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Grijalva, House Democrats demand probe of troops deployed to border
By: Wissam Melhem/Cronkite News Service - November 18, 2019
House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.
Arizonans Biggs, Lesko, among House Republicans who stormed impeachment hearing
By: Wissam Melhem/Cronkite News Service - October 24, 2019
Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door depositions and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.
Arizona lawmakers have held few town halls in 2019, and Republicans have had none
By: Wissam Melhem/Cronkite News Service - October 15, 2019
A report by the Town Hall Project found that Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls so far this year – and 19 of those were held by Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona.
Arizona joins other states calling on Supreme Court to overturn DACA
By: Wissam Melhem/Cronkite News Service - August 30, 2019
Arizona joined 12 other states this week that asked the Supreme Court to roll back Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that they say has caused “irreparable harm” to their states.