The Ducey administration is moving to hire 25 tax collectors to the Arizona Department of Revenue. The Governor’s Office is projecting those new employees could generate more than $30 million for the state’s general fund.
When state lawmakers reconvene at the Capitol today, the House will be one member short. That's after last week’s vote to expel Rep. Don Shooter. With me to preview the upcoming week at 1700 W. Washington are Paulina Pineda and Ben Giles of The Arizona Capitol Times.
Sens. John McCain and Christopher Coons plan to introduce a new immigration bill later today. This bipartisan bill would give recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a pathway to citizenship and would order a study to look at possible border security measures. Joining us now is Ted Hesson. He’s an employment and immigration reporter with POLITICO Pro.
Almost two centuries ago, the United States fought a gruesome war against Mexico and annexed a vast territory that includes Arizona. What does Arizona mean to Mexico nowadays, considering the past, but also the present and future?
The window opened Friday for oil, gas, uranium and coal companies to make requests or stake claims to lands that were cut from two sprawling Utah national monuments by President Trump in December —but there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunities.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a criminal investigation of a wind-energy farm in southeastern Arizona to determine whether prosecution is warranted in the deaths of a federally protected golden eagle and an endangered bat, according to federal wildlife officials.
The country is two years away from the official start of the 2020 Census, but some cities, like Phoenix, are concerned about changes that could potentially impact the count and how much federal funding it gets.