Politics and Government

Trump to nominate Pima County judge for federal judgeship

Nov 7, 2019 John Hinderaker currently presides over family court and criminal dockets on the Pima County court.

Democrats sweep Tucson City Council elections

Nov 5, 2019 Early results show the Democrats with 20,000-vote leads over their Republican and Green rivals.

Regina Romero next mayor of Tucson

Nov 5, 2019 Also, results for the City Council and a "no" vote to salary raises for council members.

Still have your ballot? Drop it off in person

Nov 4, 2019 It's too late to mail your ballot if you want your vote counted in Tuesday's elections in Tucson and several school districts.

Pima GOP claims Tucson ballot opens up election to fraud

Oct 28, 2019 The Republicans say party affiliation on envelopes could impact ballot handling.

U.S. Census Bureau hiring across state for 2020 census

Oct 25, 2019 That includes more than 50,000 temporary positions in Arizona.

McSally-Kelly Senate race expected to be the most expensive in Arizona's history

Oct 23, 2019 Experts say the 2020 race is on track to shatter campaign fundraising records.

Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

Oct 23, 2019 The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Group warns of consequences in Arizona if mercury emission standard is rolled back

Oct 21, 2019 A report says lives and costs are saved with the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard in place.

Rail between Tucson and Phoenix not on the table, despite growth projections

Oct 18, 2019 A study looking at the widening of I-10 does not include the possibility of a passenger rail.

Groups: Saving Mexican gray wolves requires new approach

Oct 17, 2019 Management of the endangered predators in the Southwest requires some rethinking, environmental groups say.

Census hiring 9,000 in Pima County for its 2020 count

Oct 16, 2019 Officials are taking measures locally to avoid an undercount, which would impact government services and redistricting.

Navajo voters elect new delegate to tribal council

Oct 15, 2019 Carl Roessel Slater will represent five communities in the Arizona portion of the reservation.

Mexican president cautions against politicizing USMCA trade deal

Oct 15, 2019 Legislators in Mexico ratified the agreement in June. Lawmakers in Canada and the U.S. have not.

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman on priorities for 2020

Oct 11, 2019 Hoffman also reflects on what she sees as her biggest accomplishment in office so far.

Raises for Tucson mayor and council on the ballot

Oct 11, 2019 Voters will decide whether or not to increase the salaries at a cost of 25 cents a year for each resident.

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