Politics and Government

Arizona judge denies a GOP move to block a voter-approved law for transparent campaign financing

Dec 29, 2023 Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma, both Republicans, filed the challenge in August.

The Buzz: A legislative look-ahead at water and agriculture

Dec 22, 2023 The new legislative session is weeks away, so we look at the state's top water user.

Tucson Indian Center to receive nearly $600,000 in needed renovations

Dec 21, 2023 The Tucson Indian Center is receiving federal funding for renovations to continue serving Tucson’s urban Native American community.

Arizona lawmaker Athena Salman resigning at year's end, says she will join an abortion rights group

Dec 20, 2023 Salman will become the director of Arizona campaigns for the state chapter of Reproductive Freedom For All.

Grassroots jail report firmly opposes potential new Pima County Jail

Dec 19, 2023 The report comes two days before the County's Blue Ribbon Commission is expected to release their initial findings.

Sylvia Lee replaces Sharon Bronson on Pima County Board of Supervisors

Dec 19, 2023 Former PCC board member will not run in 2024.

The Buzz: Arizona navigates legal uncertainty with two conflicting abortion bans

Dec 16, 2023 Arizona contends with a legal tangle over two conflicting abortion laws, leaving providers and patients in uncertainty.

Arizona abortion laws clash: High-stakes court battle set to unfold

Dec 11, 2023 The case, Planned Parenthood vs. Mayes/Hazelrigg, will decide Arizona's abortion landscape.

AZ school safety task force proposes legislative changes to address SRO shortage

Dec 8, 2023 The task force met for the final time on Thursday to share their recommendations for campus safety.

The Buzz: A legislative look ahead into education policy

Dec 8, 2023 This week we talked with both the county and state school superintendent about universal school vouchers and teacher retention.

Senator Kelly calls for assault weapons restrictions after 2023 breaks US mass shooting record

Dec 5, 2023 Kelly’s GOSAFE act would impose certain restriction on semiautomatic weapons.

U.S. Department of Justice initiates water rights decree for San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Dec 5, 2023 Environmental group says decree prompts evaluation of existing water rights certificates

Mayor Romero “accepts the challenge” of another term in 2024 State of the City Address

Dec 4, 2023 The mayor highlighted her administration’s accomplishments of 2023.

Two UA College of Education professors reinstated following Israel-Hamas Lecture

Dec 1, 2023 The department head will teach the course about cultural pluralism for young children through the rest of the semester.

The Buzz: a legislative look ahead into criminal justice reform

Dec 1, 2023 The new legislative session begins in January, so we asked those close to reform initiatives what they believe is expected.

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died at age 93

Dec 1, 2023 A native of Arizona who grew up on her family’s sprawling ranch, O’Connor wasted little time building a reputation as a hard worker who wielded considerable political clout on the nine-member court.

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