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Dec 20, 2022

US Senate advances water bills for tribes in Arizona

The U.S. Senate has advanced three bills that would improve access to water for some tribes in Arizona amid an unrelenting drought.

Jan 12, 2019

Ducey attorneys respond to lawsuit challenging process of Senate appointment

In legal papers filed Friday, Brett Johnson, who is leading the legal team, acknowledged that vacancies in the U.S. Senate must be filled by a special election. But Johnson told U.S. District Court Judge Diane Humetewa that the U.S. Constitution allows the Legislature to let Ducey name a senator to serve until the next regular election.

Oct 13, 2015

U.S. House OKs bill giving tribes more control over mineral resources

The U.S. House approved a bill Thursday that aims to streamline the process of licensing energy projects on tribal lands, by shortening the time for federal approvals and limiting public comment on environmental impacts.

Jul 24, 2015

A Thin Bench: Why few Arizona Democrats want to run for Congress

Just before announcing that she would be leaving Congress to run for the U.S. Senate, Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick called her friend K.C. Clark, the Navajo County sheriff, to ask him if he was interested in running for her seat in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District in 2016.

Jul 22, 2015

McSally raises $1.69 million so far in 2015, among most in the House

Arizona Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, has raised more campaign funds this year than all but three senior members of the House, according to a watchdog group’s analysis of the latest campaign finance reports.

Feb 19, 2015

Republican reps oppose proposed monument near Grand Canyon

Four Republicans in Arizona's U.S. House delegation are going on record as opposing a push to create a national monument near the Grand Canyon.

Jan 15, 2015

Arizona’s congressional delegation tries again to block tribe’s casino

Some members of Arizona's congressional delegation are trying again to block a tribe's casino project now under construction near Phoenix's west side.

Nov 18, 2014

Rep. Sinema named chief deputy Democratic whip

Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is taking a Democratic leadership role in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 24, 2014

US House leader says Arizona best chance for GOP wins

A top Republican congressional leader says the party has the biggest chance for gains in the House of Representatives in Arizona.

Jul 31, 2014

Divided US House moves toward vote on border crisis

House Republicans moved toward a vote Thursday to address the immigration crisis on the border, after GOP leaders agreed to conservative demands for a separate vote aimed at blocking President Barack Obama from expanding deportation relief to millions.

Jul 24, 2014

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving any solution unclear with Congress' annual August recess looming.

Jul 23, 2014

House GOP: Send National Guard, speed migrant removals

House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard.