Arizona Elections

The ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona are suing Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery over public records. They say the county attorney’s stonewalling and delay tactics in response to a large public records request submitted by investigative journalist Sean Holstege is illegal.
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Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs.
May 16, 2019
President Trump unveiled an immigration plan that would vastly change who's allowed into the U.S. The administration's proposal focuses on reducing family-based immigration in favor of employment skill-based immigration.
May 16, 2019
The number of non-citizens living in Phoenix are worth more than $1 billion in funding over the next decade. If the Supreme Court allows the citizenship question, Phoenix would have less than a year to convince undocumented people not to fear outing themselves to the federal government.
May 16, 2019
This year, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a new rule that would get rid of one of the least transparent parts of drug pricing: Giving rebates to middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers.
May 15, 2019
The world seems more distressing every day, but groups like World Neighbors — which has been around for nearly 70 years — are working to change that perception.
May 15, 2019
“This allows our local voters to support their schools by providing just a little bit more, 15 percent of our budget, so we can do the programs and provide the quality teachers we’ve been providing for years,” said Scott Thompson, a Mesa Public Schools assistant superintendent.
May 15, 2019
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
May 15, 2019
The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona's late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month.
May 15, 2019
Before a doctor in Arizona can prescribe a drug like an opioid, they must first check with a state database that looks at a patient’s prescription history. Ducey signed this mandate into law in 2017 in response to the growing opioid crisis here.
May 14, 2019
Phoenix has the lowest taxpayer debt burden among the ten most populous American cities, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting.
May 14, 2019
Normally, Arizona's Legislature aims to wrap up 100 days after session begins in mid-January. As of Tuesday, lawmakers are now past that deadline.
May 14, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is celebrating a newly-signed law repealing the state's ban on nunchucks but facing serious Twitter blowback for the stunt because they're still technically illegal.
May 14, 2019
Some lawmakers wanted a different drink like margaritas, while others wanted to focus on passing a state budget.
May 14, 2019
“At the end of the day the problem is mental health, whether the weapon chosen is a gun, a knife or something else,” said Republican Sen. Kate Brophy McGee who sponsored a bill that included language for the task force.
May 14, 2019
We’re all familiar with conspiracy theories. Sometimes they’re the equivalent of legends or tall tales, or they can approach the realm of reality where evidence and facts could be compatible. But what if we take “theory” out of the phrase and focus on just the “conspiracy” part?
May 13, 2019
Arizona has the worst student-to-counselor ratio in the country, and Gov. Ducey's funding proposal may not be enough to meet the need.
May 13, 2019
Arizona could restore K-12 education funding to pre-recession levels, but the governor and legislative Republicans have other priorities.
May 13, 2019
Arizona lawmakers are set to see their per diems cut on the 120th day of session, but there are still a number of issues they need to address, including a new state budget.
May 13, 2019
A speeding case against former state legislator Paul Mosley who was caught bragging on video about driving over 120 mph remains in the fact-finding stages.
May 13, 2019
Three Republican senators for various reasons have claimed they won't vote.
May 13, 2019

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