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Tribal nations: changes coming with the American Rescue Plan and a new federal administration

Apr 16, 2021 Secretary Deb Haaland discusses national building possibilities funded by the 'largest single investment in Indian Country.'

New border apprehension numbers need context, advocates say

Apr 9, 2021 CBP data shows more than 170,000 total apprehensions at the border in March, including record number of children.

How drought and constant fire are impacting Arizona

Apr 9, 2021 Conditions in the Southwest are getting drier, but there is some possibility for hope later this year.

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.

When water is scarce, some researchers go underground to find out why

Apr 6, 2021 The amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs.

Local mask mandates, Children’s Museum reopens, travel restrictions

Apr 2, 2021 The city of Tucson and Pima County plan to keep mask mandates in place, despite Gov. Ducey's executive order that phases out local ordinances.

Global vaccine disparities pose unique challenges for border communities

Apr 2, 2021 Vaccinations are humming along in Arizona. But in neighboring Sonora, the pace is much slower.

Colorado River tribes aim to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

Apr 1, 2021 Those reliant on the river’s flows for agricultural, municipal and industrial use are gearing up for years of negotiation over future policies.

Arizona legislature proposes controversial changes to election laws

Mar 26, 2021 Voting advocates criticize bills that could change the permanent early voting list or mail-in ballots.

A Colorado River showdown is looming. Let the posturing begin

Mar 23, 2021 The states that draw water from it are about to undertake a new round of negotiations over the river’s future.

Bill would allow Indigenous students to wear cultural clothing at graduation

Mar 17, 2021 Advocates say after a year of protests over racial injustice, it's a meaningful change.

Positioning for congressional race underway

Mar 14, 2021 Kirkpatrick’s announced retirement makes for wide open race.

Arizona Dreamers hopeful for change as new in-state bill lands in the House

Mar 11, 2021 A bill that would give all Arizona graduates access to in-state tuition passed the Arizona Senate earlier this month.

Conversation with Arlando Teller about transportation in tribal lands

Mar 9, 2021 The former Arizona state lawmaker talks about his new job in the U.S. Department of Transportation and his legacy in Arizona.

Arizona seeks to create surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

Mar 5, 2021 The legislation aims to fill the gap left by the rollback of federal protections, but not everyone is pleased with the current proposal.

In rapidly warming Colorado River Basin, the negotiating table is being set

Mar 3, 2021 A new round of talks could define how the river system adapts to a changing climate for the next generation.

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