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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The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could have broad implications for the state’s medical marijuana program. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services will be in the courtroom, and The Show caught up with him to talk about what's at stake.
Mar. 19, 2019
Arizona's Republican lawmakers plan to shut the door on cities and towns wanting to protect home renters from landlord evictions.
Mar. 19, 2019
In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially allowed states to require online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes. Arizona is among a handful of states that has not adjusted its tax laws to reflect the last summer's ruling. A new bill could change that.
Mar. 18, 2019
Several vigils were held over the weekend in Arizona to remember the 50 lives lost at Christchurch in New Zealand, including one vigil at the Islamic Center of North East Valley, where hundreds gathered Sunday night.
Mar. 18, 2019
Last week, the state Senate gave its OK to a bill that its sponsor calls the most significant reform to the governance of charter schools since they were established. Critics, however, see it differently, and argue the measure is essentially toothless. The bill is now moving to the Arizona House.
Mar. 18, 2019
President Donald Trump continues to criticize the late Sen. John McCain. The latest insults are over reports that McCain shared a dossier with information linking Trump to Russia.
Mar. 17, 2019
The debate over the border wall has been about everything from funding, to immigration, to the environment. Now a new report from the Washington Post reveals it’s also about a remote military bombing range in the very southeast of our state.
Mar. 15, 2019
President Trump has become the American face for those who disagree that man-made climate change is real, and that it's one of the greatest challenges the planet is up against.
Mar. 15, 2019
Arizona students will take part in a global effort to take on climate change. The Arizona Youth Climate Strike on Friday afternoon is one of more than a hundred across the country; the version here will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Arizona Capitol.
Mar. 15, 2019
The issue of dark money is in the news, thanks to legislation from State Sen. Vince Leach, as state attorney general Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose dark money bans in local campaigns. With The Show for a look at the issue of dark money in local elections was Josh Bendor.
Mar. 15, 2019
A bill that would let employers pay some young workers less that the minimum wage hit a snag on Thursday amid questions of whether it will discourage people from going to school. That possibility worries Republican Sen. Tyler Pace.
Mar. 15, 2019
A measure that’s moving through the Arizona Legislature is being billed as a way for parents to defend themselves from school shooters while dropping their kids off, but it would also allow students who are at least 18 years old to keep a loaded weapon in their vehicle.
Mar. 15, 2019
A bill that supporters say would address some of the concerns with the way charter schools are operated in Arizona is set for a final Senate vote today. the chamber gave its preliminary OK on Wednesday, and if it passes on Thursday, would move on to the state House.
Mar. 14, 2019
From powerful CEOs like Steve Jobs to presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, it seems lots of powerful leaders are accused of being bad bosses.
Mar. 14, 2019
Names like Eric Garner and Michael Brown bring to mind officer-involved shootings that many Americans fear were primarily related to racial components. How differently do officers treat African-American men — even those who are unarmed — than they may treat other members of a community?
Mar. 14, 2019
U.S. foreign policy can change dramatically from administration to administration. There were modifications from the early 20th century to the nation’s decision to enter World War II. One person who witnessed — and even took part in a lot of it — is Smedley Butler.
Mar. 14, 2019
A state senator says Tempe residents acted illegally when they approved a ballot measure requiring public disclosure of campaign donors. Sen. Vince Leach, R-Tucson, asked Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to rule whether cities can impose their own prohibitions on "dark money'' in local campaigns.
Mar. 14, 2019
For the third year in a row, a vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in the Arizona state Legislature failed. And for the third year in a row, it failed because a move to allow an unscheduled floor vote was blocked, though this year it did play out differently. This year, the procedural move was not ignored.
Mar. 14, 2019
The vote came even after three Arizona Republicans, who are co-sponsors of a Senate resolution to ratify the ERA, refused to side with Democrats, who sought the vote.
Mar. 14, 2019
Lawmakers in California have proposed a soda tax and other measures aimed at discouraging residents from drinking sugary drinks following similar measures in a handful of other cities.
Mar. 13, 2019

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