Politics and Government

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Feb 21, 2018 Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

Mexico Launches Ad Campaign to Stop Immigrant Bullying in the US

Feb 21, 2018 Consulate reports an increase in people being bullied over immigration status.

Proposal Would Double Arizona Lawmakers' Term Lengths

Feb 21, 2018 The representative sponsoring the measure says it would de-politicize the Legislature.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

Feb 20, 2018 The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

Arizona Lawmaker Wants to Do Away With US Senate Primary Vote

Feb 20, 2018 The amendment to the state constitution would likely encounter legal challenges.

All-Mail Elections Boost Voter Turnout in Douglas, City Says

Feb 20, 2018 City elections see 8 percent boost in number of votes cast in last mayoral and council election.

Flake Faults Fellow Republicans for Following President's Lead

Feb 19, 2018 Joins other retiring GOP lawmakers debating party's future direction.

Supervisors to Reconsider Federal Law Enforcement Grant

Feb 19, 2018 Valadez asks for a vote to re-examine $1.4 million grant the board previously turned down

Lawyer: Courts Make DACA Deadline More 'Soft and Fuzzy'

Feb 19, 2018 The Supreme Court could change the DACA debate, but for now the program continues.

Rio Nuevo Asking Lawmakers for 10 More Years

Feb 14, 2018 The board needs legislative approval to extend its existence.

Look Beyond Words to Facts in Immigration Debate, Lawyer Says

Feb 14, 2018 Tucson immigration expert advises a closer look at terms that are politically charged.

Rio Nuevo Wants to Use Broadway Properties Swept Up by Widening Project

Feb 14, 2018 Project would include new parking, relocating historic bungalows and changes to Solot Plaza.

A Conversation with Former US Rep Jim Kolbe

Feb 14, 2018 Partisanship in Congress, NAFTA and elections.

Federal Proposal Won't Affect Most Tucson Road Projects, Official Says

Feb 13, 2018 Road plans in Tucson most often use local money only in order to avoid federal standards.

The Effect of #MeToo at the Arizona Capitol

Feb 13, 2018 In the wake of the expulsion of a state representative, we ask how the culture of the Capitol is changing.

Federal Budget Deal Could Benefit Tucson's Economy

Feb 12, 2018 A deal that brings an end to sequestration cuts in defense could have a positive impact on Tucson's financial health.

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