Politics and Government

AP Exclusive: Emails reveal tensions in Colorado River talks

Jan 30, 2023 They largely include communication among water officials in Arizona and California, the major users in the river's Lower Basin.

Should federal grants favor highway repair over expansion?

Jan 29, 2023 The state lost out on federal dollars to expand I-10.

Yolanda Bejarano elected Arizona Democratic Party chair

Jan 29, 2023 Bejarano's victory is a blow to Gov. Katie Hobbs, who had recruited Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo to seek the position.

Arizona Republicans pick former Trump official to lead party

Jan 29, 2023 DeWit replaces firebrand Trump ally Kelli Ward, who helped the former president in his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss and was a vocal proponent of his false claim that the election results were fraudulent.

County Attorney in Cochise County arrest for Super Extreme DUI

Jan 28, 2023 He had a blood-alcohol content of 0.21

‘We were always sovereign’: Hia-Ced O’odham seek federal recognition as a tribe

Jan 28, 2023 Descendants of those four surviving families are working to gain recognition.

The Buzz: Sports Betting in Arizona

Jan 27, 2023 Arizona has always been a destination for major sporting events, but those within the state now also have the ability to gamble on the outcomes of those games.

Council approves special election for new Tucson Electric Power agreement

Jan 26, 2023 The election will take place May 16th.

Arizona governor to keep migrant busing program

Jan 26, 2023 Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities.

Former Tucson City Council member Paul Durham dies

Jan 25, 2023 Durham was a staunch advocate for the environment

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs creates independent prison oversight commission

Jan 25, 2023 The commission will be responsible for inspecting the department’s prison facilities and its records.

City under scrutiny for alledged homeless encampment sweeps ahead of gem show

Jan 25, 2023 An injunction was filed to stop the enforcement of two city ordinances that would criminalize homelessness.

Elections Director in Cochise County leaving

Jan 25, 2023 The announcement caught some by surprise.

Tucson Fire Department received a record number of calls in 2022

Jan 25, 2023 Rising population brings rising demand for TFD services

Kolbe honored in U.S. House

Jan 24, 2023 The former southern Arizona Congressman died in December.

Judge reinstates ban on abortions for fetal abnormalities

Jan 24, 2023 The ruling reverses a 2021 decision that previously blocked the law.

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