Politics and Government

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.

In Her Own Words: Government Shutdown Impact

Jan 25, 2019 One mother in Tucson shares how her family is coping after a month without pay.

Grijalva on Shutdown and Border Security, Drought Contingency Plan

Jan 25, 2019 He joined Christopher Conover for an interview at Arizona Public Media.

McSally on Shutdown, Drought Contingency Plan, Priorities in Senate

Jan 25, 2019 The freshman senator sat down with Arizona 360 host Lorraine Rivera in Nogales.

Tucson Protesters Question Temporary Government Reopening

Jan 25, 2019 Some people in the crowd believe the government won't stay open.

Tucson Seeking Right Plan for E-Scooters

Jan 25, 2019 The prospect of electric scooters on the streets of Tucson has led to a conversation about issues like safety.

Mexico Recognizes Maduro as Venezuela’s Leader; US Backs Opponent

Jan 25, 2019 The Mexican president says the constitution prohibits interference in the affairs of other countries.

Volunteers Say Shutdown is Curtailing Vital Work at Wildlife Refuge

Jan 24, 2019 Work is being left undone at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge as volunteers can't access facilities or use tools.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Jan 23, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Senate Committee Votes to Increase Education Sales Tax

Jan 22, 2019 The extra money would fund public education in Arizona.

Democratic Gains Point to Need for Bipartisanship in Arizona House

Jan 18, 2019 A discussion with two former state lawmakers about how Democratic gains could affect the legislature.

Gov Ducey Lays Out Agenda in State of the State Speech

Jan 18, 2019 He discussed some of his proposals with Lorraine Rivera.

Border Aid Group Volunteers Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges

Jan 18, 2019 The charges stem from the No More Deaths volunteers leaving food and water in the desert.

Ducey Releases Budget, Including First Funding for PCC Since 2015

Jan 18, 2019 The $11.4 billion spending plan includes $20 million to expand PCC's aviation program.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

Jan 18, 2019 A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

Border Sheriffs Want to Shift Focus Away From Wall

Jan 18, 2019 Sheriffs representing 31 counties bordering Mexico published a paper asking for more more technology and people.

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