Arizona Elections

In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states to legalize sports betting, a handful have chosen to do so, including most recently, New York.
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The U.S. and Arizona Chambers of Commerce may be nervous about President Donald Trump's plan to impose multiple tariffs on Mexico, but Governor Doug Ducey is not.
June 4, 2019
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld signature requirements that make it harder for Libertarians to get candidates on Arizona ballots, and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery might have a better chance of getting appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court.
June 3, 2019
When a citizen from Glendale posted on Facebook that Rep. Kelly Townshend "favors child molesters," the Republican lawmaker called the man's employer.
June 3, 2019
This year's Arizona state budget is more than 11 percent higher than last year's, but there's less new spending than there is spending to pay back debt.
June 3, 2019
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found against the Arizona Libertarian Party last week in its challenge of a law requiring the party to gather the signatures of one percent of all eligible Arizona voters to qualify for the primary ballot in elections.
June 3, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court has rebuffed a bid to void a federal law that challengers claim is racist because it places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the constitutionally protected best interests of children.
June 3, 2019
President Donald Trump is pushing Mexico to stop Central American immigrants from arriving to the border by threatening to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. And the Mexican president is calling for dialogue, while sending a committee to Washington.
May 31, 2019
The Arizona Legislature adjourned Tuesday morning, and that means several bills died before they could get a formal vote.
May 31, 2019
President Donald Trump threatened on Twitter to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods if the flux of immigrants towards the border wasn’t stopped. But meanwhile, the Mexican government is about to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
May 31, 2019
President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs against Mexican imports quickly drew sharp criticism from some Arizona business leaders.
May 31, 2019
In recent weeks KJZZ has reported on a bitter dispute over imported Mexican tomatoes as well as a massive threatened strike in Sonora, Mexico, the state to Arizona's south. To get the latest we've got Murphy Woodhouse on the line from our Fronteras Desk in Sonora's capital, Hermosillo.
May 30, 2019
In a tough election period, Janet Napolitano came on the scene and was elected the state’s attorney general in 1999. She then narrowly won the race for governor in 2002 before being re-elected in a 2006 landslide.
May 30, 2019
Arizona lawmakers worked through the night over the holiday weekend to pass a nearly $12 billion budget, one that drew criticism from Democrats and many teachers involved in the #RedForEd Movement.
May 30, 2019
If you plan to make a new kung fu movie, you’re in luck! It’s now legal to possess nunchucks in Arizona. Also, if you’re on the go, make sure to not text and drive.
May 29, 2019
Within the span of two weeks this March, three people who had earlier been affected by gun violence died by suicide.
May 29, 2019
As lawmakers finalized the state budget late into the night over the holiday weekend, there were — once again — teachers wearing red watching from the gallery. But, instead of thousands, there were dozens — no marching band, no chants or megaphones.
May 29, 2019
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller made his first public statements Wednesday morning about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
May 29, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed an executive order that creates a task force to review Arizona’s laws on how well they protect children against sexual abuse.
May 28, 2019
Four in 10 rural Americans say they have problems paying for medical bills, housing or food.
May 28, 2019
The Trump administration earlier this month unveiled a proposal to rework the country’s immigration system. Among other provisions, it would put a higher priority on high-skilled workers than those with family members already in the U.S.
May 28, 2019

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