Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

By Cronkite News Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Tucson was arrested Tuesday morning during a protest in front of the Trump Tower in New York City, according to information from his campaign office. Democratic Reps. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois and Adriano Espaillat of New York, and Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito […]

Military Police, Border Patrol stop human smuggling attempt

Military Police, Border Patrol stop human smuggling attempt

By SoAzNewsX Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brian A. Terry Station assisted Fort Huachuca’s law enforcement personnel in arresting three people and seizing a vehicle during a human smuggling attempt on Sunday evening near Sierra Vista, Arizona. Fort Huachuca officials encountered a 2017 Ford Fusion, driven by a U.S. citizen from Laughlin, Nevada, with […]

Phase 1 of Pima Animal Care Center’s new shelter reaches 70 percent completion

Phase 1 of Pima Animal Care Center’s new shelter reaches 70 percent completion

By SoAzNewsX Construction work on Pima Animal Care Center’s new modern-care animal shelter has progressed significantly over the last several months, reaching 70 percent completion. The new building, which is in Phase 1 of construction, is scheduled to open to the public this December. As of Sept. 12, Sundt contractors had completed most of the exterior work for the […]

NamJam Car show 2017 Saturday

NamJam Car show 2017 Saturday

By SoAzNewsX Vietnam Veterans of America Tucson Chapter 106 is proud to announce their NamJam Car show will be held at Chuy’s (22nd & Kolb) on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm. Car Show Registration begins at 8 am to 10 am and costs $30. Special category for custom bicycles is $5 with a […]

Arizona disaster response efforts continue following devastating hurricanes

Arizona disaster response efforts continue following devastating hurricanes

By SoAzNewsX Following hurricanes and flooding that have affected communities in Texas, Florida, and across the Gulf Coast, Governor Doug Ducey today recognized the Arizona agencies and individuals who have participated in response operations and pledged continued assistance to those in need. “From sending rescue helicopters to disaster personnel and emergency assets, Arizona has answered […]

Arizona Supreme Court will hear case on unconstitutional Medicaid expansion tax

Arizona Supreme Court will hear case on unconstitutional Medicaid expansion tax

By Jennifer Tiedemann / Goldwater Institute The Arizona Supreme Court has decided to hear a case on whether the legislature illegally enacted the state’s Medicaid expansion tax when it failed to comply with the Arizona Constitution’s supermajority requirement. In 1992, Arizona voters enacted a constitutional requirement designed to shield themselves from one of the most […]

Bernie Sanders still owes the Tucson Police Department for security

Bernie Sanders still owes the Tucson Police Department for security

By SoAzNewsX Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is still in debt to the tune of $450,000 to a  number of police departments around the country that provided him a security detail while he was campaigning in the states. The Vermont senator owes the Tucson Police Department $44,000 for security when he visited Tucson during the […]

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

By Andrew Nicla / Cronkite News A Hispanic-owned construction company from Sierra Vista won one of four contracts awarded this week to build prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, the second round of awards in as many weeks. KWR Construction Inc. was chosen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build a […]

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