Politics and Government

In Mexico, deportations triple as new caravan arrives

Jun 6, 2019 The number of migrants taken to a migratory station in Mexico has also tripled.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

Jun 6, 2019 The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

Tohono O'odham Nation elects new leadership

May 30, 2019 Ned Norris Jr. and Wavalene Saunders will be the next chairman and vice chairwoman of the nation.

Kirkpatrick town hall audience asks the congresswoman to push for presidential impeachment hearings

May 30, 2019 U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick says even a hearing on impeaching the president requires bipartisan support.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

May 29, 2019 Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Honduran man plans return to his home country, despite risks

May 28, 2019 31-year old Yomeiny Mairena wants his children to appreciate what they have by understanding why he risked his life to get to the U.S.

House committee debates latest version of the Dream Act

May 23, 2019 The move follows a recent Trump immigration proposal that leaves out "Dreamers."

#RedForEd advocates say Arizona budget plan ignores schools

May 23, 2019 The teacher-backed organization says a $1 billion surplus should be used to help restore previous education funding levels.

Western states sign historic agreement to deal with drought

May 21, 2019 The drought contingency plan has been years in the making.

McSally Files Military Sexual Assault Bill

May 15, 2019 The bill is designed to reduce sexual assault in the ranks.

County Commission on Border Security Grant Becomes Contentious

May 15, 2019 Personal agendas on border issues often turn meetings into shouting matches, calls for committee's dismantling.

Border Wall to Go Up in National Monument, Wildlife Refuge

May 15, 2019 DHS has again waived environmental laws to build more barriers along the southern border.

Attorney General Brnovich Gets Heat for Nunchucks Stunt

May 14, 2019 The Arizona attorney general posted a video of himself displaying his nunchuck abilities.

Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans

May 14, 2019 The new budget puts aside billions of dollars for housing.

Trump Administration Seeks to Build Border Wall Across Protected Lands

May 8, 2019 Environmental groups say a new wall would further endanger wildlife and habitat along the border.

Arizona House Approves Changes to Citizen-Initiative Process

May 8, 2019 The proposal would give more power to the attorney general to review the language of initiatives.

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