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Barber's Afghanistan Visit Informs Defense Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says visit to Kabul made him see firsthand US efforts in area as reauthorization of Natl Defense Authorization Act is coming up.

Mar 20, 2014

Immigration Officials Train Law Enforcement on Special Visas

Representatives from US Citizenship & Immigration Services held training in Tucson regarding helping crime victims apply for such documentation.

Mar 12, 2014
Member of the Arizona state Legislature meet at the Senate Building.

SB 1062 Overshadows Other AZ Legislature Moves

Those include initial approval to bill that would allow surprise inspections to abortion clinics; Brewer signs campaign finance law repeal.

Mar 3, 2014
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild (D) says the city will feel the effects of mandatory federal budget cuts.

Tucson Mayor's Third State of City Address Wednesday

Past topics included fixing roads as economic driver, annexing outlying areas, reducing poverty, homelessness.

Feb 25, 2014
More than 200 protest the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Tucson.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Awaits Brewer's Decision

Business leaders, faith based community in Tucson urging governor's veto; most GOP legislators support bill.

Feb 23, 2014
The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

Immigration Poll: Equal Number Prioritize Reform, Border Security

First time in years the numbers received equal support; figures come after House Republicans say issue unlikely to progress this year.

Feb 18, 2014

Congressional Incumbents Have More Money For 2014 Elections

Challengers are poised to catch up with quick fundraising pace in Tucson-area districts.

Feb 3, 2014
Pima County administration and court buildings in downtown Tucson.

Bronson Becomes Pima County Board Chairwoman

Focus on roads, economic development, and avoid raising taxes; after 4 years Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadez is stepping aside from seat.

Jan 13, 2014
The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

Dec 6, 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
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

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
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
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

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