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Senators, representatives from Arizona try to deal with border sewage pipe

Four members of the Arizona delegation filed bills aimed at maintaining the leaky line.

On stressed Colorado River, states test how many more diversions watershed can bear

The river is running short on water, and this is pushing some states to tap into every available drop before things get worse.

DHS watchdog retires; governor's aide awaits Senate vote

Joseph Cuffari is waiting as part of a long list of nominations being considered for agency's next inspector general.

Mexican government boasts of negotiation success, though ultimatum from US awaits

While both countries have touted the agreement brought about by tariff threats, a Mexican official suggests the crisis is not over.

Arizona plans for drought contingency plan impacts

Water managers are preparing for a future with less Colorado River water.

In Mexico, deportations triple as new caravan arrives

The number of migrants taken to a migratory station in Mexico has also tripled.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

Tohono O'odham Nation elects new leadership

Ned Norris Jr. and Wavalene Saunders will be the next chairman and vice chairwoman of the nation.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Honduran man plans return to his home country, despite risks

31-year old Yomeiny Mairena wants his children to appreciate what they have by understanding why he risked his life to get to the U.S.

House committee debates latest version of the Dream Act

The move follows a recent Trump immigration proposal that leaves out "Dreamers."

#RedForEd advocates say Arizona budget plan ignores schools

The teacher-backed organization says a $1 billion surplus should be used to help restore previous education funding levels.

Western states sign historic agreement to deal with drought

The drought contingency plan has been years in the making.

McSally Files Military Sexual Assault Bill

The bill is designed to reduce sexual assault in the ranks.

Border Wall to Go Up in National Monument, Wildlife Refuge

DHS has again waived environmental laws to build more barriers along the southern border.

County Commission on Border Security Grant Becomes Contentious

Personal agendas on border issues often turn meetings into shouting matches, calls for committee's dismantling.

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