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Members of Congress have departed their offices and hearing rooms on Capitol Hill for a two-week spring recess without passing additional funding to combat the coronavirus, amid a stalemate over immigration policy. Read more»

President Joe Biden walks with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson along the West Colonnade of the White House.

Arizona’s senators joined their fellow Democrats and a handful of Republicans Thursday to confirm the historic appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Read more»

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the Biden administration for deciding last week to lift Title 42, the measure that banned  asylum seekers as a health and safety measure for the pandemic.

Attorneys general of Arizona, Louisiana and Missouri sued the Biden administration Monday over the decision to rescind Title 42, a Trump-era COVID policy that allows federal officials to turn away asylum seekers under the enforcement of public health measures. Read more»

Chiricahua National Monument is closer to becoming a national park, a more prestigious designation that could bring jobs and tourists to Southeastern Arizona, after the Senate approved a measure without dissent. Read more»

Migrants at the border in Nogales on November 8, 2021.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday the government will terminate a Trump-era policy, known as Title 42, that prevented migrants from claiming asylum during a health crisis, including the coronavirus pandemic. Read more»

Varias docenas de manifestantes marcharon por Pensilvania desde el Trump International Hotel hasta la Casa Blanca a principios de esta semana para pedir el fin del Título 42. Pero los senadores de Arizona dijeron el jueves que si bien el Título 42 debería levantarse eventualmente, eso no debería suceder hasta que las instalaciones estén organizadas para manejar la probable oleada de inmigrantes.

Los senadores de Arizona instaron a la Casa Blanca a mantener vigente una controvertida política de control fronterizo a menos que la administración esté preparada para manejar el aumento de inmigrantes que surgiría de la eliminación del Título 42. Read more»

Several dozen protesters marched down Pennsylvania from the Trump International Hotel to the White House to call for an end to Title 42. But Arizona’s senators said Thursday that while Title 42 should be lifted eventually, that should not happen until facilities are in place to handle the likely surge in migrants.

Arizona’s senators urged the White House to keep a controversial border control policy in place unless the administration is prepared to handle the surge in migrants that would come from lifting Title 42. Read more»

White Mountain Apache Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood showed lawmakers a picture of the tainted water collected near Carrizo on her tribe’s reservation.

Leaders of two Arizona tribes asked Washington lawmakers Wednesday to support funding for development of critical water infrastructure and to OK a bill that would let tribal water be sold to others in the drought-stricken state. Read more»

Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been increasingly targeted by progressive members of her party, and a new book about the first year of the Biden administration is not likely to smooth thing over. But political analysts note that she does not face re-election for two years, and that being seen as a maverick could play to her advantage in Arizona.

Political analysts say it’s too soon to tell what impact, if any, a new book about the Biden administration’s first year will have on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, who is reportedly quoted in the book as mocking the president. Read more»

Kyrsten Sinema, a senator from a state where residents don't change their clocks, said Thursday that "I don't care, just don't move the clocks all the time," after cheering as she presided over the passage of a so-called "permanent Daylight Saving Time" measure. Read more»

The U.S. Congress is messing with time. What could possibly go wrong and why do we even care?

No matter what laws are passed by Congress, the amount of solar radiation striking the Earth in any given 24-hour period will remain the same, no matter how deeply lawmakers believe they have the power to alter the fabric of time. Read more»

Vulnerable lawmakers from throughout the country are set to rake in federal cash for home-state projects after a major spending bill included the first round of earmarks in more than a decade. Read more»

Sunday in Downtown Tucson, protesters condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

More than 1 million Ukrainians are now refugees, having left their homes as Russia invaded. Hundreds of thousands more are displaced inside that country, such as Veronika, who told the Tucson Sentinel her family's story. Read more»

Sgt. Paula Maafu, a combat medic with the Arizona Army National Guard’s 996th Area Support Medical Company, administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a Tohono O’odham Nation tribal member in Why, Ariz., June 8, 2021. Arizona Guard provided immunizations, traffic control, administrative support and translators to the predominantly Spanish-speaking community.

U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are pushing Gov. Doug Ducey to send the Arizona National Guard to hospitals facing staffing shortages because of the surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant. Read more»

If confirmed, Biden’s nominee would be the sixth woman to join the court and the third Black American to be approved since the first justice took his oath of office in 1789.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his retirement Thursday - and President Biden said he will make his decision by the end of February - recommitted to nominating the first Black female justice, fulfilling a promise he made repeatedly while campaigning. Read more»

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