Politics and Government

Sanctuary city effort approved for Tucson November ballot

Jul 16, 2019 The Pima County Recorder's office certified signatures that exceeded the minimum requirement by about 3,100.

Tribes gain direct access to FBI sex offender registry

Jul 12, 2019 The U.S. attorney general said access to the FBI database will give tribal officials information to better prevent sex crimes.

Legislation could send federal judges to Yuma and Flagstaff

Jul 11, 2019 A bill in Congress allows federal court hearings in two more Arizona cities.

Republicans crowding race to unseat Democratic Rep Ann Kirkpatrick

Jul 10, 2019 The 2020 election is Kirkpatrick’s first defense of her seat in Congress.

Tucson investigating 911 outage

Jul 9, 2019 The emergency system went down briefly Tuesday morning.

Green Party gets back on the Tucson ballot

Jul 9, 2019 The party's leader blames a clerical error for the decision to disqualify the party.

Arizona senators propose drought bill

Jul 7, 2019 The bipartisan bill aims to help water utilities plan for dry future

The new White House press secretary's roots in Arizona

Jul 1, 2019 Stephanie Grisham served as a spokeswoman for the Arizona House Republicans.

Mexican president marks 1 year since election amid concerns over administration

Jul 1, 2019 Critics say measures of crime and the economy suggest there is little to celebrate.

A-10 goes head-to-head with newer fighter jet

Jul 1, 2019 The tests of the A-10 to the F-35 are meant to compare the strengths of the two planes.

Gerrymander ruling and potential future challenges to Arizona districting

Jun 27, 2019 Most of Arizona’s gerrymander complaints are not based on party.

Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

Jun 26, 2019 The departure of John Sanders comes as Congress considers emergency border funding.

Southern Arizona officials ask Congress to keep clean car standards

Jun 25, 2019 The White House wants to let automakers roll back emission and mileage standards.

Trump tweets 'Complete and Total Endorsement!' of McSally

Jun 25, 2019 The president said the senator from Arizona has been fully supportive of the White House's agenda.

Federal government pays Arizona counties for lost tax revenue

Jun 24, 2019 The money covers the loss of taxes that local governments can't collect on federal land.

Feds aim to cut processing times for immigration applications

Jun 18, 2019 Agency data shows a backlog of more than 700,000 citizenship applications.

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