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DACA, Border Policies Discussed At Annual Immigration Conference
Immigration is at the core of policy disagreements between the White House and Democratic members of Congress.
Oct. 8, 2019
The Takeaway: Peter Navarro Talks Upcoming Trade Negotiations With China
This Thursday, high-level trade negotiations are set to resume between the U.S. and China. The year-long trade war continues to inflict damage on both countries' economies. And tariffs on Chinese goods, which had been delayed over the summer, are set to kick back in on December 15th.
Oct. 8, 2019
Dissolution Of Tariff Exemption Benefits Valley-Based First Solar
On Friday, a tariff exemption recently put in place was taken away on bifacial solar panels — panels that absorb sunlight on both sides. The tariff exemption was granted in June and rescinded by the Trump administration Friday. It will completely dissolve on Oct. 28.
Oct. 8, 2019
Scottsdale Discriminates Ads Target Advocacy Group
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court revolves around a funeral home employee who was fired after telling her boss she was transgender. The funeral home is represented by the Scottsdale-based Alliance Defending Freedom.
Oct. 8, 2019
Doctor Of Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth Can Resume Practicing Medicine
A doctor who cared for an incapacitated woman who was sexually assaulted and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility can resume practicing medicine.
Oct. 8, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Attempt To Redirect AZ Car Rental Tax
On its first day back in session, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Arizona high court ruling protecting a multimillion-dollar tax source used to fund sports and tourism.
Oct. 8, 2019
More Than 5,000 Publications Banned In Arizona Prisons
There are more than 7,000 publications banned by the Arizona Department of Corrections, but the guidelines for evaluating what books, magazines and CDs are allowed in state prisons has been ruled unconstitutional and overbroad.
Oct. 8, 2019
McSally Criticizes Impeachment, Mum On Ukraine Call
Two weeks after the inquiry began, McSally says Democrats leading the House of Representatives are partisan in their process.
Arizona GOP To Hold Anti-Impeachment Rallies
Oct. 7, 2019
New Thunderbird School Breaks Ground In Phoenix
Construction of a new headquarters for the Thunderbird School of Global Management will begin soon as ground has been broken on the site of the new facility.
Oct. 7, 2019
Arizona GOP To Hold Anti-Impeachment Rallies
The Arizona GOP is aligning with the Trump re-election campaign to target Democratic Representatives Ann Kirkpatrick and Tom O’Halleran.
Oct. 7, 2019
New Sonora Law On Wildlife Crossings Encouraging To Conservationists
A new law in Sonora will make highway wildlife crossings a required part of regional planning ordinances in the state. It’s meant to protect animals in Sonora, including some that cross into Arizona.
Oct. 7, 2019
Jaguar Day Brings People Together From Across Sonoran Desert Region
The Jaguar Day Festival in southern Sonora is about more than just the jaguar. It’s also a reminder of the ecological ties between Arizona and Sonora.
Oct. 7, 2019
 Prescribed Fires To Start This Month In Northern Arizona
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will be starting five prescribed burns this month designed to help the environment. Three prescribed fires will be set in northeastern Arizona, and two in the Flagstaff area.
Oct. 7, 2019
Border Patrol Agent Dies In Arizona
Federal authorities say a Border Patrol agent in Arizona has died. Border Patrol officials say Agent Robert Hotten was on duty near Mount Washington, which is south of Patagonia and east of Nogales. Fellow agents found Hotten, 44, unresponsive.
Oct. 7, 2019
Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower Restoration Complete
Restoration work is now complete on the Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower.
Oct. 7, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Withdrawing Troops From Northern Syria
One of the biggest global prizes will be awarded this week, and some big changes are coming to one of the world’s hot spots.
Oct. 7, 2019
Boas: The Proposition 123 Ruling
Last week, federal Judge Neil Wake issued a ruling on Proposition 123 — the ballot measure approved by voters that adjusted how funding from the state land trust was distributed to Arizona schools. His ruling said the plan was illegal, which Gov. Doug Ducey strongly disagreed with.
Oct. 7, 2019
More Native Americans Now Have Health Insurance
A new report from the Government Accountability Office has some good news about the number of Native Americans with health insurance.
Oct. 7, 2019
Groups Sue Government Over Colorado River Management
Three environmental groups are suing the federal government over the operation of the Glen Canyon Dam in Northern Arizona.
Oct. 7, 2019
Out-Of-State Online Sales Will Soon Be Taxed In Arizona
Next time you buy something from an out-of-state seller, you may end up paying sales tax.
Oct. 7, 2019

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