Politics and Government

Arizona Voters Would Say Resounding 'Yes' to Soda Tax, Poll Suggests

Nov 20, 2017 The survey showed the hypothetical tax to raise education funds would pass with a near 2-to-1 margin.

Salt River Project's Brenda Burman Confirmed as Head of US Reclamation Bureau

Nov 20, 2017 She will be the first woman commissioner in the agency's 115-year history.

Episode 342: What to Expect as 2018 Elections Near

Nov 17, 2017 Also, the potential political fallout over allegations of sexual harassment against Arizona Rep. Don Shooter.

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion Fee

Nov 17, 2017 The justices ruled the money, which helps cover cost of 400K Medicaid recipients, is not a tax.

Pollster: Trump is Dragging Down Arizona's Republican Senate Candidates

Nov 15, 2017 Prediction put GOP candidates behind in head-to-head matchups with Democrat.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Nov 15, 2017 Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

Civil Rights Scorecard Gives TPD Failing Grade in Body-Cam Footage Review

Nov 14, 2017 Tucson Police allow officers to review footage before writing report.

Kino Stadium Debt Nearly Paid Off, Putting End to Fee

Nov 14, 2017 Rental-car fee will remain in place to pay for expansion of sports complex.

Arizona's Congressional Delegation: Who Votes With Trump?

Nov 14, 2017 Arizona Republicans usually vote with the President.

Forest Fees May Go Up For Some Camping, Day-Use Sites

Nov 13, 2017 Proposed increase in fees would help maintain recreational sites

Episode 163: Analyzing Election Results

Nov 10, 2017 Journalists break down voters' decisions, plus Tucson Unified Superintendent reacts to results, and visiting a homeless veteran.

McSally in Tucson Won't Comment on Senate Race

Nov 10, 2017 Congresswoman is said to be running for U.S. Senate, but hasn't publicly confirmed.

Nogales Border Patrol Increasing Penalty for First-Time Undocumented Immigrants

Nov 9, 2017 The change means many suspected undocumented immigrants are now charged criminally.

Tucson City Council Stays Democratic, No Raise for Council

Nov 7, 2017 Sales tax for preschool education fails, as does Oro Valley property tax.

Reps, Strategists Expect McSally to Announce Senate Candidacy

Nov 7, 2017 No comment yet from McSally's congressional or campaign offices.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Nov 7, 2017 Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

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