Politics and Government

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Apr 2, 2019 Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

Apr 1, 2019 The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Mar 29, 2019 Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

Trump Administration Proposes Defunding Tribal College Scholarship Program

Mar 28, 2019 The program survived last year's proposed cuts, but it's on the table again this year.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

Mar 28, 2019 The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

US Hopes to Work With Central America to Slow Migration

Mar 27, 2019 High levels of violence in those so-called Northern Triangle countries has been a key driver of migration.

Gallego Declines to Run for Arizona Senate Seat

Mar 26, 2019 Some had hoped the Phoenix Democrat would provide an option to the left of centrist Mark Kelly.

Tucson May Temporarily Stop Recycling Glass and Newspapers

Mar 25, 2019 Officials pointed to a sharp rise in financial losses due to global changes to the markets.

Arizona 360 Interview: State Dems Chair Felecia Rotellini

Mar 22, 2019 Felecia Rotellini's takeaways from the 2018 midterm election.

Arizona 360 Interview: State GOP Chair Kelli Ward

Mar 22, 2019 The former state legislator's strategy for winning in 2020.

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

Mar 21, 2019 The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

Trump's Invective at John McCain Dismays Some Republicans

Mar 21, 2019 Several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump and defend the late senator and veteran.

Tucson City Council Votes to Take E-Scooters for a Spin

Mar 20, 2019 A dockless electric scooter pilot program was approved to start later this summer.

States Ask Congress to Authorize Drought Contingency Plans

Mar 19, 2019 The measures are meant to prevent Lakes Mead and Powell from dropping to catastrophic levels.

Grand Canyon Park Superintendent Steps Down

Mar 15, 2019 Christine Lehnertz, the first female superintendent of the park, is the second consecutive Grand Canyon chief to leave under pressure.

USPS Announces 'Sesame Street' Stamps

Mar 15, 2019 The limited edition series will come out this year.

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