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Nov 18, 2022

Environmental group wants to join legal battle to force Ducey to remove containers

A national environmental group wants to join the legal battle to force Gov. Doug Ducey to take his shipping containers off the international border.

With law enforcement and seized weapons in the background, Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday details for invited media -- and campaign photographers -- the success of the Border Strike Force. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)
Jul 11, 2018

Ducey touts accomplishments at border

With a staged backdrop of seized guns, drugs and even DPS officers with dogs, Gov. Doug Ducey brought together federal, state and local law enforcement Wednesday who praised his leadership on border security.

Jun 20, 2018

Ducey to keep troops at border despite Trump’s family separation policy

Gov. Doug Ducey won't withdraw National Guard troops from the border even though he objects to President Trump's policy of separating children from their families.

Sonoran Gov. Claudia Pavlovich and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Dec 22, 2017

Arizona-Mexico work to improve rapport while nations collide

Gov. Doug Ducey sees Arizona’s position as a border state as a benefit, not a liability, and his perspective is largely informed by economic realities.

Dec 10, 2013

Border fence: Once again, the $264,000 question goes unanswered

A legislative panel that is looking into border security skirted a nagging question at a meeting this morning – what to do with roughly $260,000 that was raised to build a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Figure in Fast and Furious ring to be sentenced
Nov 19, 2013

Judge dismisses feds from lawsuit over agent death

A judge has dismissed federal employees from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a slain Border Patrol agent over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, noting congressionally-mandated remedies are already in place for when an agent dies in the line of duty.

Nov 11, 2013

3 years later, still no groundbreaking on donation-funded state border fence

Nearly three years after lawmakers started soliciting public donations to build a portion of fence along Arizona’s border with Mexico, lawmakers still don’t have a plan to build a fence with the $264,028 they have received.

Aug 12, 2013

Donations for Arizona border security sit in treasury

The Arizona Legislature's border security advisory committee is working on a plan on how to use $275,000 in contributions it has gathered.

Apr 5, 2012

Easter travel delays expected at Ariz. border

TUCSON a�� Federal officials are reminding people crossing the Arizona-Mexico border for the Easter holiday to expect delays.

Mar 14, 2012

House committee passes border militia funding bill

After nearly two hours of contentious debate, the House Military and Public Safety Committee passed a bill that would provide money for a volunteer militia charged with helping to secure the Arizona-Mexico border.

Mar 7, 2012

Committee gives preliminary OK to bill toughening penalties for border tunnels

Citing the high number of cross–border tunnels that pop up in Arizona and California, a House committee Tuesday passed a bill toughening laws against the use of tunnels for smuggling underneath the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mar 6, 2012

Brewer again blasts feds over border security

Gov. Jan Brewer accused Washington officials Tuesday of falsely claiming that Arizona’s border with Mexico is more secure than ever.