Politics and Government

Arizona Democrats Call for Special Legislative Session

Jun 12, 2018 Four senators want another look at block grant money and gun laws.

Jeff Sessions Blocks Access to Asylum for Those Fleeing Domestic Violence

Jun 12, 2018 The attorney general overruled a 2016 case, saying people must also prove the government did not or could not protect them.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Jun 7, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

US Asylum Seekers Wait Their Turn on Mexican Border

Jun 7, 2018 The exact reasons for the border crossing bottleneck in California, Arizona and Texas are unclear.

Arizona Department of Education Gets New Associate Superintendent

Jun 6, 2018 Heather Cruz will oversee English language acquisition and CTE, among other duties.

Tucson Unified Mulls More Options For Ensuring School Safety

Jun 6, 2018 One TUSD parent proposed situational training.

Arizona's Most Crowded Federal Race: Southern Arizona's Competitive District 2

Jun 6, 2018 The open seat in the 2nd Congressional District has drawn a dozen candidates.

Arizona Settles Suit Over Handling of Voter Registration

Jun 5, 2018 The suit said voter registration in the state was unduly burdensome over proof-of-citizenship requirement.

Border Patrol: National Guard Help Leading to Arrests

Jun 4, 2018 Though the agency did not indicate whether numbers were higher compared with previous periods.

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Arizona-Mexico Border

Jun 1, 2018 It was the second trip for the secretary to Arizona in as many months.

Cochise County Offers Help to Make Apartment Complexes Smoke-Free

May 31, 2018 County officials are working with a statewide group to assist landlords with logistical and social changes.

Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

May 31, 2018 Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

May 30, 2018 Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Tucson Council Mulls Fate of Money-Losing Golf Courses

May 30, 2018 The Silverbell and Fred Enke courses aren't making a profit and will require capital improvements in the coming years.

Ex-Arizona Regulator Charged With Bribery Heads to Trial

May 29, 2018 Gary Pierce and three others dispute the allegations in the influence-peddling case.

Ex-Lawmaker Expelled for Misconduct Open to Serving Again

May 29, 2018 Don Shooter says if Republicans can get him the signatures, he'll run for Arizona state Senate.

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