Politics and Government

Mayor Rothschild: Finances Are Tucson's Greatest Challenge

Jan 3, 2019 Tucson's mayor won't take office for a year, but the current office holder has a list of priorities for his successor.

Garbage, Feces Take Toll on National Parks Amid Shutdown

Jan 2, 2019 The shutdown has left parks without many of the employees who monitor campgrounds and otherwise keep parks running.

Charting a New Course for Water Supply in the Southwest

Dec 28, 2018 Water managers in Colorado River Basin states spent much of 2018 working on drought contingency plans.

Arizona Lawmakers Prepare for New Year, New Session

Dec 27, 2018 Changing political dynamics could mean a different tone for the 2019 legislative session.

Ethics Panel Clears Rep. Grijalva in Payment to Former Staffer

Dec 19, 2018 A complaint has been dismissed over a payment of $48,000 the congressman made in 2015.

Fear And Grieving in Las Vegas: Colorado River Managers Struggle With Water Scarcity

Dec 18, 2018 Water managers were supposed to finish drought contingency plans by the end of the year. They're likely to miss that deadline.

Tucson Mayor Rothschild Won't Seek Third Term

Dec 18, 2018 Council member Kozachik says he won't be running for the post.

Gov Ducey Names McSally to McCain Senate Seat

Dec 18, 2018 McSally will serve until the 2020 election, when voters will elect someone to serve the final two years of McCain's term.

State parks projects under review due to delays, cost hikes

Dec 17, 2018 Leadership is reviewing all projects in the wake of complaints that led to the ouster of the previous director.

Congress Considers Legislation to Help Tribes Solve Cases of Missing People

Dec 14, 2018 Laws under consideration could improve tracking databases and increase funding for services like domestic violence shelters.

Jon Kyl to Leave Senate at the End of the Year

Dec 14, 2018 The announcement forces another appointment from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.

Mexico to Pump $30B Into Central America to Slow Migration

Dec 14, 2018 The development plan would benefit Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Arizona Congressional Members Flake, McSally Say Goodbye

Dec 13, 2018 Sen. Jeff Flake and Rep. Martha McSally delivered farewell addresses Thursday.

TPD Chief Magnus Testifies Before Senate Committee

Dec 12, 2018 Tucson's police chief talked about community policing near the border.

Incoming Rep Kirkpatrick Promises a 'No' to Trump's Border Wall

Dec 11, 2018 The incoming Democrat says she'll oppose any immigration bill that includes a border wall.

US States to Meet at Deadline on Colorado River Drought Plan

Dec 10, 2018 Arizona has been the holdout as the clock ticks on striking a deal for a contingency plan.

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