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Tribal Leaders Call Land-Use Bill Step in Right Direction

Oct 30, 2017
americancanyoneers.org

Tribal leaders backed a House bill Wednesday that would give tribes the ability to control more of their land, instead of having to get federal approval for virtually any use.

The Arizona Republic

Congressional funding has not kept pace with decades of federal firefighting costs. Now, Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are pushing to fully pay for suppression efforts. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


Ryan Heinsius

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors this week passed a resolution urging Congressional immigration reform. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the board’s main focus is preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.


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The federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire at the end of the month. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bipartisan group of Arizona’s congressional representatives are pushing for its immediate reauthorization. 


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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he supports the latest Republican effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law and is urging Congress to act under rules allowing a bare majority to replace the law.

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