Arizona Elections

The more than 50,000 Arizona military retirees receiving pensions might not have to pay state income tax on those earnings under Governor Ducey’s proposed 2020 budget.
The Trump administration’s Interior Department has worked to make dramatic changes when it comes to federal lands and their management, which also extends to the national parks.
Nov. 25, 2019
Ukraine's President, Volodomyr Zelensky will be making a foreign trip to Lithuania.
Nov. 25, 2019
We often hear about the wage gap between men and women, it turns out it’s even worse for Hispanic women.
Nov. 25, 2019
The arguments over undocumented immigration and generally reforming the U.S. immigration system have changed publicly in the nearly three years of the Trump Administration.
Nov. 25, 2019
More than 54,000 Arizona residents joined the voter rolls between July and October, according to the latest report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Nov. 25, 2019
An Arizona Public Service online rate tool handed out bad advice to thousands of customers who wanted to find the best plans for themselves. Some customers were encouraged to switch to plans that would actually cost hundreds of dollars more each year.
Nov. 22, 2019
To talk about this week’s impeachment hearings, the latest on Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen and more, former Attorney General Terry Goddard and Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com, joined The Show.
Nov. 22, 2019
As the Trump administration focuses its immigration-related policies on border security and new wall construction along the nation’s southern border, Republicans and Democrats typically move to their separate corners. U.S. House members, however, approached one economic aspect related in a bipartisan fashion.
Nov. 22, 2019
A group of Arizona lawmakers this week unveiled a new effort to regulate vaping products like tobacco products, among other provisions dealing with the vaping industry. Amanda Wheeler, executive director of the Arizona Smoke Free Business Alliance, said regulating vaping products like tobacco products is the wrong approach. Nevertheless, supporters are moving forward. Republican state Sen. Heather Carter is one of them.
Nov. 22, 2019
Frustrated by what she calls oversteps of Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs’ authority, state Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita plans to sponsor legislation to change how the state’s election procedures manual is written. The election procedures manual is intended to provide guidance for county recorders to implement laws enacted by the Legislature in the name of keeping elections uniform and fair throughout Arizona.
Nov. 22, 2019
Five candidates have taken steps to pursue the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office in 2020. Four Republicans — Joe Arpaio, Mike Crawford, Lehland Burton and Gerry Sheridan — and incumbent Democrat Paul Penzone have filed statements of interest to run for sheriff.
Nov. 21, 2019
Three faith-based groups that resettle refugees want a federal judge to block President Donald Trump from requiring local government approval to keep taking people in, and a new lawsuit by the groups alleges that a recent executive order by Trump is illegal.
Nov. 21, 2019
The shooting in August inside a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, left eight Mexican citizens dead and eight others wounded. The supermarket chain is now facing a lawsuit. Ten Mexican citizens are filing a lawsuit, blaming Walmart Inc. for not taking enough measures to protect its customers.
Nov. 20, 2019
Ten candidates took the stage for the November Democratic Debate in Atlanta on Wednesday, amid public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. NPR reporters provided fact checks and analysis throughout the debate.
Nov. 20, 2019
An Arizona anti-immigrant group has asked a U.S. District Court judge to throw out a harassment case against them. Patriot Movement AZ is the larger of two groups accused of harassing churches and volunteers who take in immigrants dropped off by ICE officials.
Nov. 20, 2019
Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek, announced Tuesday she’ll once again push a measure to raise the legal age at which someone can smoke tobacco to 21. And by amending state law to treat vaping products like tobacco, the same legal age would apply to vaping products, which educators say have become dangerously popular with school-age children.
Nov. 19, 2019
State Sen. David Farnsworth (R-Mesa) is introducing legislation that would cap title loans at an annual interest rate between 24% and 36%, depending on the amount borrowed.
Nov. 19, 2019
Two pro-school voucher nonprofits are threatening to sue the Arizona Department of Education for failure to send on-time payments to parents whose kids use a special program to attend non-public schools.
Nov. 18, 2019
It’s been a little more than a month since Allister Adel was appointed Maricopa County attorney, replacing now-Arizona Supreme Court Justice Bill Montgomery.
Nov. 18, 2019
The recent killings of American families from a Mormon offshoot group living in Mexico generated horror in the U.S., but in his latest column, Phil Boas argues that what happened in Mexico affected that country and its people in a more dramatic way.
Nov. 18, 2019

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