Arizona counties are breathing a sigh of relief. The federal government had not decided if the federal land funds they give counties every year would be allocated this time around, but just recently the agencies got word that it is coming.
Six vacant federal judge posts in Arizona are now one step closer to being filled. The Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. heard testimony on Tuesday on six nominees to the federal district court bench in Arizona.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Texas can move forward on a water lawsuit against New Mexico. The state of Texas alleges New Mexico is not delivering its share of Rio Grande water under a 1938 compact.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Board are investigating the crash of a small plane, which was attempting to take off from a private airstrip on a ranch near Wikieup.