Arizona Elections

Arizona House Majority Leader Warren Petersen puts budget debate on hold in his chamber.
21 minutes ago
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
As cable news outlets have cemented themselves more in the national consciousness, and online sources of information have become more popular than traditional newspapers in many places, it’s increasingly difficult to find unbiased news.
May 17, 2019
A bid by House Speaker Rusty Bowers to break Republican gridlock over the budget has been rejected by Paul Boyer, the Republican the deal was supposed to satisfy.
May 17, 2019
Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.
May 16, 2019
On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed a new immigration strategy, one that focuses on highly-skilled workers and downsizing the family visa program.
May 16, 2019
The movement to document murdered and missing indigenous women and girls has gained national attention in the last several years as awareness has risen that Native American women experience violence at much higher rates than others, and that thousands of them have been murdered or simply gone missing without account.
May 16, 2019
There appears to be a showdown brewing at the Arizona Capitol over regulations on vaping products.
May 16, 2019

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