Politics and Government

Episode 303: Arizona Lawmen in Running for CBP Commissioner

Feb 17, 2017 Plus, reports of mobilizing the National Guard for immigration; Trump and the media; and the scope of presidential authority.

Carmakers, Amid Political Uncertainty, Still Investing On Both Sides Of US-Mexico Border

Feb 17, 2017 Investment based on market demand, Ford Mexico CEO says, not politics.

Arizona Scientists On Edge Over Trump Environment Promises

Feb 17, 2017 President promised to relax or eliminate many environmental protections.

Monsanto Pulls Tax Break Request, But Stays in County

Feb 15, 2017 Widespread opposition to the agricultural giant's plans for a corn-seed operation near Marana.

Tucsonans Find Help Filing Their Taxes from Volunteers

Feb 15, 2017 The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program helps low-to-moderate income taxpayers prepare returns each year.

News Media Lawyer: Free Press Is Nonpartisan Issue

Feb 13, 2017 'Redefine the American consensus ... no matter where we are in the political spectrum.'

Bill Would Require Computer Coding for Arizona Students

Feb 13, 2017 Proposal for one hour of instruction aimed at helping the tech industry.

Oro Valley Sports Leagues Asking for More Fields

Feb 13, 2017 They're hoping the Town Council will shift its priorities.

Meeting at the Intersection of Diplomacy and Science

Feb 8, 2017 Ambassadors, science advisers, researchers to tackle science diplomacy topics.

Focus on Arizona Border at Homeland Security Hearing

Feb 7, 2017 Secretary Kelly announced he'll visit the border between Arizona and Mexico.

Tucson Calls for Arguments on Sales Tax Increase Proposal

Feb 7, 2017 Submit 300-word pro or con for May election on proposal for half-cent increase.

Sheriffs Ask Where's Their Share of Border Strike Force Money

Feb 7, 2017 $28 million for Ducey's force; $1.2 million for border county sheriffs, one says.

Caution Over U.S. House Committee Hearing on Border Security

Feb 6, 2017 Border safety tops Homeland Security Committee agenda Tuesday.

Senator Flake Named Chair of Water, Power Resources Committee

Feb 6, 2017 Group will oversee water issues affecting Arizona and the Southwest.

Episode 123: Local Politics After Divisive 2016 Election

Feb 3, 2017 Incoming City Council elections, a Latina business advocate on Trump's executive actions, and more.

From March to Movement

Feb 3, 2017 After the march ends, everyone takes their signs and goes home. Then what? How does a march turn into a movement?

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