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Advocates decry Trump administration plan to rein in food stamp access

WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of the 43 states that could be affected by a USDA proposal to tighten restrictions on access to food stamps for those receiving other financial assistance, saving billions of dollars while affecting as many as 3.1 million people nationwide.

Water thieves, beware: This Colorado ‘water cop’ is on the case

CORTEZ, Colo. – Dave Huhn is a sheriff’s deputy for Montezuma County, Colorado, a stretch of sagebrush mesas and sandstone cliffs bordering Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Unlike other local law enforcement throughout the West, Huhn specializes in the complex world of water law.

Feds’ plan could add food stamp work requirement in most counties

WASHINGTON - A USDA plan to more strictly enforce a work requirement for able-bodied food stamp recipients could mean the rule would apply in all but the two Arizona counties with the highest jobless rate - down from the current 12 counties and most Indian reservations.

Trump’s first budget draws praise, pans from Arizona lawmakers

WASHINGTON - The White House said its proposed $4.09 trillion budget shows "respect for the people who pay the bills," but Arizona Democrats said deep domestic cuts make it a "dangerous plan" that will hurt the most vulnerable Americans.

Eight things to know about school lunches in Arizona

With proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture cuts in the billions of dollars, the National School Lunch Program - a fundamental part of Arizona’s school day - is facing new uncertainty.