Politics and Government

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Mar 5, 2018 Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Mar 2, 2018 Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Mar 1, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Flake-Sponsored Bill Would Raise Assault-Rifle Purchase Age

Mar 1, 2018 A bipartisan bill would change who can purchase assault weapons

Bisbee Conducting City Business in Temporary Cochise County Digs

Mar 1, 2018 City leaders still looking for permanent site after October 2017 fire.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Feb 28, 2018 Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

Feb 23, 2018 In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Feb 21, 2018 Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

Mexico Launches Ad Campaign to Stop Immigrant Bullying in the US

Feb 21, 2018 Consulate reports an increase in people being bullied over immigration status.

Proposal Would Double Arizona Lawmakers' Term Lengths

Feb 21, 2018 The representative sponsoring the measure says it would de-politicize the Legislature.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

Feb 20, 2018 The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

Arizona Lawmaker Wants to Do Away With US Senate Primary Vote

Feb 20, 2018 The amendment to the state constitution would likely encounter legal challenges.

All-Mail Elections Boost Voter Turnout in Douglas, City Says

Feb 20, 2018 City elections see 8 percent boost in number of votes cast in last mayoral and council election.

Flake Faults Fellow Republicans for Following President's Lead

Feb 19, 2018 Joins other retiring GOP lawmakers debating party's future direction.

Supervisors to Reconsider Federal Law Enforcement Grant

Feb 19, 2018 Valadez asks for a vote to re-examine $1.4 million grant the board previously turned down

Lawyer: Courts Make DACA Deadline More 'Soft and Fuzzy'

Feb 19, 2018 The Supreme Court could change the DACA debate, but for now the program continues.

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