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More KUAZ Featured from Dec 2013

Raul H. Castro, Arizona governor from 1975 to 1977.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

Dec 11, 2013
Tucson City Hall

City Budget Shortfall in July 2014 Could Be $15M

Expenses, such as streetcar operations, pension costs, expected to exceed revenues, precise calculations not yet available.

Dec 5, 2013

Child Advocacy Group: Abuse Prevention Would Help CPS

Budget cuts to children, family services has fueled huge influx of kids to agency's system, Children Action Alliance director says.

Dec 4, 2013
Tucson city hall building.

Tucson Council Winners Sworn In, Face Immediate Budget Challenges

Three incumbents start new four-year term today, all say long-term budget fixes are priority.

Dec 3, 2013
Senator John McCain holds a town hall discussion in Southern Arizona to talk about comprehensive immigration reform.

McCain: Immigration Reform Must Happen

AZ's Senator still working to get U.S. House to consider immigration and border security measures.

Dec 2, 2013

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Nov 18, 2013
Solar panel array at Tucson Water's Central Avra Valley Storage and Recovery Project

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

Nov 12, 2013

Congress Negotiates Food Stamp Funding, Grijalva Opposes Cuts

Arizona Congressman hopes Senate, House will agree to eliminate proposed cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs.

Nov 4, 2013
The fence separating the U.S. from Mexico in Nogales, Ariz.

AZ Business Groups Lobby for Immigration Reform

US businesses head to DC, including AZ Chamber visiting all 9 AZ House members to cite positive economic impact.

Oct 30, 2013
Arizona residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana as part of Proposition 203.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Oct 29, 2013
Margo Cowan, attorney in the Pima County Public Defender's Office

Immigrant Rights Activists Challenge Charges After Arrest

On Oct. 11 protestors stopped two buses with detainees en route to fed court known as Operation Streamline; charged with felonies.

Oct 24, 2013
Leilani Clark, who said she was pepper sprayed at the Oct. 8 immigrant rights protest scene, prepares to address the City Council.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

Oct 23, 2013

Pima County, South Tucson Agree On Jail Debt Settlement

For years, small city had owed the county $2M for cost of housing inmates, who were arrested in its city limits, in county jails.

Oct 15, 2013

North AZ Towns Losing Millions Over Closure of Grand Canyon

Government shutdown costing the region about $12M, estimates say; town of Tusayan has felt much impact since most income comes from canyon's tourism.

Oct 10, 2013
Activist asking Tucson Police Department to stop enforcing SB1070

Enforcement of SB 1070 Continues to Spark Protest

Traffic stop and required immigration call leads to blockade of police, pepper spraying, arrests in Tucson.

Oct 10, 2013
As of September, all of Southern Arizona's municipal baseball stadiums will be vacant.

Future of Baseball in Southern AZ May Be in Limbo

As stadiums seat empty and amid future move of the Tucson Padres to El Paso for the 2014 season.

Oct 9, 2013

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