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President nominates longtime prosecutor to serve as U.S. Attorney for Arizona

Gary Restaino has been chief of the criminal division and white collar crime section.

Secretary of state warns of threats to election workers

Hobbs tells Senate committee that election offices are grappling with high turnover in the face of threats and harassment.

Pima County administrator suffered 'serious head injury,' broken ribs in crash

The county said Chuck Huckelberry was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

Former Attorney General Grant Woods dead at 67

According to a statement from his family, Woods died unexpectedly.

Pima County administrator hospitalized

Chuck Huckelberry was hit by a vehicle Saturday.

City of Tucson announces leader of Housing First effort

The Housing First model tries to get people experiencing homelessness into housing before it attends to their other needs.

Tucson city council tells employees to get vaccinated by December or face firing

Pima County will required COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who interact with medically vulnerable people.

Magnus hearing scheduled for Oct. 19

The Tucson Police Chief is nominated to be the next Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection.

Biden signs proclamation marking Indigenous Peoples Day in 2021

The proclamation is similar to one Gov. Doug Ducey signed in 2020, marking October 11 of that year as Indigenous Peoples Day.

House subcommittee hears bill featuring Old Pascua

The bill, introduced by Rep. Raúl Grijalva, would take the tribally owned lands and put them into trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe — making way for a third Pascua Yaqui casino.

University of Arizona, Pascua Yaqui Tribe commit to partnering in Yaqui education

A new intergovernmental agreement covers many aspirational goals, like the formation of an independent K-12 school system for the tribe.

State judge strikes down law banning schools from requiring students to wear masks

Legislature violated constitution by rolling mask law and other policies into the state budget, a judge ruled Monday.

200K Arizona drivers getting refunds over public safety fee

The refunds involve a controversial public safety fee that was part of vehicle registration costs approved three years ago and later rescinded.

Tucson Fire Department receives $5 million from FEMA

The department said it plans to use the money to update equipment and hire more EMTs and firefighters

Arizona sees boost in revenue from tribal casinos

The tribal gaming compact helped increase the numbers.

Brnovich sues Biden over vaccine mandate

The Arizona Attorney General says the mandate is unconstitutional.

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