Arizona Elections

Over the last several months, some Arizona Republican legislators have tried — and failed — to push forward controversial bills that would curtail political or religious talk in the classroom.
The $11.8 billion dollar state budget cleared its first hurdles Wednesday as the package of spending and tax cuts was approved by a pair of legislative panels.
May 23, 2019
Arizona voters are now closer to the next election. Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation setting the primary for state and local elections to the first Tuesday in August instead of the last Tuesday of the month.
May 23, 2019
If legislative leadership accepts changes to a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims who were sexually abused as children, it would remove Sen. Paul Boyer’s threat to hold up a budget vote.
May 23, 2019
The unofficial election results in Phoenix show Betty Guardado and Carlos Garcia winning City Council seats. The clerk’s office says about 60 ballots need to be counted.
May 22, 2019
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who is popular with conservative evangelicals, is expected to take a senior role with the Department of Homeland Security.
May 22, 2019
Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, joined The Show to talk about how the budget handles health care concerns.
May 22, 2019
Republican legislative leaders introduced a nearly $12 billion budget plan Tuesday, but plan’s future is uncertain. Several Senate Republicans say they will not vote for it in its current form.
May 22, 2019
Is Arizona shaping up to be a political battleground in next year’s elections?
May 22, 2019
Rep. Ben Toma’s criminal justice reform bill would ensure that people can’t be sentenced as a "repeat offender" unless they have actually been previously convicted of a crime.
May 22, 2019
A legal opinion made public earlier this month could affect the number of executions certain states can carry out.
May 22, 2019
Phoenix could soon have two new council members. The city clerk's office is still counting ballots from the runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different, just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
One controversial portion of the Arizona GOP budget proposal would repeal a $32 vehicle registration fee over five years. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said she won’t vote for the budget unless the fee is dropped entirely.
May 22, 2019
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday defended tax cuts in the budget deal they made with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey despite demands from teachers for an end to further revenue cuts until schools are fully funded.
May 22, 2019
About 200 women — and some men — gathered outside the capitol Tuesday in support and protest of recent abortion restrictions enacted in Alabama and seven other states.
May 22, 2019
The Phoenix City Clerk’s Office is still counting ballots from Tuesday’s runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different — just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of the Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.
May 21, 2019
The state Board of Education voted Monday to scrap a rule that requires sex education classes in Arizona to "promote honor and respect for monogamous heterosexual marriage.''
May 21, 2019
Phoenix could have two new City Council members Tuesday night. The seats in Districts 5 and 8 became vacant after Daniel Valenzuela and Kate Gallego left to run for mayor.
May 21, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders have struck a deal on a nearly $12 billion budget. It includes a $325 million tax cut, some additional education funding, a deposit into the rainy day fund and pay raises for corrections officers.
May 21, 2019
A third sexual abuse bill threatening to bypass two prior bills now trapped in Republican committees is on the move.
May 21, 2019

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