Federal legislation was introduced Tuesday to try to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino near Glendale.Read More »
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The House voted Tuesday to relax environmental restrictions in a 100-mile buffer along the nation’s land borders, to make it easier for border patrol agents to do their jobs.Read More »
Democrats are hoping that late campaign appearances by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will help push her hand-picked successor to victory in a special congressional election in Arizona.
Republicans, trying to make the southern Arizona House race a referendum on President Barack Obama and his handling of the economy, are running a former Marine who narrowly lost to Giffords two years ago.
Gov. Jan Brewer's office says she has until Saturday to schedule a special election for 8th Congressional District voters to pick a midterm replacement for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
WASHINGTON – A House committee Wednesday approved a bill to require that every business in the country use the E-Verify system to determine if prospective hires are authorized workers or undocumented immigrants.Read More »
It’s been almost like an annual rite since 2005. An Arizona congressman introduces a doomed bill to swap land owned by Resolution Copper for federal land beneath which sits one of the world’s largest deposits of copper.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, introduced this year’s version, which has those who have been longtime supporters of the swap optimistic.
Former U.S. Rep. Jay Rhodes, who held the same seat in Arizona's First Congressional District that his father did before him, died in a Washington, D.C., hospital Thursday from complications following an automobile accident last year. He was 67.Read More »
U.S. Rep. David Schweikert says he won't get the committee assignment he wanted most, but he is still holding out for an assignment that "has something to do with numbers."Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain says Democrats who championed the historic health care bill that passed the House haven't heard the last of the issue, predicting reprisals at the polls and in the courts. Interviewed today (March 22) on ABC's "Good Morning America," McCain repeated House Republican assertions that the transformative legislation amounts to a "government takeover" of health care.Read More »
TUCSON - The U.S. House of Representatives is cutting down on waste. Instead of discarding thousands of pounds of leather as it usually does each year when it reupholsters furniture, the House has shipped a bunch of it to Tucson.Read More »