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Looking back at SB 1070 a decade later

Though the infamous “show me your papers” law was partially struck down, it has left a legacy in Arizona.

Tucson mayor and City Council approve city budget, leaving police funding nearly flat

During the public hearing the majority of the speakers asked the council to defund the police and use the money for social services.

Kelly continues to lead McSally in polls

Kelly's lead remains strong, but the gap has tightened.

Rogue Radio presents Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

U.S. immigration service says it needs $1.2 billion to stay afloat

USCIS usually gets money from application fees it charges for various services — now those have slowed

Chinese relations enter Kelly-McSally Senate race

Republicans are going hard on China while claiming Democrats, including Mark Kelly, are soft on China.

Senate candidates stake out financial strongholds in Arizona

The candidates pulled in a combined $10 million in campaign contributions, while Mark Kelly outraised Martha McSally on a day-to-day basis.

Presidential campaigns nearly tied in Arizona fundraising

Trump and Biden have collected a combined $1.3 million in the Grand Canyon State

Campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic

The virus put political campaigns in neutral just as election season was ramping up.

What "The Decameron", a Medieval Italian masterpiece, can tell us about life during a pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why a Tucsonan named Taylor chose to get involved in the conflict in Syria; and Frank Figliuzzi speaks on putting Taylor's story in context with U.S. foreign policy.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick returns to House after alcohol treatment

Kirkpatrick will hold a "Congress on your corner" event this weekend as part of her return.

Arizona's senators split vote on Trump acquittal

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Martha McSally voted along party lines.

Iowans in Green Valley participate in satellite caucus

Arizona hosted four of the first-ever satellite sites for the Iowa caucuses.

Mayors of Arizona's largest cities push to stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Two Arizona mayors are pressing the state's congressional delegation to take action on climate change.

Arizona political parties getting ready for 2020 conventions

The Republican and Democratic party faithful are preparing for the summer’s national conventions.

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