Arizona Elections

A proposal in California to tax soda appears dead after its sponsor said he’d delay a vote until next year. While there are currently soda taxes in a handful of California cities, the state legislature last year passed a law banning any new local soda taxes.
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On Monday, Sen. Martha McSally met with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), elected officials and border enforcement representatives for a roundtable on the immigrant crisis at the border. For many attending, Sen. McSally’s words, “to be continued,” are not enough.
Apr. 2, 2019
There’s a battle in Congress over disaster relief funding. The Republican-backed bill was blocked by Democrats in the Senate on Monday.The sticking point: Puerto Rico.
Apr. 2, 2019
Bloomberg released its 2019 Gender-Equality Index on the heels of the global #MeToo Movement and increased awareness of women’s equality — and it showed.
Apr. 2, 2019
In late February, the Senate Finance Committee assembled the nation’s top pharmaceutical company executives and grilled them on why prescription drugs remain so high. AbbVie Pharmaceuticals’ CEO pushed back, arguing that without a high sticker price, progress stops.
Apr. 2, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey is siding with the Trump administration in its bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census despite concerns by some that it will cause an undercount that could cost the state millions and possibly a congressional seat.
Apr. 2, 2019
Last Friday, President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico didn't immediately stop illegal immigration. If the president were to close the southern border, it would likely have major implications for Arizona, as well as the rest of the country.
Apr. 1, 2019
Charter schools in Arizona have been under the microscope in recent years — as investigations have revealed insider deals, high closure rates and owners making millions.
Apr. 1, 2019
The next round of trade talks between the U.S. and China is expected this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Apr. 1, 2019
Arizona officials are starting the one year countdown to the 2020 Census, and they want to use that year to tell residents why it’s important that they’re counted.
Apr. 1, 2019
U.S. Sen. Martha McSally has organized a roundtable discussion on the recent surge of migrants being apprehended and released into Arizona communities. She's hosting Monday's event in downtown Phoenix.
Apr. 1, 2019
Late Friday, APS disclosed their previous spending to influence Corporation Commission elections — something Arizona Commissioner Bob Burns had been fighting to obtain for years.
Apr. 1, 2019
The Arizona House Ethics Committee released documents in its investigation into former Rep. David Stringer, the Prescott Republican who resigned on Wednesday. Stringer’s resignation has left the Legislature one member down, which could have an impact on the work lawmakers do this week.
Apr. 1, 2019
The Arizona House of Representatives is set to debate two bills aimed at improving the safety of Arizona roads. One would ban handling a cellphone behind the wheel of a moving car. Another would criminalize any activity that distracts a driver from the road.
Apr. 1, 2019
Arizona’s largest electric utility revealed that it spent over $10 million to help get two candidates elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2014.
Mar. 31, 2019
Hiral Tipirneni, a former emergency room physician who twice ran unsuccessfully in 2018 as the Democratic nominee for Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, is trying once again for a spot on Capitol Hill in 2020.
Mar. 31, 2019
The report, released with 426 pages of investigative files, offers details of the unspecified sex charges that prompted two ethics complaints against Arizona Republican Rep. David Stringer. He resigned on Wednesday after refusing to turn over documents demanded by the ethics committee.
Mar. 29, 2019
A little less than a year ago, tens of thousands of educators and their supporters marched to the state capitol to call for the legislature and Gov. Ducey to raise salaries and overall spending for K-12 education in Arizona.
Mar. 29, 2019
State lawmakers are reconsidering the requirement that certain people should be on the sex offender registry for their entire life. House Bill 2613 would only apply in situations where the offender was younger than 22 at the time, the victim was at least 15 and the sexual contact was consensual.
Mar. 29, 2019
A federal judge, for the second time in nine months, has blocked the Trump administration’s plan to force some Medicaid recipients to work in order to maintain benefits. The ruling blocks Kentucky from implementing work requirements and Arkansas from continuing its work requirement program.
Mar. 28, 2019
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

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