Politics and Government

Rothschild: Prepped Industrial Space Entices Employers to Tucson

May 14, 2018 Tucson's mayor said making sure vacant land is ready for industry helps attract jobs.

AP Sources: WH Aide Dismisses McCain View, Says 'He's Dying'

May 11, 2018 Sen. McCain criticized President's nominee for CIA director because of her link to waterboarding.

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

May 10, 2018 TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

Appeals Court Won't Block Arizona Law Targeting Initiatives

May 9, 2018 A panel of judges agreed the case is not "ripe" for a challenge.

Group Claims McSally Fundraising for Two Campaigns

May 9, 2018 FEC records show McSally's House campaign account is still active.

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

May 8, 2018 Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

May 7, 2018 Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Arizona Legislature Wraps Up Budget Amid Teacher Protests

May 3, 2018 Educators looked on as lawmakers worked all night to approve the spending plan.

Taking Back the Night in a Year of #MeToo

May 3, 2018 Ripples from the national movement were felt at an annual Tucson event, where hundreds marched to end sexual violence.

Education Association: Teachers Return to Work Thursday if Lawmakers Pass Budget

May 1, 2018 On fourth day of statewide walkouts, schools begin reopening.

Goldwater Institute Threatens School Districts With Walkout Lawsuit

May 1, 2018 Goldwater says the walkout is unlawful, employees must return to work and districts must return to normal operation, finding substitutes if necessary.

County Supes to Debate Draft of Road Improvement Sales Tax

Apr 30, 2018 A memo predicts the bill will go through a final vote on June 19.

Filings: No Teacher Donations to Ducey in 2018

Apr 30, 2018 No donors to the Ducey campaign listed an occupation in the public education sector.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Apr 30, 2018 Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

ACLU Ad Campaign on ICE Interactions Won't Air in Arizona

Apr 27, 2018 Ads will air in 11 states across three different digital platforms.

Ducey Touts Plan, Lawmakers Speak in Capitol During Teacher Walkout

Apr 26, 2018 Government leaders made their own statements inside the Capitol while educators rallied outside.

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