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.
5 hours ago
On Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, from 10 percent to 25 percent. Goods made from imported aluminum and steel are being hit twice — after also being tariffed last year. For Arizona grocery stores, the additional aluminum tariff is a dent in the canned beverage business.
May 13, 2019
Two seats were left open when Kate Gallego left her District 8 City Council seat to run for the office and District 5 Rep. Daniel Valenzuela left his seat to run against her. The Show invited each candidate to talk about issues important in their districts ahead of the May 21 runoff election.
May 10, 2019
President Trump hasn't forgotten the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's criticism during the 2016 campaign, so the powerful lobbying organization is moving to be more bipartisan.
May 10, 2019
Friday is the last day for registered voters to request an early ballot by mail for the city of Phoenix’s runoff election on May 21. Completed early ballots must be received no later than 7 p.m. on May 21. Voters also can cast ballots early in person by May 17 at City Hall.
May 10, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
May 10, 2019
State budget negotiations stalled Thursday when a second GOP lawmaker said she won't vote for a spending plan unless the state gives victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue their attackers.
May 10, 2019
Rep. Ben Toma, R-Peoria, says prosecutors use the serial offender designation as "a big hammer" to get plea deals.
May 10, 2019
Mike Johnson represented District 8 on the Phoenix City Council from 2002-2013, and spent more than two decades with the Phoenix Police Department. He currently serves on the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency.
May 9, 2019
The U.S. has been in an economic competition with China for several years, and that has only been amped up since the Trump Administration began in 2017.
May 9, 2019
A mining law created in 1872 was the focus of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Thursday morning. Congressman Raul Grijalva, chair of the committee, has introduced a bill that would overhaul that century-old law and the way hardrock mining is conducted.
May 9, 2019
The Pima County Board of Supervisors reversed a decision from last year when the panel rejected a $1.5 million Department of Homeland Security grant as part of Operation Stonegarden.
May 9, 2019
The bar to get a citizen initiative on the ballot in Arizona may be rising.
May 9, 2019
Trade tensions between Mexico and the U.S. are currently centered in one of the quintessential ingredients of BLT sandwiches, salsas and Italian-American food: tomatoes. While the U.S. imposes a tariff on this Mexican produce, the president of Mexico speaks up, accusing electoral interests in the U.S.
May 8, 2019
On Tuesday, state senators approved restrictions on vaping — different restrictions than the ones being backed by key House members. That body is considering an industry-backed bill.
May 8, 2019
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallegowas sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May 8, 2019
The U.S. electoral system — whether intentionally or not — has ended up being dominated by two political parties: Democrats and Republicans. But we’re seeing signs that the makeup of those parties and what they stand for could be changing.
May 8, 2019
Democratic lawmakers said they are ready to pass the Governor’s budget, with certain revisions.
May 8, 2019
State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, a longtime disability and mental health advocate, says Phoenix can do much more to address mental health and reduce police shootings.
May 8, 2019
A group of Arizona lawmakers have called it morally wrong to push ahead with legal relief for individuals convicted of certain sex crimes while refusing to do the same for victims.
May 8, 2019
Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country’s economy is looking better than ever — but numbers show the opposite. The country's economic activity registered its biggest fall for starting a year in a decade. And among the main factors: nervous foreign investors.
May 7, 2019

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