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Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Legislature Eyes Changes to Southern Arizona County Lines

The Legislature could create a study commission to look at changing the border between Santa Cruz Cochise counties

Congress Passes Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

The bipartisan bill passed with no opposition following two years of negotiations.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

Increasing the Smoking Age Has Wide Support in Pima County

A new poll shows residents approve of raising the age to buy tobacco.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Arizona Officials Split on Census Citizenship Question

The governor and secretary of state are arguing for and against a proposed census question.

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Count Falls Short of Agency Hopes

A recent Arizona Game and Fish spotlight event found only four ferrets in the wild.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Trump Administration Proposes Defunding Tribal College Scholarship Program

The program survived last year's proposed cuts, but it's on the table again this year.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

US Hopes to Work With Central America to Slow Migration

High levels of violence in those so-called Northern Triangle countries has been a key driver of migration.

Tucson May Temporarily Stop Recycling Glass and Newspapers

Officials pointed to a sharp rise in financial losses due to global changes to the markets.

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

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