Politics and Government

Arizona police get millions in military surplus

Jul 13, 2020 A Defense Department program allows local law enforcement to get everything from office supplies to guns for free.

TPD releases reports for four in-custody deaths

Jul 9, 2020 The reports include a second death this year and three more in the last decade.

TPD forms board to review 'critical' incidents

Jul 7, 2020 The new board will review the events that lead to the death of Carlos Ingram-Lopez in Tucson police custody in April.

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Jul 6, 2020 Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

Masks, hand sanitizer and more drop-off sites for Arizona's August primary

Jul 2, 2020 The state is using millions of CARES Act dollars to make elections safer.

Rogue Radio presents: Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Jul 2, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

State to give more money to schools due to pandemic

Jun 24, 2020 The Governor and state Superintendent of Public Instruction unveil a new funding plan.

Pima County man convicted of voter fraud

Jun 24, 2020 The man voted in two states during the 2016 general election.

TPD: Officers, who resigned, would have been fired over in-custody death of Tucson man

Jun 23, 2020 An April incident involving three Tucson police officers left a community member dead.

President Trump visits border fence near San Luis

Jun 23, 2020 Later that day, the president addressed supporters in Phoenix.

Masks mandatory in public in Pima County

Jun 19, 2020 The Board of Supervisors met in emergency session to pass the ordinance.

Arizona voting deadlines will stay the same

Jun 19, 2020 The secretary of state settled a lawsuit that sought to change when early ballots are due.

Supreme Court rules against Trump administration bid to cancel DACA

Jun 18, 2020 Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants around the country are DACA recipients.

Protests force community to reconsider the role of police

Jun 12, 2020 As protests continue nationwide, citizens and police officers in Tucson look at what changes are still needed.

Daily News Roundup: Fire evacuations, Ducey on rise in cases, detention center accused of abuse

Jun 11, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 11.

More common than Parkinson's, but less known: How Tucsonans with aphasia are navigating the pandemic

Jun 10, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Has the meaning of Juneteenth changed?

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