Politics and Government

Jeff Flake predicts a 'reckoning' for GOP Trump supporters

Oct 7, 2019 The former senator says Republican support for the president could erode.

DC prison official to lead Arizona Department of Corrections

Oct 7, 2019 David Shinn will replace Charles Ryan, who retired last month amid ongoing controversies.

Former US special envoy to Ukraine leaving McCain Institute

Oct 7, 2019 Volker says the media focus on him will likely distract from the institute's work.

Tucson mayoral candidates discuss economy, climate change, roads

Oct 3, 2019 We invited the three candidates in for a joint conversation on issues facing the city.

Oro Valley votes to keep costly golf courses

Oct 3, 2019 The town will raise membership rates and look to attract players outside the community.

Judge rules against Arizona education plan drawing on land trust funds

Oct 1, 2019 The ruling says Arizona violated federal law with the voter-approved Proposition 123.

Census mail reminders will fall short in Arizona, Grijalva says

Sep 26, 2019 The representative from Arizona is worried the method will mean an undercount in the state's rural areas and tribal lands.

Without government aid, fishermen in Mexico return to endangered porpoise habitat

Sep 25, 2019 Fishermen in the Sea of Cortez say they haven't received compensation like in previous years, so they're returning to the vaquita marina's waters for shrimp season.

Grijalva and others push for transparency on border military deployment

Sep 23, 2019 34 members of Congress are urging the Department of Defense to investigate President Trump’s use of military troops on the border.

Unpacking the headlines in Arizona politics

Sep 20, 2019 Analysis from The Yellow Sheet's Hank Stephenson.

Gov Ducey pushing for ratification of North American trade deal

Sep 17, 2019 The Arizona governor heads to Washington, D.C., to urge approval of the USMCA.

Court: Phoenix business doesn't have to make same-sex wedding invitations

Sep 16, 2019 In the majority opinion the Arizona Supreme Court justices said the decision is not a blanket exemption.

Tucsonans debate details of raising the legal age to buy tobacco

Sep 12, 2019 The county is proposing changes to who gets punished and what the punishment should be.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

Sep 10, 2019 The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

AG notifies Benson City Council of open meetings violation

Sep 9, 2019 The office determined the city of Benson violated open meetings law in July.

Ducey appoints Montgomery to Arizona Supreme Court

Sep 5, 2019 The appointment of the controversial prosecutor and Ducey ally brought both fervent support and opposition.

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