Politics and Government

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.

Cochise County supervisors indicted on election-related felonies

Nov 29, 2023 Republicans Peggy Judd and Tom Crosby were indicted by a State Grand Jury.

AZ Secretary of State seeks legal advice on Tucson's city council salary raise

Nov 28, 2023 Secretary of State Adrian Fontes will wait for the legal analysis of Attorney General Kris Mayes before answering the Tucson City Council's request that will determine whether or not a recount is needed.

The Buzz: Why a 32-year-old federal law has failed to bring Native American remains home

Nov 24, 2023 A federal law was supposed to ensure returns of most remains by 1995. So why are thousands of Arizona tribal remains still not back with their people?

Sit-in at UA's College of Education calls to reinstate professors

Nov 20, 2023 Around 60 staff, faculty, students and community members participated.

Arizona county again rejects a bid to hand-count all 2024 ballots

Nov 20, 2023 The 3-2 vote on Monday by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors against the proposal.

UA suspends two professors following Israel-Hamas lecture

Nov 17, 2023 The College of Education professors have been suspended until an investigation concludes.

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Nov 17, 2023 Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

Supervisor Sharon Bronson resigns for health reasons

Nov 13, 2023 Supervisor broke 3 ribs in fall at home.

Reviving Montezuma Pass: Sky Island Alliance's bold initiative to rewild decommissioned roads

Nov 11, 2023 From roads to rivers: volunteers unite to transform old paths into thriving wildlife corridors

Gowan, other officials go to Washington to plead for border action

Nov 10, 2023 The event comes at a time when migrant encounters at the southern border have reached historic highs.

The Buzz: Recapping off-year election results

Nov 10, 2023 Education bonds and overrides largely succeed around the state, and Democrats continue Tucson government dominance.

Election Task Force calls for changes to AZ law on voting rights, registration and training

Nov 4, 2023 The task force came up with 16 proposals to adress staff, security and voting rights

Navigating murky waters: how laws and regulations can hinder tribal initiatives

Nov 3, 2023 In this tapped episode, Katya Mendoza and Paola Rodriguez explore the intersection of preserving tribal heritage, defending precious resources and reforming mining laws.

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