Arizona Elections

After inmates in the Douglas prison complained their drinking water was brown and tasted like diesel fuel, the Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed water at the prison had a “noticeable petroleum odor and taste.”
6 hours ago
President Trump held a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, his first public remarks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Gallego: 'The President Basically Admitted His Crime'
Sept. 25, 2019
In 2018 a Federal judge fined Arizona $1.4 million for poor health care conditions in Arizona prisons. The judge had warned the state after years of litigating the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement, that such fines were imminent if the Department of Corrections kept failing basic performance benchmarks.
Sept. 24, 2019
The gig economy could be deeply affected — especially rideshare drivers — by California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to sign AB5 into law last week.
Sept. 24, 2019
Arizona's shared border with Mexico has become the proving grounds for the Trump administration's push to build new border fences. Proponents say the fence is needed to keep out asylum seekers and illicit smuggling in the U.S. border region. Locally, the border is also criticized for the long-lasting effects it will have on the Sonoran desert's ecosystems.
Sept. 24, 2019
San Juan County, Utah, is divided in two. The southern part is made up of mostly Ute and Navajo people. The northern part is almost all white. Now, the two groups are at odds over who should run the county government. On Nov. 5, they’ll hold a special election to decide whether or not they should change the county’s form of government.
Sept. 24, 2019
Native American tribes in Arizona are working on boosting turnout in next year's pivotal federal and state elections. The effort involves talking to county officials about election infrastructure and educating people on how to cast a ballot.
Sept. 25, 2019
Grijalva and others push for transparency on border military deployment
U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva and 33 other members of Congress in a letter asked Principal Inspector General Glenn A. Fine to look into “misuse and politicization of United States military personnel and resources" at the southern border.
Sept. 24, 2019
In her Phoenix Magazine column, "Raising Phoenix," longtime Valley writer Amy Silverman argues lawmakers are underpaid. And public affairs veteran Kevin DeMenna says the legislature should spend more time in session.
Sept. 23, 2019
As more states legalize marijuana — Arizona voters could decide the issue next year — there are questions about how law enforcement officers determine if drivers have too much TCH in their systems.
Sept. 23, 2019
The Arizona Democratic Party this weekend rejected a proposal to open the party’s presidential preference election to independent voters. The concept had support across the political spectrum, including from Democratic Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
Sept. 23, 2019
A push by liberals for the Arizona Democratic Party to censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will be put off until next year. The party's Progressive Caucus hoped the roughly 800 members of the party's state committee would formally censure the freshman Democrat on Saturday for "failing to uphold" aspects of the party's platform.
Sept. 23, 2019
Arizona will challenge fines levied against the Arizona Department of Corrections in oral arguments at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday. The Parsons v. Ryan lawsuit was settled in 2014 with inmates and Department of Corrections officials agreeing to a set of conditions that would improve prison health care.
Sept. 23, 2019
Goodyear’s City Council will vote on a new ordinance Monday that would restrict the sale and use of e-cigarettes used to smoke tobacco. It would also raise the purchase age for such from 18 to 21.
Sept. 23, 2019
Two Arizona representatives have weighted in on the whistleblower allegations about President Trump's potentially illegal promise to a foreign leader.
Sept. 20, 2019
To talk about many things, including the Brush & Nib Arizona Supreme Court case and the eight people who are under consideration to be Maricopa County attorney, Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed, and former state lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copper State Consulting, joined The Show.
Sept. 20, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he's against discrimination of all forms. However, he is backing this week's Arizona Supreme Court ruling allowing a Phoenix calligraphy company to refuse making wedding invitations for a gay couple.
Sept. 20, 2019
The question of who is an American should be relatively easy to define, because it’s different than asking who is an American citizen. Clashes over immigration policy, though, have made the conversation much more dramatic and uncomfortable.
Sept. 19, 2019
Eight people have applied to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to be named the new county attorney — at least through the 2020 election.
Sept. 19, 2019
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to get the right to sue the Arizona Board of Regents over what he contends is the unconstitutional tuition at the state's three universities.
Sept. 19, 2019
Progressive Arizona Democrats don’t like the way Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been voting. They say she’s not supporting what they call Democratic Party tenets, so this weekend they plan to censure her.
Sept. 18, 2019

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