Politics and Government

AZ Representative Says Arizona's Debate Will Sway Undecided Voters

Feb 27, 2012 U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake addresses his travel, immigration policy and other issues affecting his own campaign

AZ Week: State Surplus, Spend or Save?

Feb 24, 2012 Gov. wants more for education, prisons; Legislature wants to save it for rough times ahead

GOP Presidential Candidates Argue Border Enforcement

Feb 22, 2012 The top four Republican contenders came to Mesa to plead their case one more time before Arizona's primary

Civility Groups Forging Projects

Feb 21, 2012 Updates from two organizations formed after Jan. 8 shooting

AZ Week: Presidential Campaign Focuses on State

Feb 17, 2012 Wednesday debate in Mesa, Feb. 28 primary put Grand Canyon State at pivot point

Somali Survivor Seeks to Give Back

Feb 16, 2012 His life transformed by Doctors Without Borders, a Somali student now strives to become a doctor himself

Ex-Gov. Castro: Mexican-Americans on the Rise

Feb 14, 2012 But more progress needed, especially on profiling and 'timidity'

Mayor: Tucson Revenue Short of Needs

Feb 13, 2012 Rothschild says city is on better footing, but still faces economic challenges

AZ Week: Campaign Cash Clogs Coffers

Feb 10, 2012 Obama's report alone runs 43,700 pages, stacks to 14 feet

AZ Week: State Needs Improved Child Safety System

Feb 3, 2012 From law enforcement to Child Protective Services worker caseloads, upgrades sought

Oracle State Park To Re-open After Two-Year Closure

Feb 3, 2012 Private group donates enough funds to balance state budget cuts and operate the park part-time

AZ Week: Ed Gains Needed Soon, Reform Chair Says

Jan 27, 2012 Teacher merit pay, competition, higher standards will contribute to improvement

Giffords Resigns

Jan 25, 2012 Read her letters to House Speaker Boehner, Gov. Brewer

Giffords Visits Food Bank in Tucson Farewell

Jan 23, 2012 Supporters say goodbye as Giffords leaves federal office after five years

Politicians Scramble to Fill Giffords' Void

Jan 23, 2012 Potential candidates from both parties consider their options

AZ Week: Water Legislation Needed, Expert Says

Jan 20, 2012 State faces 'critical threshold' in 2035, when usage will exceed supply

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