Arizona Elections

The city of Nogales, Arizona has been footing a large portion of the bill to repair the binational pipeline that connects it to its Mexican counterpart, but an amendment passed in Congress may help change that.
Rep. Ben Toma’s criminal justice reform bill would ensure that people can’t be sentenced as a "repeat offender" unless they have actually been previously convicted of a crime.
May 22, 2019
A legal opinion made public earlier this month could affect the number of executions certain states can carry out.
May 22, 2019
Phoenix could soon have two new council members. The city clerk's office is still counting ballots from the runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different, just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
One controversial portion of the Arizona GOP budget proposal would repeal a $32 vehicle registration fee over five years. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said she won’t vote for the budget unless the fee is dropped entirely.
May 22, 2019
About 200 women — and some men — gathered outside the capitol Tuesday in support and protest of recent abortion restrictions enacted in Alabama and seven other states.
May 22, 2019
The Phoenix City Clerk’s Office is still counting ballots from Tuesday’s runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different — just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of the Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.
May 21, 2019
The state Board of Education voted Monday to scrap a rule that requires sex education classes in Arizona to "promote honor and respect for monogamous heterosexual marriage.''
May 21, 2019
Phoenix could have two new City Council members Tuesday night. The seats in Districts 5 and 8 became vacant after Daniel Valenzuela and Kate Gallego left to run for mayor.
May 21, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders have struck a deal on a nearly $12 billion budget. It includes a $325 million tax cut, some additional education funding, a deposit into the rainy day fund and pay raises for corrections officers.
May 21, 2019
A third sexual abuse bill threatening to bypass two prior bills now trapped in Republican committees is on the move.
May 21, 2019
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is considering how to improve county elections in the wake of a rocky primary election day last August and a better-but-still-flawed general election in November.
May 21, 2019
As legislators work to hammer out a budget deal this week, they’ll be greeted by #RedforEd teachers mobilizing to call for more education funding.
May 20, 2019
GOP leaders in the Arizona Legislature have reached a deal with Gov. Ducey on a new state budget, and lawmakers could be voting on it in a few days.
May 20, 2019
Matthew Casey from KJZZ’s Fronteras desk joins The Show to discuss the latest developments in immigration policy.
May 20, 2019
A pair of elections tops the list of significant international stories this week.
May 20, 2019
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s congressional office spent the most of any U.S. House of Representatives member last year on “official” travel. That’s travel that taxpayers pay for — not privately funded travel or campaign travel. Gosar’s office has consistently ranked near the top among House members in this category.
May 21, 2019
While consumer advocates circulate an initiative banning predatory car title loans, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich appears to be siding with another high interest loan business.
May 20, 2019
Saturday is the first day to cast ballots in person in the Phoenix City Council runoff election. One seat is open in District 5 and another in District 8. The city of Phoenix will operate 11 voting centers to fill the vacancies.
May 17, 2019
The Senate unanimously approved SB 1494 earlier this year, but it’s still awaiting debate in the House.
May 17, 2019

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