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Trump Signs Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

The president announced his approval following a bipartisan effort to move it through Congress.

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

The federal appeals court temporarily blocked a ruling barring the Trump administration from making asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Arizona Abortion Laws

The suit asks the court to bar enforcement of laws the group alleges violate due-process protections.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Legislature Eyes Changes to Southern Arizona County Lines

The Legislature could create a study commission to look at changing the border between Santa Cruz Cochise counties

Congress Passes Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

The bipartisan bill passed with no opposition following two years of negotiations.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

Increasing the Smoking Age Has Wide Support in Pima County

A new poll shows residents approve of raising the age to buy tobacco.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Arizona Officials Split on Census Citizenship Question

The governor and secretary of state are arguing for and against a proposed census question.

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Count Falls Short of Agency Hopes

A recent Arizona Game and Fish spotlight event found only four ferrets in the wild.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Trump Administration Proposes Defunding Tribal College Scholarship Program

The program survived last year's proposed cuts, but it's on the table again this year.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

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