Politics and Government

Sinema Wins Senate Race

Nov 12, 2018 Democrat Kyrsten Sinema will be the first female to hold a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.

Busy I-10 Rest Stop Opens After Closing for Almost a Year

Nov 9, 2018 Multimillion-dollar renovation complete, the Sacaton stop is the only rest area between Casa Grande and Phoenix.

Pima County Recorder Still Counting Votes Despite Republican Objections

Nov 9, 2018 GOP leaders are suing to stop signature verification on ballots.

Court Hearing Set in Arizona Senate Race Vote Count Dispute

Nov 9, 2018 Only a few thousand votes would be affected by the suit, but every one counts in the razor-close U.S. Senate race between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema.

Election Recap: The 2018 Midterms

Nov 8, 2018 A breakdown of the election results in Arizona.

Familiar Name Will Lead Kirkpatrick Staff

Nov 8, 2018 Ron Barber is out of retirement to join the Kirkpatrick team.

Grijalva Promises Investigations Into Trump Appointees

Nov 8, 2018 Democrats take control of the House in January, which will bring changes to the relationship with the White House.

Ducey to Keep Governor's Seat Until 2022

Nov 7, 2018 The incumbent pulled ahead in the polls toward the end of the education-focused campaign.

Trump Promises Migrant Tent Cities; Family Releases Continue in Arizona

Nov 5, 2018 The president said he will order massive tent cities to hold migrants, while authorities continue to release families.

Tucson Police Focusing on Opioids

Nov 5, 2018 The department wants other law enforcement agencies to join their efforts.

National Tragedies Underscore Calls for Civility

Nov 5, 2018 A discussion with Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director for the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Growing Tucson's Tech Industry

Nov 1, 2018 Research parks and a new startup academy are helping locals develop new ideas.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

Oct 31, 2018 A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

Oct 31, 2018 A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

State Enters 2nd Election Without Updates to Procedures Manual

Oct 29, 2018 Complaint from counties led to the governor declining to approve the update.

Impact of Major Rallies and Attacks in Campaigns

Oct 29, 2018 A discussion with political communications expert Kate Kenski.

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