Arizona Elections

The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico arrived in Mexico City on Friday to fill a key diplomatic role that will put him at the center of continued disputes between the two countries on trade and immigration.
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday issued an order saying a challenge to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of Sen. Martha McSally should be dismissed if the lawyer who filed the suit cannot prove the challenge is in the circuit’s jurisdiction.
June 23, 2019
President Donald Trump's decision to postpone immigration sweeps caps a week of build-up to potential mass round-ups. Trump said Monday that efforts to deport millions of people would soon start.
June 22, 2019
Mexico continues the expansion of its operations to detain and deport migrants. But its president also started his parallel strategy to fight migration, by investing — on trees — in Central America.
June 21, 2019
Arizona lawmakers spent more than 130 days in session this year, and the last several were fairly contentious at the Capitol, with negotiations over the budget and other bills heating up.
June 20, 2019
The week began with a series of tweets by President Trump declaring that — starting next week — Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be deporting millions of undocumented immigrants.
June 20, 2019
Arizona utility regulators today are expected to consider a proposal that would prohibit utilities from shutting off customers’ power during the summer.
June 20, 2019
Wearing a shirt that read "End police brutality," Phoenix City Council newcomer Carlos Garcia asked for his colleagues’ support to increase transparency. For the second straight night, Phoenix leaders heard from residents demanding action against some police officers after cellphone video shows police cursing and pointing guns at a family while responding to a shoplifting call.
Residents Voice Concerns After Viral Video
June 20, 2019
President Trump announced via Twitter last night that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin massive deportations next week. The target? Immigrants who have been found by a federal court to be in the country illegally.
June 18, 2019
The Supreme Court is going to unveil a ruling before the end of this month that could dramatically affect the U.S. Census and the accuracy of their population count.
June 18, 2019
The Obamas signed a multi-year agreement with Netflix, and Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are also forming a production company for films and TV shows. Why are politicians pivoting to filmmaking?
June 18, 2019
In Mexico City, the government established a gender neutral policy to public school uniforms, allowing children to use skirts or pants regardless of their gender. But how hard will it be for the measure to promote tolerance and diversity?
June 19, 2019
Arizona is among 14 states targeted by a civic engagement group seeking to increase voter registration. Page Gardner, president of the Voter Participation Center, said their goal is to encourage underrepresented people to participate in elections.
June 17, 2019
The issue of abortion and how available it should be has been on the front line of debate in the U.S. for more than 50 years.
June 17, 2019
The Center For Public Integrity reports the president's political committee owes at least 10 U.S. cities almost $1 million for costs related to the president's rallies. That includes unpaid bills for public safety in Mesa and Tucson.
June 14, 2019
While the Mexican government pushes its strategy to stop and detain migrants entering from Central America, a resignation on Friday at its main office for migratory affairs rocks the boat.
June 14, 2019
Mexico confirmed the deployment of the newly-formed National Guard to its southern border to stop migrants, as agreed with the U.S. But opponents said the federal government is breaking the law and turning Mexico into the U.S. border wall.
June 14, 2019
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego gave her first state of the city address on Thursday, highlighting many of the main achievements she has made in her first few months in office.
June 14, 2019
If a contentious citizenship question ends up on the 2020 census, it could cost Arizona a much hoped for 10th Congressional seat, according to a new study.
June 14, 2019
Three months after being sworn in as Phoenix mayor, Kate Gallego is launching a new campaign. During Gallego’s first State of the City address, she told a group gathered that choices made over the next few months will shape Phoenix’s future.
June 13, 2019
Teacher pay was at the heart of the #RedForEd Movement in 2018, which led to teacher walkouts and action by Gov. Doug Ducey with his 20X2020 plan.
June 13, 2019

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