Politics and Government

New Mexico Governor Pulls National Guard Troops From Border

Feb 6, 2019 The move challenges President Trump's description of a border undergoing a security crisis.

Former Governor of Sonora Released From Jail

Feb 5, 2019 Guillermo Padrés had been held in Mexico City since 2016 over charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Feb 5, 2019 Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

County Officials Look to General Fund to Fix Roads After Failed Prop

Feb 4, 2019 Repairs would target most-used roads, roads to tourist spots.

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Feb 1, 2019 Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Federal Workers Face Challenges as Government Reopens

Feb 1, 2019 A discussion with the UA School of Government and Public Policy's Brint Milward.

Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair

Feb 1, 2019 Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"

Legislature Passes Tax Changes to Align With Federal Code

Feb 1, 2019 The bill passed along party lines, with only Republicans voting for the measure.

Courts Turn Away Hundreds of Immigrants, Blame Shutdown

Feb 1, 2019 Hundreds of immigrants arrived with government-issued notices to appear in court for hearings that were never scheduled.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

Feb 1, 2019 The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

Feds Flag Arizona Sen McSally for Excessive Campaign Donations

Jan 31, 2019 The FEC is looking into what appears to be $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the midterm campaign.

Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.

Kelli Ward Wins Arizona Republican Party Chair

Jan 28, 2019 The victory for the two-time Senate candidate is a win for the party's more conservative wing.

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