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Interior: $580M headed to 15 tribes to fulfill water rights

The money will help carry out the agreements that define the tribes' rights to water from rivers and other sources and pay for pipelines, pumping stations, and canals that deliver it to reservations.

California holdout in agreement over Colorado River cuts

Six western states that rely on water from the Colorado River have agreed on a model to dramatically cut their use.

AP Exclusive: Emails reveal tensions in Colorado River talks

They largely include communication among water officials in Arizona and California, the major users in the river's Lower Basin.

Should federal grants favor highway repair over expansion?

The state lost out on federal dollars to expand I-10.

‘We were always sovereign’: Hia-Ced O’odham seek federal recognition as a tribe

Descendants of those four surviving families are working to gain recognition.

Arizona governor to keep migrant busing program

Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities.

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs creates independent prison oversight commission

The commission will be responsible for inspecting the department’s prison facilities and its records.

City under scrutiny for alledged homeless encampment sweeps ahead of gem show

An injunction was filed to stop the enforcement of two city ordinances that would criminalize homelessness.

Elections Director in Cochise County leaving

The announcement caught some by surprise.

Kolbe honored in U.S. House

The former southern Arizona Congressman died in December.

Judge reinstates ban on abortions for fetal abnormalities

The ruling reverses a 2021 decision that previously blocked the law.

50 years after Roe, Arizona's abortion access remains limited

Rural Arizonans will have to travel to Phoenix, Glendale or Tucson for care.

Rep. Gallego announces bid for Arizona Senate seat

He is hoping to unseat independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

AG asks court to put execution on hold

Mayes is reversing a move by her predecessor.

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