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From state Senate to State Department: Jackson is new liaison to tribes

From state Senate to State Department: Jackson is new liaison to tribes

WASHINGTON – Former Arizona state Sen. Jack Jackson Jr. knew his job with the State Department would be a balancing act between representing the federal government and serving tribal communities.

November 26, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Court says daughters can stay in Arizona in U.S.-Mexico custody fight

A federal appeals court said Friday that a Mexican woman cannot invoke an international convention on child abduction to get back her twin daughters, whose father has refused to return them from his home in Arizona.

November 16, 2013 2:48 pmLoading…

Forget apps: In Congress, there’s a caucus for that, and Arizonans join up

WASHINGTON — Shipbuilding may not seem like a vital issue for arid, landlocked Arizona, but Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined the Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus — along with 23 other caucuses and working groups.

October 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Visa backlog from shutdown could cause shortage of farm labor

Visa backlog from shutdown could cause shortage of farm labor

WASHINGTON — This month’s federal government shutdown caused a backup in seasonal farmworkers’ visa applications that some groups say could lead to a labor shortage during the coming winter vegetable harvest.

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Gov't shutdown could cost AZ millions as national parks close

WASHINGTON — Arizona’s tourism industry stands to lose millions of dollars per day if national parks close as part of a possible federal government shutdown this week.

September 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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