Politics and Government

NPR's Steve Inskeep on Abraham Lincoln

Oct 13, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

Arizona tribe is protesting the decision not to prosecute Border Patrol agents for fatal shooting

Oct 13, 2023 The Tohono O'odham Nation in southern Arizona on Friday blasted the decision by the U.S. Attorney's Office not to prosecute Border Patrol agents who shot and killed a member of the tribe after they were summoned by tribal police.

The Buzz: Examining two questionable police incidents in Southern Arizona

Oct 13, 2023 Two recent events have led to criticism of separate law enforcement agencies.

Pro-Palestine protest canceled following UA President statement

Oct 12, 2023 The protest organized by the Students for Justice in Palestine was one of many that were supposed to take place today.

When a reservoir is more than just stored water

Oct 11, 2023 Reservoirs are a common solution to the seasonal ebbs and flows of river water. But, for some communities, they are so much more.

Kari Lake begins Senate campaign as she keeps fighting her loss in the last election

Oct 10, 2023 Lake launched a U.S. Senate campaign for an Arizona seat in a splashy Scottsdale rally on Tuesday, having never conceded that she lost last year's race for Arizona governor.

Kari Lake files to run for Senate

Oct 3, 2023 Lake has scheduled a rally for next Tuesday to make a "HUGE" announcement.

Judge denies Phoenix request seeking extra time to clean largest homeless encampment

Oct 3, 2023 The judge said the plaintiffs “face much greater hardship if the court were to delay implementation of its ruling."

Hobbs Terminates Fondomonte Lease to Protect Arizona Water

Oct 3, 2023 Critics of Fondomonte LLC say the company has been allowed to exploit Arizona’s water laws.

Arizona and Utah will pay to keep national parks open if shutdown occurs

Sep 29, 2023 For Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, it's a simple question of economics.

SAFER Banking Act Gains Momentum: Cannabis Industry Banking Reform

Sep 29, 2023 The bill has gained support from Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Attorney General Kris Mayes.

Biden dedicates ASU library to late Sen. John McCain

Sep 28, 2023 This will be President Joe Biden's fourth major speech on democracy.

Air Base Prepares for Potential Government Shutdown

Sep 27, 2023 Military officials are requesting that Congress prioritize defense if they are unable to pass a budget.

1,200 University of Phoenix students to get debt relief

Sep 22, 2023 $37 million will erase student loan balances.

Housing and Water: How government, environmentalists and developers shape Arizona homes

Sep 20, 2023 The state's mild winters are often a plus for people who move here. So how does that growing population interact with a shrinking water supply?

Cochise County Elections Director Resigns, Again

Sep 18, 2023 Cochise County Elections Director Bob Bartelsmeyer submitted his resignation last Friday

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