Political news and notes from around the Old Pueblo.
Congressional candidates continue to pull in donations weeks before the Aug. 26 primary.
Some officials are trying to do something about the young Central Americans.
U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva refused to tour the Border Patrol Nogales Placement Center because the rest of his group wasn’t allowed in.
Congressional District 3 candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer is running her campaign in the red, a new campaign finance report shows.
A group of Arivaca residents are not giving up on their efforts to have a Border Patrol checkpoint removed from their community.
No matter what line of work you’re in, you should be watching the debate over the emerging trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) very closely.
Tom Chandler, a retired attorney considered to be among Tucson’s most dedicated philanthropists, has died. He was 94.
Members of Congress want to meet with the chief of Customs and Border Protection to talk about the agency’s use-of-force policies after it chose not to implement key conduct reforms.
Undocumented men, women and children continue to trespass, and die, in our cruel desert and immigration reform proposals continue to die in Washington’s moral wasteland.
Passing immigration reform is a way for Republicans to get on a positive agenda and regain some of the approval of the American people, Sen. John McCain said Tuesday during a town hall in Tucson.
Supporters of immigration reform in the House are running out of time. Congress will be in session eight weeks before the end of the year, and too many of those days will be wasted by the Republicans’ insistence on playing a game of chicken on the debt ceiling and the budget.
Arizona representatives joined colleagues in the House in a letter sent to President Obama asking him to use his discretion to allow the “Dream 9” to stay in the country.
Organizers gathered in front of Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s office asking the U.S. government to release the so-called “Dream 9” who tried to come back into the country through the Nogales port of entry Monday.
RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.
City Councilman Steve Kozachik’s planned roast is set to begin at 6 p.m. this evening.
Arizona’s U.S. House delegation split along party lines late Tuesday night as the House passed the so-called “fiscal cliff agreement.
A southern Arizona tribe can determine its own membership under a bill approved in the U.S. Senate this week.