Politics and Government

Interior secretary announces study impacting Colorado River water talks

Dec 16, 2019 States are set to begin negotiations next year over a new set of agreements about the river's future.

Journalists roundtable: USMCA & 2020 Outlook

Dec 13, 2019 The panel also discusses political news in Southern Arizona.

Rep. Raúl Grijalva on impeachment, USMCA and climate change

Dec 13, 2019 The Arizona congressman sat down with Christopher Conover at AZPM in November.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Dec 13, 2019 Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

Dec 10, 2019 It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

Mexican consul in Tucson is raising eyebrows

Dec 6, 2019 The recently arrived diplomat from Mexico is allegedly holding partisan meetings at his office.

Tucson youth will hold another climate strike Friday

Dec 5, 2019 Students will take to the streets once again to demand action on climate change.

Sinema sponsors bill to help cover cost of family leave

Dec 5, 2019 The bill is a bipartisan proposal with White House support.

Tucson City Council could call for end of "remain in Mexico" policy

Dec 3, 2019 The message to the president is supported by by Romero and Kozachick.

Tucson's new mayor and council take office

Dec 2, 2019 Regina Romero, Paul Cunningham, Lane Santa Cruz, and Nikki Lee continue Democratic city leadership.

Mayors of Arizona's largest cities push to stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Nov 26, 2019 Two Arizona mayors are pressing the state's congressional delegation to take action on climate change.

Arizona political parties getting ready for 2020 conventions

Nov 26, 2019 The Republican and Democratic party faithful are preparing for the summer’s national conventions.

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

Nov 25, 2019 State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

Roundtable: Pima County political party leaders on Tucson’s election

Nov 22, 2019 Plus, important issues going into 2020.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

Nov 22, 2019 With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

Refugee resettlement groups sue President Trump

Nov 22, 2019 They're hoping to block an order requiring approval from local government to continue refugee placements.

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