Politics and Government

Rep. Grijalva self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19

Aug 1, 2020 The Southern Arizona congressman said he was not experiencing symptoms.

Border Patrol agents raid No More Deaths migrant aid camp

Aug 1, 2020 The group says the event is the first of its kind in over a year.

Ducey says the state's not responsible for covering loss of federal unemployment help

Jul 30, 2020 The federal benefit is set to expire this week, and Ducey says it's up to Congress to act.

Planned furloughs of USCIS workers delayed

Jul 28, 2020 Furloughs have been rescheduled for the end of August unless emergency funding gets approved, a union steward said.

COVID-19 may distance voters from partisan behavior

Jul 24, 2020 UA political scientist suggests the pandemic will have a lasting impact on the 2020 election cycle.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Jul 23, 2020 Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

Tucson OKs convention center as possible COVID-19 field hospital

Jul 22, 2020 The City Council approved a standby plan for up to 250 coronavirus patients if hospitals run out of room.

Tucson mayor and City Council approve city budget, leaving police funding nearly flat

Jul 21, 2020 During the public hearing the majority of the speakers asked the council to defund the police and use the money for social services.

Guadalupe: A town hit hard by COVID-19

Jul 17, 2020 Locals say families have been struggling in the small town, which recently had one of the highest COVID-19 case rates in Maricopa County.

Border wall project based on outdated model, report finds

Jul 17, 2020 A federal report says CBP ignored its own priorities for where to build and relied on limited information about border crossings.

Governor's office: Arizona not sharing driver's license data with census

Jul 17, 2020 A spokesman said Arizona is not among the states that made a data-sharing deal with the Census Bureau.

Kelly continues to lead McSally in polls

Jul 14, 2020 Kelly's lead remains strong, but the gap has tightened.

Arizona police get millions in military surplus

Jul 13, 2020 A Defense Department program allows local law enforcement to get everything from office supplies to guns for free.

TPD releases reports for four in-custody deaths

Jul 9, 2020 The reports include a second death this year and three more in the last decade.

TPD forms board to review 'critical' incidents

Jul 7, 2020 The new board will review the events that lead to the death of Carlos Ingram-Lopez in Tucson police custody in April.

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Jul 6, 2020 Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

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