Arizona Elections

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A federal judge late Friday threw out charges by former state Rep. Don Shooter that his civil rights were violated by an investigation that resulted in his ouster last year from the state House.
June 8, 2019
Mexico reached an agreement with the U.S. to avoid tariffs, but is feeling the pressure on its Southern border: an increasing volume of people crossing from Central America is becoming harder to manage.
June 7, 2019
The legislative session ended in the early hours of Memorial Day, but more than 40 bills still await action by Gov. Doug Ducey by Saturday after he signed seven on Thursday.
June 6, 2019
In this environment of trade wars and tariffs, the 20-plus members of Maricopa Association of Governments’ group went on a three-day trade mission to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
June 7, 2019
Exporters in Mexico are holding their breath as President Donald Trump has threatened to implement tariffs on Mexican imports as early as Monday.
June 7, 2019
Attorneys for Arizona's former House speaker J.D. Mesnard and Gov. Doug Ducey's former aide Kirk Adams have asked a federal court to toss out Don Shooter's lawsuit against the two politicians.
June 6, 2019
The Governor of Mexico's northern state of Sonora has decided to part ways with Governor Doug Ducey over the Trump Administration's impending tariffs.
June 7, 2019
In last month’s runoff election for Phoenix City Council seats, Betty Guardado beat Vania Guevara in District 5, which covers much of west Phoenix. In District 8, which includes parts of east Phoenix, downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen, Carlos Garcia beat Mike Johnson with 51.5 percent of the vote.
June 6, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court will take another look at the state’s sentencing law for individuals convicted for drug-related crimes. In 1996, after the three-strikes law cracked down on drug offenders, Arizona voters approved the Drug, Medicalization, Prevention and Control Act.
June 5, 2019
As debate about the border and the status of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. rages on, only 11 individuals were prosecuted for hiring undocumented workers in the past year. Three received jail time.
June 5, 2019
Money for elections came up short in this year’s state budget, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
June 5, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the DREAM Act by a margin of 50 votes. The legislation creates a pathway to citizenship for children who were brought to the country when their parents entered illegally.
June 4, 2019
A Mexican delegation of high-ranking officials is still in Washington preparing to dialogue with the U.S. government. Their plan is to avoid the enactment of President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs to Mexican goods. As tensions linger, an opportunity for border states arises.
June 4, 2019
The Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will have to wait a little longer for its day in court, but the roughly 800,000 DACA recipients remain uncertain about their futures.
June 4, 2019
President Trump’s visit to Great Britain continues today. Despite Trumps claims that reports of protests are "fake news," BBC correspondent Rich Preston reports that large crowds had gathered to protest against the president.
June 4, 2019
An original copy of the Treaty of 1868 now belongs to the Navajo Nation.
June 4, 2019
The U.S. and Arizona Chambers of Commerce may be nervous about President Donald Trump's plan to impose multiple tariffs on Mexico, but Governor Doug Ducey is not.
June 4, 2019
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld signature requirements that make it harder for Libertarians to get candidates on Arizona ballots, and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery might have a better chance of getting appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court.
June 3, 2019
When a citizen from Glendale posted on Facebook that Rep. Kelly Townshend "favors child molesters," the Republican lawmaker called the man's employer.
June 3, 2019
This year's Arizona state budget is more than 11 percent higher than last year's, but there's less new spending than there is spending to pay back debt.
June 3, 2019

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