose legalization.

Safety agency says distracted driver caused fatal Uber autonomous test vehicle crash

Nov 20, 2019 The agency criticized a lack of federal and state regulation for autonomous vehicles.

Exiled in Mexico, Evo Morales promises return to Bolivia

Nov 14, 2019 The former Bolivian president said the Mexican government had saved him by granting asylum and refuge.

See how your neighborhood voted in the Tucson election

Nov 13, 2019 Learn how Tucsonans voted across the city on the mayor's race and sanctuary city initiative.

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