A judge ruled to remove a Democratic candidate from the ballot to replace Trent Franks in the 8th Congressional District. Gene Scharer didn’t file enough signatures to qualify. That came to light after a supporter of Democratic rival Hiral Tipirneni challenged the signatures.
The Homeland Security Department announced this week it is waiving environmental rules in order to tear down about 20 miles of vehicle barrier along the New Mexico border and replace it with a higher wall.
Doctors in Mohave County, who practice in some of the state’s most vulnerable communities, are wrestling with the fallout of the opioid epidemic and want assurance that new regulations won’t have unintended consequences.
An Arizona State University instructor, known for his work with humanitarian aid groups along the Arizona-Mexico border, was arrested by Border Patrol agents last week on a felony charge of harboring undocumented immigrants.