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Feb 6, 2023

It’s time we take serious look at intercity passenger rail

The Sun Corridor connecting Phoenix and Tucson is defined as a megaregion. It’s one of the fastest-growing regions in the country, with population growth anticipated to double by 2040. Recent spikes in population growth have demonstrated strains on our already overburdened freeways, which impact our safety, environment and ability to address the demands of a modern economy and quality of life.

Mar 7, 2022

Cochise County hopes anti-smuggling campaign will stop ‘load drivers’

The message from law enforcement is simple — come to Cochise County to transport migrants for a quick buck and you’re going to jail.  The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and the County Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with the Border Patrol, Sierra Vista Police and the Arizona Department of Public Safety, are launching a campaign aimed […]

Jan 17, 2018

Kavanagh wants to ban driving with pets on laps

Sen. John Kavanagh wants to ban pets, be they dogs, birds, reptiles, amphibians or other mammals, from resting on the laps of a person who’s driving a vehicle.