Politics and Government

Arizona Changes Medical Records Law to Ensure Patient Access

May 8, 2019 The law requires providers that shut down to transfer records to the patient or to an entity like the statewide health information exchange.

Pima County Approves Federal Funds For Border Enforcement

May 7, 2019 Opponents say $1.5 million will be used to help immigration officials with deportations.

City Spends $20K to Shelter Migrants

May 3, 2019 So far neither the state nor the federal government has offered to help offset those costs.

Panel to Review Applicants to Replace Arizona Supreme Court Judge

May 2, 2019 A call is out for applications to replace Chief Justice Scott Bales, who will retire July 31.

Military Report Details Sexual Assault in the Ranks

May 2, 2019 Marines reported the highest number of assaults among the four branches of the military.

Prison Guards and Inmates Unite in Plea for Better Security

May 1, 2019 Calls for action point to problems with door locks that critics say resulted in the death of an inmate and the beating of guards.

Tensions Between the Press and State Arise In Mexico

May 1, 2019 The president's viral commentary has sparked worry about the impact of that rhetoric on journalists in the country.

Napier Testifies Before House Committee

May 1, 2019 The Pima County sheriff said the border has been in "crisis" for decades.

Climate Change Making Southwest Hotter

Apr 30, 2019 A UA professor lays out the changes for congressional committee.

Former Tucson City Councilman Roy Laos Dies at 65

Apr 30, 2019 The Tucson native served from 1977-1988

Democrats Running for Mayor of Tucson Kick Off Campaigns

Apr 29, 2019 Three longtime Tucsonans laid out their experience and connection to the city as part of the race to replace outgoing Mayor Rothschild.

UA Sophomore Named Student Regent

Apr 29, 2019 Anthony Rusk will become the second Student Regent on the board.

GOP Leaders in Immigrant-Heavy States OK with Census Citizenship Question

Apr 29, 2019 The divide between red and blue states is stark as both prepare for a census that could ask about citizenship for the first time in 70 years.

Ducey Names New Arizona Supreme Court Justice

Apr 26, 2019 The governor has named his fourth justice to the high court.

Arizona Utility Finally Comes Clean About Political Spending

Apr 26, 2019 APS spent millions of dollars on the election for the commission that regulates it.

Jaguar Recovery Plan Envisions Sprawling Habitat Areas

Apr 25, 2019 The plan from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service drew criticism from environmental groups.

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