Arizona Elections

APM Reports: Soldiers For Peace
During the Vietnam War, roughly one in five GIs actively opposed the conflict. Many servicemen and women came to believe they were not liberating the country from communism but acting as agents of tyranny. In the combat zone, they rebelled against their commanders' orders. At home, they staged massive protests.
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Four Arizona mayors are advocating for action on the Bipartisan Background Check Act of 2019 that would require universal background checks on gun purchasers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far resisted calls for him to bring the bill to the floor, arguing President Trump wouldn’t sign it anyway.
Sept. 10, 2019
The trial of humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren captured headlines around the country. But despite the government’s claim that Warren had illegally helped border crossers evade immigration authorities in Arizona’s borderlands, his trial ended in a hung jury in June.
Sept. 10, 2019
A state lawmaker who said black and Hispanic communities “are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them" clarified those comments.
Sept. 9, 2019
Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona have run the ballot language by legislative council, essentially state lawmakers’ in-house legal team.
Sept. 9, 2019
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s elevation to Justice Bill Montgomery carries a variety of potential consequences for his former office and the state.
Sept. 9, 2019
The clock continues to tick in the UK, as the Brexit deadline looms.
Sept. 9, 2019
There are lots of cameras along Valley roadways, looking for speeders and red light runners, some of which are called ALPR’s, or Automated License Plate Readers.
Sept. 6, 2019
To talk about Bill Montgomery being named Arizona’s next Supreme Court Justice, along with the head of APS facing the Corporation Commission and more, former legislative leader Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief at Ricochet, joined The Show.
Sept. 6, 2019
Earlier this week, nine Chinese students at Arizona State University who were returning to the U.S. for the new school year when they were detained by customs officers at Los Angeles International Airport and sent back to China. So, how are Chinese Americans responding to this?
Sept. 5, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has named Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the state Supreme Court. The governor made the announcement via Twitter, framing Montgomery as a justice who will “interpret the law - not someone who wants to write the law.”
Sept. 5, 2019
A shelter for migrant children who come to the U.S. illegally has reopened in Phoenix. This is one of two Arizona facilities that were forced to close last year.
Sept. 5, 2019
Regulators on Wednesday questioned APS executives on political spending, corporate profits and the death of customer Stephanie Pullman, whose power was disconnected on a 107-degree day in 2018.
Sept. 5, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined 11 other state attorneys general in a bid to dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under President Barack Obama.
Sept. 4, 2019
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave states the opportunity to nominate opportunity zones, where developers qualify for tax breaks. The Scottsdale Progress looked into why much of Old Town now has this federal designation.
Sept. 4, 2019
U.S. relations with Latin America have been dramatic during the Trump administration. Guillaume Long is the former minister of foreign affairs for Ecuador. He joined The Show to discuss a few issues involving Latin America.
Sept. 4, 2019
Immigration is one of the key policy areas for the Trump administration, with proposals ranging from building a wall along the country’s southern border to family separations to changes in who can get a green card.
Sept. 4, 2019
The Trump administration is spending $1.2 billion from the Department of Defense budget to build more than 60 miles of new barriers along the Arizona-Mexico border. Most of the new barriers will be east of Yuma in the Barry M. Goldwater Range used for military training.
Sept. 4, 2019
APS CEO Don Brandt announced his retirement late last month, but before he steps away, he’ll be asked to answer for the electric utility’s procedures and practices and the company’s spending for or against elected utility regulators.
Sept. 4, 2019
Nine Chinese undergrads from ASU were detained at Los Angeles International Airport late last week. The news comes as tensions between the US and China continue to grow. The students, some of who were set to graduate this fall, were sent back to China after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials denied them reentry.
Sept. 3, 2019
We all know that we’re in the middle of a very divisive political time in America. You can see it everywhere — from cable news to city council meetings.
Sept. 3, 2019

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