Arizona Elections

Early ballots go out on Wednesday for the runoff for Phoenix City Council. Mail-in ballots go out Wednesday to people on the Permanent Early Voting List and people who have requested an early ballot. Those ballots can be mailed back or dropped off at early voting locations.
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U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement remains on hold, waiting for congressional approval. But the North American Research Partnership and the Cross Border Group have produced a report on how the USMCA would affect Arizona.
Mar. 28, 2019
Rep. David Stringer has resigned. It was a surprise twist yesterday; a culmination of ongoing events since early last year, beginning with Stringer’s racial comments caught on tape by students at ASU. Those triggered an ethics complaint from Rep. Reginald Bolding.
Mar. 28, 2019
Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m. deadline to hand over documents demanded by the House Ethics Committee.
Mar. 27, 2019
The fact is, the United States is one of only eight countries in the world that doesn’t have paid family leave available to parents, according to Amy Raub. She researches maternity leave policies across the world, in countries rich and poor, and can compare and contrast the differences, some of which might surprise you.
Mar. 27, 2019
The list of candidates is already very long and includes Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. But which of them can actually appeal to independents and at least some Republicans? Is our current polarization so intense that it seems nearly impossible?
Mar. 27, 2019
For a second consecutive term, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the issue of partisan gerrymandering, hearing arguments from North Carolina and Maryland.
Mar. 27, 2019
State Sen. Heather Carter plans to replace the language in an unrelated bill with the language from the tuition bill in a Senate committee Thursday. The process is called a "strike-everything" amendment and is not uncommon at the Capitol.
Mar. 27, 2019
The House Elections Committee voted yesterday to make changes to rules around the Permanent Early Voting List. If it passes, the bill would prohibit county officials from sending early ballots to voters who did not use them in the past two election cycles.
Mar. 27, 2019
Arizona's uncertain water future is one of the greatest challenges that the area faces. The hotly debated Drought Contingency Plan is a step — though just one step — to prepare for that future.
Mar. 27, 2019
Last month, the Phoenix City Council voted to spend around $5 million on approximately 2,000 body-worn cameras for the city’s police department. New research, however, suggests the technology might not make much of a difference.
Mar. 27, 2019
There is an ongoing physician shortage in this country — and it's hitting rural areas especially hard. Arizona ranks near the bottom of the country in primary care physicians.
Mar. 27, 2019
Republican lawmakers are moving to effectively strip the word "permanent'' from the laws that allow Arizona voters to enroll in the permanent early voting list.
Mar. 26, 2019
Practicing medicine in Arizona without a license is against the law. But there are discrepancies in how complaints against impostors should be handled, which allows some to continue practicing. HB 2118 would address the issue.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
Mar. 26, 2019
In a filing Monday night in a New Orleans federal appeals court, the Trump Administration launched a new offensive against the Affordable Care Act. It introduced a more aggressive, broader position that has the Department of Justice moving to strike down the entire ACA.
Mar. 26, 2019
Many political observers were looking ahead to early April, because that’s when Congressman Ruben Gallego was expected to announce that he was going to enter the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate to run against Mark Kelly.
Mar. 26, 2019
Rep. Ruben Gallego said Monday he won't run for the U.S. Senate, likely avoiding a contentious fight for the Democratic nomination to finish John McCain's last term.
Mar. 25, 2019
Earlier this session, GOP Arizona Sen. Heather Carter introduced a bill that would create a new tuition level at Arizona’s public universities, for so-called "DREAMers" and other students who do not qualify for in-state tuition, but have graduated from Arizona high schools. But now, it looks like that bill is dead.
Mar. 25, 2019
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is celebrating a milestone anniversary next month. NATO is turning 70 on April 4, but among celebrations of the alliance’s past are real concerns about its present and future.
Mar. 25, 2019
These were supposed to be the last few days the UK would be part of the European Union, but the Brexit process has been anything but smooth and has now been pushed back.
Mar. 25, 2019

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