Prickly: A podcast from KJZZ's Politics Desk


2024 is here. It’s a new Arizona legislative session and it is a federal election year. How do you know what to pay attention to or what our elected officials are doing to represent us? Subscribe to Prickly, from KJZZ's Politics Desk.

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March 27, 2024

While most of the focus in Arizona recently has been on last week’s Presidential Preference Election, there’s another election going on that could have wide-ranging effects on many residents’ everyday lives, from their household budgets to the air they breathe. We're talking about the April 2 election for the boards and other bodies that govern the Salt River Project, the Valley's largest supplier of power and water.

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February 05, 2024

The people who run Arizona's elections have dire warnings of potential delays in the election administration process, from mailing ballots to certifying votes. State lawmakers now have days to address Arizona's election laws to accommodate the time it will take county officials to conduct a slew of anticipated recounts and meet key deadlines in state and federal law.

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January 31, 2024

Welcome to Prickly, a podcast from KJZZ’s Politics Desk. We’ve already launched the Prickly newsletter, an email blast catching you up on everything you might have missed in the world of Arizona politics in the past week or so — plus a look ahead. With the Prickly podcast, we’re going to slow things down. Way down. The first episode drops soon.

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