Politics and Government

Secretary Zinke on Arizona Border: 'We Are Going to Build a Wall'

Mar 19, 2018 Critics point to humanitarian and environmental costs of border walls.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Mar 19, 2018 Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Ducey Signs Bill Banning Local Soda Taxes

Mar 19, 2018 The bills blocks local governments, but not the Legislature, from passing taxes on individual foods.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

Mar 19, 2018 University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

State Blocks and Fines Telemarketer For Abusing 'Do Not Call' List

Mar 14, 2018 Attorney General's office fines company $1M for illegal calls.

IRS: Electronically Filing Taxes is Safest Way to Avoid Scams

Mar 14, 2018 Since 2013, IRS impersonation scams have amounted in $64 million lost nationwide.

New Shuttle Service Coming to Sabino Canyon, Replacing 2-Decade Operator

Mar 12, 2018 The new operator plans to deploy an all-electric fleet over five years.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

Mar 8, 2018 The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp Moves Forward in Arizona Legislature

Mar 8, 2018 The Legislature is one step closer to making hemp a legal crop.

Arizona Teachers Wear Red for Higher Pay

Mar 8, 2018 Public educators statewide say #RedForEd, inspired by outcome of West Virginia strike.

Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

Mar 7, 2018 The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

Mar 6, 2018 The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

Measure Would Double the Terms of State Legislators

Mar 6, 2018 A proposal in the Arizona Legislature would double the terms for lawmakers.

Study to Examine Effects of Arizona Recession-Era Health Insurance Cutbacks

Mar 6, 2018 UA researchers are investigating how the state tried to deal with Recession budget shortfalls.

Trump Deadline Arrives, But DACA Stands, For Now

Mar 5, 2018 Six-months have passed since Trump rescinded the order, though the program still stands based on federal rulings.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Mar 5, 2018 Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

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