Politics and Government

Gov. Hobbs says she would veto Republican water bill

Mar 13, 2024 Hobbs said the bill would bill would favor corporations, hurt small farmers.

Massachusetts man gets prison for making bomb threat to Arizona election office

Mar 13, 2024 James Clark, 40, of Falmouth, pleaded guilty in August in U.S. District Court in Phoenix to sending a communication containing a bomb threat to an election official.

Balancing Act: The proposed Public Lands Rule aims to transform Bureau of Land Management’s stewardship

Mar 11, 2024 The new rule seeks to redefine priorities and practices at the nation’s largest land manager

The Buzz: The Legacy and impact of Land Grant Institutions

Mar 8, 2024 A look at how an 1862 act impacted Native lands and eventually led to UA's fossil fuel use despite climate pledges.

Saudi company quits pumping in Butler Valley Basin, but still has other land holdings

Mar 7, 2024 Canceled and not renewed leases make up roughly one-third of Fondomonte's owned and leased land.

County releases data on the first six months of jail Transition Center

Mar 7, 2024 The Transition Center is part of the county’s effort to reduce recidivism

Bureau of Reclamation announces new water conservation agreements

Mar 6, 2024 Looks to conserve 3 million-acre-feet of Colorado River water through 2026

Return of SunTran fare is still up in the air

Mar 5, 2024 City officials maintain that Tucson's education system should pitch in for public transportation.

Sinema not running for re-election

Mar 5, 2024 Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Tuesday she will not run for re-election and will step down at the end of her term.

The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?

Mar 1, 2024 Federal law rules the land when it comes to border enforcement, but local governments can help.

Three former Department of Education employees charged with defrauding Arizona voucher program

Mar 1, 2024 Prosecutors said Thursday that the three employees approved applications for 17 students -– five of which were fictitious -- that admitted them into the voucher program using forged birth certificates and special education evaluations.

The Buzz: What happens when Washington comes to town?

Feb 23, 2024 The Buzz rides along as a federal advisor goes on a tour with city officials.

White House official gets Tucson tour

Feb 21, 2024 The Mayor used the opportunity to show what the city is doing with federal dollars.

No new jail for Pima County, but a new jail commission is moving forward

Feb 20, 2024 Republican Supervisor Steve Christy said the decision was “kicking the can down the road,” but the four remaining Democrats say the county needs more information on potential alternatives to incarceration.

Arizona voters prepare for Presidential Preference Election: What you need to know

Feb 17, 2024 Here are some frequently asked questions that voters have for the presidential preference election.

The Buzz: Changes to Arizona's elections

Feb 16, 2024 Election moves come as the state prepares for more mandatory recounts.

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