The parcel of land in the Tonto National Forest east of Phoenix was set to be transferred to Resolution Copper this week. But the Biden administration recently pulled back an environmental review that cleared the way for the land exchange so it could further consult with Native American tribes.
Doug Ducey used more than 20% of the $1.86 billion the state received in federal CARES Act relief to backfill agency budgets, allowing them to return cash to the general fund.
The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project.
Bernie Sanders will be joined by Rep. Raúl Grijalva, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero for a virtual town hall on Oct. 10.
Arizona House representative Raúl Grijalva has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement made on Aug. 1.
Environmental advocates, elected officials and Tohono O’odham Nation leaders have raised concerns about the project, including the destruction of saguaros, the use of water from an underground aquifer, the potential impact on migrating animals and the destruction of land consider scared by some Native Americans.
The father of an Arizona man allegedly killed by an immigrant living in the country illegally is launching a longshot bid to unseat Democratic Congressman Raul Grijalva.
Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick is calling for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump.