U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot point-blank in the head on
Saturday at a northwest-side grocery store and remains
hospitalized. Killed in the rampage were: Federal Judge John Roll;
Gabe Zimmerman, Giffords' director of community outreach; Dorwan
Stodder, a church volunteer; and a 9-yea…
After drawing sharp criticism from Rosemont Mine opponents, U.S.
Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack on Friday said his office made
a mistake in sending out a letter saying that it can't legally
approve a "no action" alternative for the mine in the Santa Rita
The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture shouldn't be
siding with anyone during the federal process to review
environmental impacts of the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine, but it
appears he is doing so.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has frustrated, surprised
and disappointed Tucson-area opponents of the Rosemont Mine by
upholding lower-level officials' view that the feds can't legally
say "no" to its construction.
PHOENIX — A recall petition filed Tuesday against a member of
Congress could end up being a test case for whether Arizonans have
the power to dump federal lawmakers.
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives is expected this week
to back overhauling — and simplifying — how college students
receive financial aid.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' three health-care town halls this
week were no cake walk, but we believe they were thoroughly
If John McCain thought he was running against a young 'un in
last year's race against Barack Obama, wait until he sees the guy
some Democrats say might take him on next year for the U.S.
Members of the Tucson Tea Party showed up at an event sponsored
by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Thursday with one purpose: to have
their views heard.
Oro Valley is getting $164,200 in federal stimulus money for
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords came out in support of a public
health insurance option Tuesday — as long, she said, as it doesn't
result in "insufficient reimbursements" to doctors, hospitals and
Four years after buying more than 2,000 acres in the Santa Rita
Mountains for $20 million to put a copper mine there, Augusta
Resource Corp. is going after the really big bucks: $900 million in
financing to build it.
A state legislator from Tucson is eyeing the governor's
Congress voted Wednesday to allow loaded guns in national parks,
paving the way for visitors to Southern Arizona's Saguaro National
Park to carry concealed firearms.
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik stood by his assertion that
schools should be asking about the immigration status of students
but said he planned to take no action nor make changes in the way
Pima County deputies do their job.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wants to restrict the ability of
companies to donate election money to lawmakers who sponsored
federal budget earmarks that benefited the companies.