Politics and Government

Tucsonan Kelly Fryer Enters Governor Race

Jan 9, 2018 CEO of YWCA of Southern Arizona becomes 3rd Democrat seeking top AZ seat.

Pima County Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Jan 9, 2018 Scammers demand prepaid gift cards, something the department says it would never do.

Teacher Pay or Capital Improvements — How Do Schools Administer Money?

Jan 9, 2018 A conversation with Ricky Hernández of the Pima County Superintendent's Office.

Pima County Sales Tax Plan Could Speed Road Repairs

Jan 8, 2018 County supervisors want feedback at public hearings this month.

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Jan 4, 2018 Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Poll: Education #1 Issue for Arizona Voters

Jan 4, 2018 The survey also suggested border issues and government spending are important to the state's residents.

Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

Jan 3, 2018 The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Website Tracks Political Donations, Candidate Spending

Jan 2, 2018 New state site aggregates campaign spending information.

AZ Legislature Spent 2017 Dealing with Education, Opioids, Harassment

Jan 1, 2018 State lawmakers were busy with issues that will carry into 2018

2017 Brings More Talk of Roads in Tucson Government

Dec 29, 2017 Pima County, Tucson Council political party makeup remains the same. Both bodies talk of road fixes.

Pima Animal Care Center Opens New Building

Dec 28, 2017 Renovations to the existing building will be completed in the summer of 2018.

Trump Drives Arizona Policy in 2017

Dec 27, 2017 Policies from the White House reached Arizona in many ways this year.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

Dec 27, 2017 The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Dec 26, 2017 Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Arizona Sen. Flake Promised Chance To Bring DACA Bill To Senate Floor

Dec 21, 2017 Congress has 75 days to enact permanent protections for 'Dreamers.'

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

Dec 20, 2017 The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

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