Law & Government

Democrats cheer Supreme Court’s 2020 Census ruling

On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the Census, calling the justification the Trump administration offered for adding the question “contrived.” The ruling was welcomed by Democrats in Arizona.

U.S. House Dems relent, chamber sends McConnell-backed border aid bill to Trump

A $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border is poised to be enacted after top U.S. House Democrats reluctantly helped pass a version of the legislation adopted by the U.S. Senate.

Despite SCOTUS ruling, Arizona redistricting rules still limit gerrymandering

While the U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for states to engage in unbridled gerrymandering, the Arizona Constitution has additional protections that could prevent the kinds of ultra-partisan maps that are now deemed permissible...

Migrant children in AZ shelters to keep play time, education services, despite end of federal funding

The Arizona Department of Health Services reassured two concerned Democratic lawmakers that migrant children and teens housed in state-licensed facilities are guaranteed play time and an education.This month, Democratic Reps. Kelli Butler of Phoenix...

McSally hasn’t voted against any Trump judicial nominees

Halfway through her first year in the U.S. Senate, Arizona Republican Martha McSally is proving to be what she campaigned as last year: a party loyalist, at least when it comes to the GOP’s efforts to reshape the federal judiciary.

U.S. Supreme Court delays Census citizenship question

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed the addition of a citizenship to the 2020 Census, calling the justification the Trump administration offered for including the question "contrived."In a complicated decision regarding...

Lawyers, victims release new information on accused priests, ask for statewide investigation

This story deals with sexual abuse and assault of minors. If you or someone you know has been a victim of this crime call 800-656-HOPE for 24/7 help and support.Lawyers and victims gathered in...

U.S. Senate passes border aid bill, heads to battle against House

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved its own $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border, setting up a clash with U.S. House lawmakers who passed a dramatically different version...

U.S. House approves $4.5B border aid package

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $4.5 billion package late Tuesday to spend on humanitarian aid at the U.S.-Mexico border, though Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump have already voiced their...

Report shows migrant families do show up to immigration court

Immigration court data from Sept. 2018 to May 2019 shows most migrant families attend their immigration hearings, according to an analysis by Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.The data refutes testimony from CBP Acting...
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