Politics and Government

Native Americans Tell Committee Government Shutdown is Closing Medical Clinics

Jan 15, 2019 Testimony in a committee chaired by Arizona Rep. Grijalva pointed to medical assistance for the elderly and needy.

Ducey Aims for Bipartisan Tone in State of State

Jan 14, 2019 The governor led his speech with water and the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan.

Shutdown Hampers Tucson Brewery's Plans to Grow

Jan 14, 2019 Loan processing and exportation are on hold according to Borderlands Brewing, putting financial pressure on the small business.

How Gov't Shutdown Over Border Security Impacts Arizona

Jan 11, 2019 Approximately 10,000 federal employees in Arizona are either furloughed or working without pay.

Tucsonans Feel Impact of Federal Shutdown

Jan 11, 2019 Employees and contractors are set to miss paychecks.

Steve Farley Joins Regina Romero in Race for Tucson Mayor

Jan 10, 2019 The former state senator made the annoucement via Facebook.

Bill Would Give Tucson Full Control of Udall Park

Jan 9, 2019 Arizona's senators want to clear up a bureaucratic oversight that prevented Tucson from fully owning the land.

State Bill Aims to Reduce Teen Vaping

Jan 9, 2019 The proposed law would provide a clearer definition of what an e-cigarette is.

Shutdown Means Shut In for Some Navajo

Jan 8, 2019 Unmaintained dirt roads can hamper residents' efforts to haul water and wood or get medical treatment.

Volunteers Keep Saguaro National Park Clean During Shutdown

Jan 8, 2019 Staff at Tumacácori National Historical Park tighten budgets as they wait to return to work.

Bipartisan Group of Elected Officials Sworn In at Arizona Inauguration

Jan 7, 2019 Both Democrats and Republicans, like Gov. Doug Ducey, were sworn in at the morning ceremony.

Rep Ann Kirkpatrick Discusses Her Return to Congress

Jan 7, 2019 Also, Kirkpatrick's views on Nancy Pelosi and whether she supports impeaching President Trump.

Roundtable: Pima County Dem & GOP Chairs Look Ahead

Jan 7, 2019 Plus, lessons learned from the 2018 midterm.

Mayor Rothschild on Decision to Not Seek Third Term

Jan 7, 2019 The Democrat discusses what he considers his achievements to be since taking office.

Government Shutdown Not Affecting Federal Food Programs

Jan 4, 2019 Arizona WIC to be funded for months if shutdown continues.

Shutdown Means No E-Verify for Arizona Hospitality Industry

Jan 4, 2019 The break in the system to verify someone can legally work in the U.S. comes at the start of the peak season.

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