Arizona Elections

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During the Vietnam War, roughly one in five GIs actively opposed the conflict. Many servicemen and women came to believe they were not liberating the country from communism but acting as agents of tyranny. In the combat zone, they rebelled against their commanders' orders. At home, they staged massive protests.
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In a legislative bill, Rep. Noel Campbell (R-Prescott) plans to ask the lawmakers to double the current 18 cent per gallon gas tax. Campbell says the rate hasn’t changed since 1991.
Sept. 27, 2019
Arizona Democratic Rep. Jennifer Longdon testified Thursday before the U.S. House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee on the public health consequences and costs of gun violence. Longdon is a victim of gun violence. She was shot and paralyzed 15 years ago.
Sept. 26, 2019
The wife of the late Republican Sen. John McCain says she can see Democrats winning Arizona in 2020. Cindy McCain appeared on the podcast "Women Rule" by Politico this week.
Sept. 26, 2019
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testified before the House intelligence committee about a whistleblower complaint reportedly connected to President Donald Trump's communication with Ukraine's president. Lawmakers have demanded to see the complaint, which had been withheld.
Sept. 26, 2019
Gun control activists are holding a rally to end gun violence in Washington DC Wednesday afternoon. The coalition includes March For Our Lives, Newtown Action Alliance, Amnesty International and dozens of other groups.
Sept. 25, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the state Supreme Court to reverse a decades-old ruling, which would give him more leeway in lawsuits he’s allowed to file.
Sept. 25, 2019
Arizona lawmakers are expected to tackle criminal justice reform next session, but what information should they use to guide their policies? Andrew LeFevre, executive director of the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission, joined The Show to talk about the issue.
Sept. 25, 2019
Arizonans may have a new way to get medical marijuana: go to New Mexico. A judge there has ruled the state must open up its medical cannabis program to residents of other states after three out-of-staters, including from Arizona, sued over the issue.
Sept. 25, 2019
With a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump now moving forward, Arizona’s Congressional delegation is taking familiar sides and joining their colleagues to either applaud or condemn the latest move against the president.
Sept. 25, 2019
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
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

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