Arizona Elections

Phoenix voters soundly defeated Proposition 105, which sought to end the expansion of light rail in Phoenix in the Aug. 27 special election, largely thanks to neighborhoods where light rail already exists.
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Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are split on party lines when it comes to anticipated Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids ordered by President Trump to begin Sunday.
July 12, 2019
Formerly incarcerated people say early-release bill has left them unequipped to re-enter society. Several former Arizona inmates who spoke to KJZZ said on the condition of anonymity said they had been released without basic documents needed to transition back into society.
July 12, 2019
State utility regulators are putting the pressure on Arizona Public Service CEO Don Brandt. They’ve invited him to answer questions at next month’s Corporation Commission meeting.
July 12, 2019
After an inspector general report found "dangerous overcrowding" at Border Patrol facilities, the House oversight committee is holding a hearing about conditions for detained migrants. Watch the hearing live beginning at 7 a.m.
July 12, 2019
Athletic apparel giant Nike announced today that it will move forward on a manufacturing facility in Goodyear after Gov. Doug Ducey withheld up to $1 million in state funds from the company.
July 11, 2019
President Donald Trump spoke from the White House on Thursday about his administration's push to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.
July 11, 2019
Arizona utility regulators will not undo the rate hike they approved for APS in 2017. Members of the Arizona Corporation Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday against the request from customers, led by Stacey Champion.
July 11, 2019
Electric scooters will soon be available in downtown Phoenix. The City Council has approved a six-month pilot program for e-scooters, which is expected to start in mid-September.
July 11, 2019
The New York Times reports Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin detaining people who have been ordered deported starting Sunday.
July 11, 2019
It’s been eight months since Phoenix voters overwhelmingly approved a ban on so-called “dark money” in local campaigns. This week, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced the ban will go into effect, since it’s been under legal review by the governor’s office since it passed in November.
July 11, 2019
A federal immigration agent is under investigation for sexual assault at a southern Arizona border detention facility. According to a report by NBC News, the agent groped a Honduran child in custody in Yuma.
July 11, 2019
Governors of 23 states and Puerto Rico this week urged the Trump administration to adopt a stronger fuel economy standard for vehicles. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was not one of those governors.
July 11, 2019
Arizona will be opening three new international trade offices. State lawmakers and the governor approved $475,000 in the new state budget for trade offices in Chihuahua and Guanajuato, Mexico as well as in Israel.
July 10, 2019
Heat-related deaths are all too common in Arizona. In 2018, excessively hot temperatures claimed 182 lives in the Phoenix area, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. It was a new record — and the numbers continue to rise.
July 10, 2019
As a federal appeals court hears a Texas case challenging the Affordable Care Act, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez came to Phoenix to host a rally in support of "Obamacare."
July 9, 2019
A tax court judge found it unconstitutional to force the Tucson Unified School District to pay entirely for the cost of its desegregation program, when that cost constitutionally should come from the general fund.
July 9, 2019
As a retired fighter pilot, U.S. Sen. Martha McSally said she sees affordable housing as a serious problem among veterans and pinned her hopes of helping Arizona's homeless on President Trump's plans.
July 9, 2019
In response to news that some states are sharing driver's licenses with federal investigators, Arizona transportation officials say they are not sharing your driver's license photo unless there is just cause.
July 9, 2019
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
July 8, 2019
Arizona’s three public universities have had to look for alternative funding methods over the past decade. One of the effects of the Great Recession was a significant reduction in money from the state.
July 8, 2019

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