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Cullen withdraws from nomination to head AZ Dept. of Health Services

Pima County says Dr. Theresa Cullen is returning to her previous job heading its health department.

Senate committee rejects Cullen nomination to lead AZDHS

Her support for COVID restrictions drew Republican opposition.

The Buzz: Funding K-12 schools in the Arizona legislature

As an annual funding hurdle is cleared, another continues to loom.

Resignation of Cochise County Elections Director becomes final

Lisa Marra has officially left her position after 15-day notice period.

Arizona lawmakers avert school closures with funding fix

Senate vote removes aggregate expenditure limit for the rest of the school year.

Letter offers reasons why Cochise County Elections Director quit

Resignation claims county was a hostile work environment for Lisa Marra.

AZ House passes schools spending cap waiver, Senate delays vote

Legislature and Governor have until March 1 to pass aggregate expenditure limit waiver

Sinema's split from Democrats shows party discord in Arizona

Party officials worry that a more-than-likely three-way race could result in a Republican victory.

Dannels tells Congress Cochise County is not the same as Texas border

He hopes change will come but he doesn't expect it soon.

Yolanda Bejarano elected Arizona Democratic Party chair

Bejarano's victory is a blow to Gov. Katie Hobbs, who had recruited Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo to seek the position.

Arizona Republicans pick former Trump official to lead party

DeWit replaces firebrand Trump ally Kelli Ward, who helped the former president in his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss and was a vocal proponent of his false claim that the election results were fraudulent.

Former Tucson City Council member Paul Durham dies

Durham was a staunch advocate for the environment

Rep. Gallego announces bid for Arizona Senate seat

He is hoping to unseat independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

Recall petitions circulating for Cochise County supervisor

In order to trigger a recall, The Committee to Recall Tom Crosby has 120 days to gather 4,865 signatures.

City Council asks Attorney General Mayes to reconsider housing ordinance

The previous attorney general ruled that the city was found in violation of state law.

Adelita Grijalva elected as first Latina Chair for Pima County Board of Supervisors

Prior, Grijalva served on the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board for 20 years.

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