Politics and Government

State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

Feb 5, 2020 Republican lawmakers said the speech left them feeling empowered, while Democrats used terms like “eerie” and “bizarre.”

Iowans in Green Valley participate in satellite caucus

Feb 4, 2020 Arizona hosted four of the first-ever satellite sites for the Iowa caucuses.

Arizona Education Department release unwittingly reveals student data

Jan 30, 2020 The release revealed personal info of ESA students, but also drew attention to some account balances raising eyebrows among critics of the program.

Supreme Court says ‘public charge’ rule can take effect — for now

Jan 28, 2020 The policy will require migrants to demonstrate that they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the U.S.

Arizona Senate committee advances bill to bolster firefighter cancer claims

Jan 28, 2020 The unanimously passed bill targets a loophole some firefighters say is used to deny cancer compensation claims.

Journalists roundtable: New legislative session, 2020 campaigns, impeachment trial

Jan 24, 2020 Plus, their approach to covering the presidential election.

Gov. Ducey on his 2020 priorities

Jan 17, 2020 His one-on-one interview with Arizona 360 host Lorraine Rivera.

Political strategists on the potential for a ‘blue wave’ in Arizona

Jan 17, 2020 They discussed high-profile races for the U.S. Senate and White House.

Worker morale at Homeland Security climbs, but not everywhere

Jan 17, 2020 A nonprofit found falling worker satisfaction in sub-agencies that deal with immigration.

Amid impeachment din, Senate approves USMCA by wide margin

Jan 16, 2020 Both of Arizona's senators supported the revised North American trade deal.

Mexican presidential plane back from U.S. after a year

Jan 15, 2020 The plane has been for sale in California as part of the government's austerity plan.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to seek treatment for 'alcohol dependence,' statement says

Jan 15, 2020 The U.S. representative from Arizona said she will start receiving treatment next week and eventually plans to return to work.

New super PAC wants Arizona Latino voters to help beat Trump in November

Jan 15, 2020 American Latinos United aims to chip away at the percentage of Latino support that Trump got in 2016.

Arizona lawmakers, House, split on vote demanding end to attacks on Iran

Jan 10, 2020 Democrats said they hoped to reassert congressional authority over war powers, and Republicans accused the other side of playing politics.

Planning for a future with less Colorado River water

Jan 9, 2020 A new book sheds light on mistakes of the past while Arizona gears up for the next round of negotiations.

Grijalva asks feds to 'respect tribal lands' during border construction

Jan 9, 2020 U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is asking the Department of Homeland Security to formally consult with the Tohono O'odham Nation.

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