Politics and Government

Pima County wants state money for migrant transportation

Apr 21, 2021 The county wants the state to pay for transporting asylum seekers.

Ducey sends National Guard to the border

Apr 20, 2021 The Governor issued an emergency declaration for Arizona’s border counties.

Ducey bans vaccine passports

Apr 19, 2021 Ducey issued an order banning government use of vaccine passports.

State and tribes sign new gaming compact

Apr 15, 2021 More casinos and games will be allowed as part of the new deals.

Supreme Court sides with Tucson on election timing

Apr 14, 2021 The Court ruled the state can’t force Tucson to change when it holds city elections.

Magnus's history with transparency under scrutiny amid CBP nomination

Apr 13, 2021 Advocates say the TPD head's views on Trump-era policies are encouraging, but questions remain.

Pima County stops using Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 13, 2021 The county is following CDC and FDA recommendations.

Border officials report a record number of apprehensions, but most are still being turned away

Apr 8, 2021 The Biden administration is still employing a Trump-era policy that allows agents to send almost all migrants back to Mexico.

Ducey willing to pay for National Guard at the border

Apr 8, 2021 The governor says the White House is “ignoring the border”.

Arizona National Guard gets new commander

Apr 8, 2021 Brig. General Kerry Muehlenbeck is the first woman to lead the Arizona National Guard.

Gov. Ducey signs COVID-19 liability shield into law

Apr 5, 2021 Critics say measure would reward bad actors who flouted health guidance and endangered their workers or the public

Fact Check: Governor Ducey’s letter to Phoenix Mayor

Apr 2, 2021 Ducey’s letter contains mistakes when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine numbers

State Senate panel moves to ban COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Mar 31, 2021 Local government and business would be banned from requiring vaccines for employees and customers.

State Senate committee takes aim at abortion

Mar 31, 2021 The bill would ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.

Pima County keeps mask mandate

Mar 31, 2021 County officials say the Governor has overreached his power.

Governor establishes Navajo Code Talker holiday

Mar 30, 2021 Now every August 14, the state of Arizona will recognize the Navajo U.S Marines in World War II who created an unbreakable code.

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