Politics and Government

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.

Temporary Bridge to Ease Traffic Again During I-10 Work

May 29, 2018 A project at I-10 and Wilmot marks the second time ADOT has used temporary bridges in the Tucson area.

Hacker Attempts on Arizona Election System: 50K a Month

May 29, 2018 Hackers go after the secretary of state's office hundreds of times a day.

Census: Tucson's Growth Strongest Outside City Limits

May 28, 2018 Suburbs and unincorporated areas have some of the fastest growth rates.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

May 28, 2018 The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime

May 23, 2018 The state's high court ruled that the Legislature can't change the voter-approved law.

City Council Wants Voters to Decide on Even-Year Elections

May 23, 2018 The Tucson council asked staff to draft of a ballot measure that would put the matter before voters in November.

Science Standards Draft Changes Remove, Alter Evolution References

May 23, 2018 Arizona schools Superintendent Diane Douglas says evolution is an ongoing debate.

Tucson Council to Seek Landmark Designation for Benedictine Monastery

May 22, 2018 Historic designation would limit the owner's ability to fully or partially demolish the building on Country Club Road.

US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

May 22, 2018 Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

Arpaio to Turn in Signatures in Bid to Appear in GOP Primary

May 22, 2018 Former sheriff's campaign says it will turn in 10,000 signatures to compete in Aug. 28 election.

Democrats Get Giddy About a Perennial Target: Arizona

May 18, 2018 Dems hoping to turn the state blue have lost every statewide election since 2008. They say this year could be different.

Campaign Season Opens for Navajo Nation Presidency

May 18, 2018 Economic development will be a key issue, as the tribe relies on a power plant that is expected to close.

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