Politics and Government

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Hits the Campaign Trail

Feb 25, 2019 The new Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate is making speeches and shaking hands.

Southern Arizona Business Group Offers Health Care Options

Feb 22, 2019 Area chambers of commerce came together make health insurance more affordable.

The State of Solar Power

Feb 21, 2019 Where does support for renewable energy stand after the failure of Proposition 127 last fall?

Tucson Joins Nogales in Fight Over Concertina Wire on Border Fence

Feb 21, 2019 The City Council voted to back the small border town in its fight with the federal government.

Bill That Nearly Scuttled Drought Plan Shelved

Feb 20, 2019 The Arizona House Speaker pulled the bill after a lengthy hearing.

Gov Ducey Tours Tucson Technical Education Programs

Feb 18, 2019 The governor stopped by PCC and Desert View High School to learn more about career and technical education programs.

Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan

Feb 15, 2019 A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.

CBP Disagrees With Trump Claims About Drug Trafficking

Feb 15, 2019 Arizona port directors say most hard drugs are seized at the ports. Trump says that's a lie and con job.

Trump Administration Sued Over Shift in Asylum Policy

Feb 15, 2019 The lawsuit says the policy puts the migrants in danger and hampers their ability to prepare their cases.

La Cerca goes Acoustic for a Spotlight Session

Feb 13, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Arizona 360" goes on the road to El Paso to talk border politics; the immigration story of a UA graduate from Mali and the bright future she has built.

Group Pushing Arizona Lawmakers to Pass Gun Control Bill

Feb 13, 2019 The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America wants to keep guns out of the hands of people convicted of domestic violence crimes.

$20M From Border Wall GoFundMe Campaign Being Returned to Donors

Feb 13, 2019 Supporters of the president's wall failed to reveal to a Green Valley audience that the original plan to privately build a wall failed.

Mark Kelly Enters the Race for McCain's Senate Seat

Feb 12, 2019 The former astronaut is launching a bid to unseat Sen. Martha McSally.

More Than 65K Arizonans Have Registered to Vote Since November

Feb 12, 2019 The secretary of state says the number of active voters in the state has increased to about 3.8 million.

Arizona Senate Puts the Brakes on Vehicle Fee

Feb 11, 2019 State lawmakers are trying to repeal a new registration fee.

Arizona Lawmakers Ready Changes to How English Language Learners are Taught

Feb 7, 2019 The House and Senate are poised to pass bill changing how ELL students are taught.

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