Arizona Elections

Arizona House Majority Leader Warren Petersen puts budget debate on hold in his chamber.
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As tension over immigration reform and border security continues to boil over, a number of Latinos feel there is a misperception about how American they may be.
April 26, 2019
The polling firm Latino Decisions and the progressive data company Catalist compared last year’s Senate races to House races in the 2014 midterms..
April 25, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to increase state oversight of federally funded facilities that house migrant children who come to the United States alone, and most of the new law’s provisions take effect immediately.
April 25, 2019
Much of the rhetoric around immigration — and there is a lot of it these days — focuses on the border. But research shows that most of the people living in the United States illegally did not cross the southern border to get here. The Show spoke more about that with Robert Warren.
April 25, 2019
There have been eight men who’ve made the move from vice president to president following the death of the U.S. commander-in-chief. The most recent was when Lyndon Johnson assumed the role when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
April 25, 2019
Frances Willard Munds is a name you might not recognize, but the turn-of-the-century school teacher forever changed the course of Arizona’s history. In the early 1900s, she emerged as the leader of the Arizona suffragette movement.
April 25, 2019
On Wednesday, The Show told you about a decision by the Phoenix City Council not to go forward with a proposal to consider adopting the so-called “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan. This came in the face of sobering statistics here in Arizona, which has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation.
April 25, 2019
On a 18-12 vote, the Arizona Senate voted against making lemonade the official drink of the state of Arizona. Some lawmakers voted no because they said there are more important bills to vote on. The Legislature is behind schedule and still needs to pass a budget.
April 25, 2019
The Arizona Republican Party's leader on Wednesday pushed for state lawmakers to back a stalled proposal raising the state sales tax to provide additional funding for schools, a move she acknowledged has triggered anger among members of her own party.
April 25, 2019
The Arizona House Ethics Committee spent just over $218,000 investigating former Rep. David Stringer, including $16,000 paid to a private investigation firm that tracked down a 1983 police report showing former Rep. David Stringer was accused of paying boys for sex, according to records released Wednesday.
April 25, 2019
One of the largest aerospace fairs on the continent kicked off this Wednesday at the outskirts of Mexico City. And Arizona has one of the biggest pavilions there to promote the state’s industry and to look for new partners.
April 24, 2019
Research suggests having too many choices isn’t always great for consumers, but does that apply to politics? Psychologist Barry Schwartz says while it seems intuitive that having a lot of choices would be a good thing, in reality, too many choices can be a bad thing.
April 24, 2019
April 24 marks the 20th anniversary of the American Lung Association’s State of the Air report. The goal of the report is to identify unhealthy air in cities and counties around the country. Last year, the Phoenix area was on the list of most ozone-polluted cities.
April 24, 2019
One year ago this week, the wave of teachers taking action to demand higher pay reached its peak in Arizona. This week, The Show is hearing some perspectives on that event, and what the impact has been since, starting back at the Capitol with Sen. Paul Boyer.
April 24, 2019
Ideally, the Arizona Legislature tries to wrap up session by its 100th day. Tuesday marked day 100, but lawmakers are still working.
April 24, 2019
Arizona Senate Bill 1211 was signed by Gov. Doug Ducey this week, and it goes into effect immediately. The bill requires intermediate care facilities like the one at Hacienda to be licensed by the state. It also strengthens background checks.
April 24, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey is optimistic that trade between Arizona and Mexico will increase, despite the immigration crisis at Arizona's border.
April 24, 2019
Early ballots go out on Wednesday for the runoff for Phoenix City Council. Mail-in ballots go out Wednesday to people on the Permanent Early Voting List and people who have requested an early ballot. Those ballots can be mailed back or dropped off at early voting locations.
April 23, 2019
Once a teenager in the foster system turns 18, they cannot be adopted as a child and the family adopting them is no longer eligible for subsidies. Out of almost 14,000 youths in the Arizona foster system, almost 6 percent are over 18.
April 24, 2019
A proposal in California to tax soda appears dead after its sponsor said he’d delay a vote until next year. While there are currently soda taxes in a handful of California cities, the state legislature last year passed a law banning any new local soda taxes.
April 23, 2019

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