Arizona Elections

If you’ve got questions about what Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's “Stay Home, Stay Connected and Stay Safe” order means for your daily life, rest assured, you’re not alone. Since the order took effect at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, there’s been varying takes on its impact.
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The health care contractor for the Arizona Department of Corrections has identified approximately 6,600 inmates in state prisons at high risk for contracting the coronavirus, based on their age and underlying medical conditions. But on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Gov. Doug Ducey, Patrick Ptak, said Ducey will not be releasing any inmates to mitigate the spread of the virus.
April 1, 2020
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has issued an opinion laying out what local authorities can do to enforce Gov. Doug Ducey's stay-at-home order. He also outlined what information can be shared about COVID-19 patients.
April 1, 2020
About 680,000 Arizonans do not have health insurance. Gov. Doug Ducey tried to mitigate the back-end costs of treating COVID-19 patients by requesting an extension to the Affordable Care Act’s 2020 enrollment.
April 1, 2020
Wednesday is National Census Day, which means Arizonans should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 census. And despite everything that’s happening in the world, the U.S. Census Bureau is still counting residents.
April 1, 2020
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued an opinion Tuesday affirming law enforcement’s authority to enforce emergency declarations. The decision comes a day after Gov. Doug Ducey issued a statewide stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
March 31, 2020
On March 23, the U.S. Supreme Court denied to hear a case involving a man who spent more than four decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. That came after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals arrived at a similar conclusion.
March 31, 2020
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an executive order asking Arizona residents to stay at home. The stay-at-home order goes into effect Tuesday at 5 p.m and will remain in effect until at least April 30.
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March 30, 2020
As part of the $2 trillion stimulus package Congress approved last week to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers allocated $400 million to election officials across the country, to start preparing for the November elections.
March 30, 2020
Congress approved a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill March 27, but some in D.C. are already talking about the next steps in funding. The Show spoke to Jeff Chapman, Director of the State Fiscal Health Project at Pew Charitable Trusts, about how the pandemic is impacting state budgets across the nation.
March 30, 2020
On March 27, the U.S. House followed the Senate and unanimously approved a $2 trillion economic relief package to combat the impact COVID-19. The Show talks to congressman Greg Stanton about his thoughts on Arizona's response to the pandemic.
March 30, 2020
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a stripped-down emergency state budget Saturday that contains $50 million in spending to help tenants, homeowners and small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis.
March 29, 2020
A co-defendant in a human smuggling operation told police that a prostitution camp in the Marshall Islands provided many of the pregnant women involved in former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen's allegedly illegal adoption business.
March 28, 2020
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down. Gov. Doug Ducey's recent executive order defining "essential" businesses includes barbershops, salons, and spas. Romero's order "strongly advises" those businesses to close anyway.
March 28, 2020
Congress passed a massive $2 trillion relief package to stimulate the economy as it — and millions of Americans — suffer from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what Arizona's elected representatives had to say about the bill.
March 27, 2020
As the Arizona’s U.S. Attorney’s Office is gearing up for a growing number of fraud cases related to COVID-19, The Show talked to U.S. Attorney Michael Bailey about his first year on the job.
March 27, 2020
Online signature gathering in Arizona only works for legislative and statewide candidates. That’s become a problem for local candidates now that Arizonans are isolating themselves to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
March 27, 2020
Gov. Doug Ducey has requested a special open enrollment period on the federal healthcare marketplace, issued an executive order to expand access to telemedicine coverage and signed legislation to establish a new assessment on hospitals to help pay for the state’s Medicaid program.
March 26, 2020
Five incarcerated people who are near death are waiting on Gov. Doug Ducey's signature to be released from the Arizona Department of Corrections. The inmates are hoping for release before the coronavirus enters state prisons.
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March 26, 2020
Law enforcement agencies have dramatically increased their usage of body cameras in recent years. Policies do vary from department to department, though, as Arizona Mirror reporter Jerod McDonald-Evoy discovered when he made a records request to the Tempe Police Department and received a video that was blurred.
March 26, 2020
The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a $2 trillion dollar emergency relief bill. The Show spoke with her shortly before the Senate rallied around the bill yesterday.
March 26, 2020

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