By Joel T. Vernile | Nov. 29, 2017
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was on Capitol Hill Monday to lobby senators for a GOP tax cut plan - and so was Tucson resident Cindy Winston, who was there to lobby against the measure.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Nov. 24, 2017
On one side of the debate are the people who are demanding protection for those covered by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. They march. They chant. They protest. On the other side, opponents are just as convinced of their positions. But maybe not as loud.
By Joel T. Vernile | Nov. 23, 2017
WASHINGTON - Police department policies on the use of body-worn cameras, including policies of three Arizona departments, present the possibility for abuse of the technology, according to a report released this month by a national civil rights group.
By Andrew Nicla | Nov. 21, 2017
WASHINGTON - A new report says death rates in Arizona from drugs, alcohol and suicides could grow by 38 percent over the next decade unless action is taken now to head off the problem.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Nov. 15, 2017
They are the minority of the minorities, the recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals who come from countries you may not immediately associate with DACA. In this fourth episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we talk with the young immigrants from countries other than Mexico - who account for one in five of the 800,000 DACA recipients in the U.S.
By Andrew Nicla | Nov. 9, 2017
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of protesters packed the lobby of a Senate office building Thursday, their chants echoing off the marble walls as they demanded that Congress vote to protect DACA recipients.
By Isaac Windes | Nov. 6, 2017
WASHINGTON - The House began work Monday on the largest tax reform push in over three decades, with most Arizona lawmakers tentatively embracing the concept even as they expressed reservations about details in the 429-page bill.
By Andrew Nicla | Nov. 2, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration may reverse a 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining claims on 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, a move that environmental groups said could lead to long-term harm to water quality and wildlife in the region.
By Andrew Nicla | Oct. 31, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody of their children.
By Isaac Windes | Oct. 30, 2017
DULLES, Virginia - Tucson International last week became the latest airport in Arizona to roll out enhanced security measures that will require travelers to put any electronic device larger than a cell phone into a separate bin.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Oct. 27, 2017
In this third episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we take a step back from the ongoing fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to take a look at similar threats to the future of the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) program. It’s what one advocate calls “the most important issue you’ve never heard of.”
By Andrew Nicla | Oct. 25, 2017
WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday that there is a growing sense of urgency for a Dream Act vote - and a growing sense that they will delay the next budget bill in December if there is not a vote by then.