County spends $10M on 2 new affordable housing projects in Chandler
Maricopa County is putting $10 million from the American Rescue Plan Act toward building affordable housing in Chandler. More than 400 people are expected to benefit each year from the two new projects.
Arizona politicians push back on Lukeville Port of Entry closure
Arizona’s top politicians are requesting the federal government’s help to keep U.S. ports of entry open on the state’s border with Mexico. United States Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that the Lukeville Port of Entry — which Arizonans pass through to get to Puerto Peñasco — is closing indefinitely on Monday.
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Border Patrol will shut Lukeville crossing in Arizona. The nearest entry is 2 hours away
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that the temporary closure of the Lukeville, Arizona, crossing will start Monday as officials grapple with changing migration routes that have overwhelmed Border Patrol agents stationed there.
Every Republican and Democrat representing Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives came together on the House Floor to honor retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who died Friday.
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Longtime Arizona lawmaker Art Hamilton, a Democrat who served in the state Legislature at the same time as then-state Senator Sandra Day O’Connor, shared his memories with The Show.
The Show recently visited the O’Connor House and sat in the living room to talk more with Sarah Suggs, president and CEO of the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy.
Ruth McGregor and Scott Bales, two retired members of the Arizona judiciary, joined The Show to remember former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who died today at the age of 93.
In less than two weeks, Arizona’s Supreme Court is set to consider whether abortion can remain legal up to 15 weeks in the state or if a near-total ban should take effect. Now, one of the seven justices on the bench says he will not participate in the case.
The Arizona Corporation Commission unanimously approved a plan to set up a long-term water supplier for Rio Verde Foothills residents who lost access to their water supply earlier this year.
Homeland Security secretary visits city where record number of migrants are crossing
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is in Texas this week for a meeting with border officers in Uvalde as that city and others along the U.S.-Mexico border are seeing a sharp rise in the number of migrants apprehended.
The governor’s Water Policy Council has new recommendations for the state to fix a loophole that allows houses to be built in some rural areas without proof of a long-term water supply. The so-called “wildcat subdivisions” led to hundreds of homes in Rio Verde Foothills being cut off from water for most of this year.
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management halted construction of a 520 mile wind energy transmission line stretching from New Mexico to central Arizona, but the agency will now allow construction to resume in the San Pedro River Valley.
Gov. Katie Hobbs on Tuesday added her signature to the petition aiming to put an abortion rights measure before Arizona voters in 2024. Abortion rights advocates need to collect nearly 400,000 signatures by July to qualify for the ballot.
The Hobbs administration met with business leaders behind closed doors Monday to discuss ways to grow Arizona’s clean energy economy.
The Show spoke with Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services about the continued battle over Arizona's dual language programs.
The guidelines include using social media to help reunite pets with their owners, considering inmate labor at shelters, and prioritizing in-state over out-of-state transport.
A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun.
Republican lawmakers took shots at Arizona State University on Monday, alleging the school discouraged conservatives from speaking at two events — even though the school went forward with hosting the events in question.
Traffic is restricted at the Lukeville border crossing, CBP says
Traffic at the U.S.-Mexico border crossing in Lukeville was limited Monday to shift more resources to illegal entries, U.S. authorities said in the latest sign of how fast-changing migration routes are challenging the government to keep up.
Attorney General Kris Mayes filed a lawsuit Monday against several pharmacy benefit managers and drug manufacturers. It alleges they schemed to inflate the price of insulin and other diabetes drugs in violation of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.
A bill co-sponsored by Senator Mark Kelly wants to prevent former members of the U.S. military from training with Chinese and Russian armed forces.