Politics and Government

The Buzz: What happens when Washington comes to town?

Feb 23, 2024 The Buzz rides along as a federal advisor goes on a tour with city officials.

White House official gets Tucson tour

Feb 21, 2024 The Mayor used the opportunity to show what the city is doing with federal dollars.

No new jail for Pima County, but a new jail commission is moving forward

Feb 20, 2024 Republican Supervisor Steve Christy said the decision was “kicking the can down the road,” but the four remaining Democrats say the county needs more information on potential alternatives to incarceration.

Arizona voters prepare for Presidential Preference Election: What you need to know

Feb 17, 2024 Here are some frequently asked questions that voters have for the presidential preference election.

The Buzz: Changes to Arizona's elections

Feb 16, 2024 Election moves come as the state prepares for more mandatory recounts.

Hobbs on Senate's failure to pass Bipartisan Border Security Package: "It is incredibly unfortunate and frustrating."

Feb 15, 2024 The Q & A was hosted by the Sky Islands Regional Partnership — formerly known as the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce

Arizona Republicans challenge Biden’s designation of a national monument near the Grand Canyon

Feb 12, 2024 The monument designation will help preserve 1,562 square miles (4,046 square kilometers) just to the north and south of Grand Canyon National Park.

Mexican families fleeing violence grows exponentially in Tucson Sector

Feb 12, 2024 The number of Mexican families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border grew nationwide in 2023, but nowhere is that more true than in Arizona’s Tucson Sector where the number of Mexican people in a family grew from 8,500 in 2022 to more than 120-thousand.

Arizona rock climbers speak out against National Park Service

Feb 11, 2024 The anchors used by climbers is the issue.

GOP organizations sue Arizona's top election official in latest dispute over election manual

Feb 10, 2024 The suit alleges violations of public comment and public disclosure requirements, along with specific provisions state officials approved for the manual.

AZ GOP frustrated over new election bill

Feb 7, 2024 If the bill passes and is signed into law, it would solve an election calendar issue that could happen if a recount is needed for the primary election.

Republicans pass voting center ban in the AZ House

Feb 6, 2024 The bill would instead establish voting precincts of 1,000 people.

The Buzz: Arizona's tax credit system

Feb 2, 2024 Not many states allow dollar-for-dollar tax credits for some donations, but Arizona does, and thousands of organizations are on the list.

Arizona counties urge swift bipartisan action on election calendar

Feb 1, 2024 If a solution is not found by early February, the state will risk missing key federal deadlines for the presidential election.

Lawmaker resigns shortly before Arizona House was to vote on expelling her

Jan 31, 2024 Four of her fellow Democrats filed an ethics complaint against her last year.

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