Politics and Government

Yuma Residents to Lawmakers: Stop CAP From Stealing Water

Mar 26, 2018 Friday's listening session was the second in the state on proposed changes to water law.

Economist: Trump Tariffs Could Cost Jobs in Places Like Arizona

Mar 22, 2018 UA professor George Hammond cites potential rise in the cost of targeted materials.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Mar 21, 2018 Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

Old Pima Courthouse to Get New Tenants

Mar 20, 2018 Leases were approved for Visit Tucson and university mineral museum are market rate.

Secretary Zinke on Arizona Border: 'We Are Going to Build a Wall'

Mar 19, 2018 Critics point to humanitarian and environmental costs of border walls.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Mar 19, 2018 Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Ducey Signs Bill Banning Local Soda Taxes

Mar 19, 2018 The bills blocks local governments, but not the Legislature, from passing taxes on individual foods.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

Mar 19, 2018 University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

State Blocks and Fines Telemarketer For Abusing 'Do Not Call' List

Mar 14, 2018 Attorney General's office fines company $1M for illegal calls.

IRS: Electronically Filing Taxes is Safest Way to Avoid Scams

Mar 14, 2018 Since 2013, IRS impersonation scams have amounted in $64 million lost nationwide.

New Shuttle Service Coming to Sabino Canyon, Replacing 2-Decade Operator

Mar 12, 2018 The new operator plans to deploy an all-electric fleet over five years.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

Mar 8, 2018 The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp Moves Forward in Arizona Legislature

Mar 8, 2018 The Legislature is one step closer to making hemp a legal crop.

Arizona Teachers Wear Red for Higher Pay

Mar 8, 2018 Public educators statewide say #RedForEd, inspired by outcome of West Virginia strike.

Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

Mar 7, 2018 The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

Mar 6, 2018 The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

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