Politics and Government

Poll: 28% Of GOP Voters Undecided On Flake Replacement

Nov 1, 2017 Potential successors are scrambling to get on the ballot.

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Nov 1, 2017 Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

State Calls on Congress to Fund KidsCare

Nov 1, 2017 Gov. Ducey sent a letter to members urging quick action.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Oct 31, 2017 Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

Oct 31, 2017 The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

Private Prisons Pushing Rural Counties Into Financial Hole, Officials Say

Oct 30, 2017 Counties want governor to stop favoring private prisons over rural county jails.

Episode 339: Arizona Politicians in a Shifting Political Landscape

Oct 27, 2017 Also, October brings recognition of domestic violence and breast cancer.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Oct 26, 2017 Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Oct 26, 2017 Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Tucson Job Growth Lags Behind Arizona Numbers

Oct 25, 2017 City adding fewer new jobs, but gains are in high-paying jobs.

Flake's Only Plan is to Serve Out His Term, He Says

Oct 25, 2017 The Republican Senator said it is too soon to endorse someone to take his place.

Flake's Not Running Again, So Who Is?

Oct 25, 2017 Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday he wouldn't seek re-election, causing a political earthquake in Arizona.

Attorney General: Bisbee Plastic-Bag Ban Violates State Law

Oct 24, 2017 Bisbee City Council will decide whether or not to fight the law Monday.

New Screening Procedures Go Into Effect at Arizona Airports

Oct 24, 2017 Travelers in Tucson and other airports statewide must now remove electronics from carry-on bags.

Sen. Jeff Flake Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Oct 24, 2017 Arizona senator criticized a loss of Republican values, says he'll serve out his term.

Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Oct 23, 2017 Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

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