Politics and Government

State Lawmakers Visit Child Migrant Detention Center in Tucson

Jul 13, 2018 The group of mostly Democrats is the second to visit the Southwest Key facility.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Jul 13, 2018 In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

Hackers Take Aim at State, Including Elections, Millions of Times a Month

Jul 13, 2018 Officials say attempts on Arizona line up with numbers for states around the country.

Warship Adds Sen. McCain's Name, Honoring 3 Generations

Jul 12, 2018 The naval careers of the three generations overlapped in World War II and Vietnam.

Water Managers Meet to Plan for Low Colorado Flow

Jul 12, 2018 Officials say they hope for cohesiveness as they put together a drought contingency plan to be approved by Arizona lawmakers.

City Annexes Tucson International Airport

Jul 11, 2018 Annexation provides tax dollars to the city, assistance to the airport.

City Council Sets Details For November Parks Bond

Jul 11, 2018 Financial oversight mechanisms put in place by a 5-1 vote.

Supreme Court to Open 2018 Term with Arizona Case

Jul 10, 2018 Two former Mount Lemmon firefighters claim age discrimination.

Elections Body Sues Lawmakers Over Ballot Measure Language

Jul 10, 2018 The Citizens Clean Elections Commission claims Legislative Council approved deceptive language on measure.

Peso Gains Against Dollar After Mexican Elections, Defying Some Expectations

Jul 10, 2018 One analyst said a smooth democratic transition and a weakening dollar buoyed the currency's strength.

Arizona Must Act Fast to Replace Cross-Border Pipeline, Official Says

Jul 10, 2018 The 8-mile IOI, which spewed raw sewage into the Nogales wash last year, is 25 years past its expected lifespan.

Phoenix Office Building Draws Attention as Rumored Shelter for Migrant Kids

Jul 10, 2018 The facility is run by MVM, Inc., a Virginia-based company that has strong ties to the federal government.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Trump at His Inauguration

Jul 9, 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he wants friendly ties with the U.S., but some fear the invite could send the wrong message.

Tucson City Council Prepares Next Step for Parks Bond Election

Jul 9, 2018 The council plans to establish an oversight committee to monitor bond funds if voters OK spending.

Revisiting Issues Shaping Arizona in 2018

Jul 6, 2018 Four journalists take part in a roundtable discussion.

Sheriff Napier: Illegal Immigration and Border Security Are Separate Issues

Jul 6, 2018 The Pima County sheriff also said Operation Stonegarden and other federal grants are held up for political reasons.

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