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Gov. Ducey expands unemployment access and extends tax deadline in Arizona

The governor announced Friday the state was loosening unemployment requirements and lining up state and federal tax deadlines.

Arizona extends school closure through April 10

The schools superintendent said leaders are also working to waive requirements for statewide tests.

City of Tucson restricting gathering places, making changes to transit

The city declared a local emergency as it joins communities all over working to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arizona closing schools due to COVID-19 concerns

The governor and the superintendent of public instruction announced schools will be closed through at least March 27.

Emergency voting in Pima County going ahead, recorder says

The recorder's office says wipes and hand sanitizer are available for those casting early ballots.

Constitutional amendment would give Arizona a lieutenant governor

The governor and lieutenant governor would run on a single ticket, impacting the order of succession.

Groups offer support for conservationists challenging border wall construction

Local governments, archaeologists and others have filed briefs supporting a challenge to the waiver of laws for border wall construction.

Checking in on the 2020 Arizona Legislature

The path forward for some legislation is clearer with the session roughly halfway over.

Feminists decry Mexican president's airplane raffle

Some said the raffle is a smoke screen to overshadow a women’s strike protesting an increase of hate crimes against women.

Accusations fly between Rocky Point neighborhood, local government

Tensions have been simmering between the government and the Las Conchas community, which counts affluent Arizonans among its members.

Arizona House bill would set aside $1M for border cameras

Some members questioned whether bill crosses the line into federal border enforcement.

Arizona sanctuary city ban dies in the Legislature

The proposed constitutional amendment was pulled from further consideration.

Timing means Arizona's Democratic ticket has presidential candidates no longer in race

Ballots were printed in December, and some of the candidates have dropped out since then.

US consul general discusses Americans’ safety in Sonora

Lorraine Rivera's exclusive interview with U.S. Consul General Virginia Staab.

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

Most who spoke to the appropriations subcommittee were thankful for federal help, but also forceful about federal shortcomings.

Defense tries to move more money for border wall construction

The move has some in Congress calling constitutional foul.

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