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Former U.S. Rep. Salmon drops out of governors race
Former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon has dropped out of the Republican primary for governor. His name will still appear on ballots mailed out to voters in early July. “That’s better!”
AZ-based analyst stunned by Tuesdays Jan. 6 testimony
In a surprise hearing Tuesday called by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, a former aide to then-President Donald Trump’s chief of staff offered the committee testimony about potentially criminal acts committed by her boss and the president himself.
Doctors seek emergency order to block 2021 provision granting rights to fetuses
Some Arizona doctors are seeking an emergency order to block the provision of a law passed last year that they claim grants the same legal rights to a fetus as all citizens.
Salmon backs Robson over Lake after dropping out of AZ governors race
Former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon on Wednesday threw his support behind Republican Arizona governor candidate Karrin Taylor Robson over former TV news personality Kari Lake, a decision that came a day after Salmon dropped his own primary bid for governor.
June 29, 2022
Maricopa County attorney: Pre-statehood abortion law is enforceable
While state prosecutors are still navigating the legal landscape after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell believes a pre-statehood law can be enforced.
June 29, 2022
Gov. Ducey signs budget for upcoming fiscal year
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a $15.6 billion Tuesday. However, the actual budget is closer to $18 billion as it includes spending that is outside the general fund.
June 29, 2022
U.S. District Court allows an AZ 2021 early ballot law to be challenged
A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of Arizona voting rights groups, paving the way for a legal challenge to a 2021 state law that critics say limits voting rights.
June 29, 2022
How far will $1B go in securing Arizonas water future?
The state is setting aside more than $1 billion to try and secure Arizona’s water future. And Kathryn Sorensen, director of research at the Kyl Center for Water Policy, supports the measure.
June 29, 2022
Salmon has dropped out of governors race. What this means for voters
Early ballots for Arizona’s primary election will go out next week, and voters will now only have two big-name Republican options: Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson.
June 29, 2022
House majority leader looks back at recently ended legislative session
State lawmakers wrapped up their session early June 25. For more insight into the session and its legislation, The Show also spoke with House Majority Leader Ben Toma.
June 29, 2022
Arizona senators cant agree on what happened at the state Capitol abortion protest
A crowd had gathered Friday at the Arizona Capitol to protest the Supreme Court’s decision. When they learned the state Senate was still in session, some began pounding on the doors and windows of the building. Soon after, state troopers released tear gas.
June 29, 2022
Rep. Gallego reacts to Jan. 6 testimony: Trump needs to be indicted
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego said Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony should disturb every American.
June 28, 2022
AZ-based analyst stunned by Tuesdays Jan. 6 testimony
In a surprise hearing Tuesday called by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, a former aide to then-President Donald Trump’s chief of staff offered the committee testimony about potentially criminal acts committed by her boss and the president himself.
June 28, 2022
National security adviser: Brittney Griner is wrongfully detained
The trial of Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner is set to begin in Moscow on Friday after the Kremlin recently announced her detention in Russia has been extended another six months.
June 28, 2022
Former U.S. Rep. Salmon drops out of governors race
Former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon has dropped out of the Republican primary for governor. His name will still appear on ballots mailed out to voters in early July. “That’s better!”
June 28, 2022
Doctors seek emergency order to block 2021 provision granting rights to fetuses
Some Arizona doctors are seeking an emergency order to block the provision of a law passed last year that they claim grants the same legal rights to a fetus as all citizens.
June 28, 2022
How new gun legislation could impact gun trafficking on U.S.-Mexico border
President Joe Biden recently signed a bill into law that had bipartisan support for measures intended to keep guns out of the hands of people with mental health challenges and who have committed domestic violence.
June 28, 2022
Rep. Bolding parses out Arizonas new bipartisan budget
For the first time since the Napolitano administration, Arizona lawmakers passed a bipartisan budget. House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding backed the budget, saying, “weighed all together, the good in this budget — finally — outweighs the bad.”
June 28, 2022
What AZ statewide candidates say about 2020 election
Major candidates for three key offices in 2022 have said they wouldn’t have certified the 2020 election results in Arizona. These offices — governor, secretary of state and attorney general — all play a role in affirming state election results. Here are GOP candidate statements on that front in this handy cheat sheet on election denialism.
June 27, 2022
Critical race theory bill shelved as Legislature adjourns
As a Republican representative missed the last day of the legislative session, the bill will did not move forward for the second year in a row.
June 27, 2022
AZ lawmakers take up school vouchers, water and more in sessions final hours
State lawmakers ended their session late Friday with a flurry of activity on major issues, including school vouchers and water.
June 27, 2022
Brittney Griner appears in Russian court
More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date of the criminal trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for July 1.
June 27, 2022
Probe of Sen. Rogers comments on Buffalo shooting done
The attorney for the Arizona Senate's ethics committee submitted a report Friday on his investigation of a Republican lawmaker's online comments that appeared to blame the federal government for a supermarket massacre in Buffalo, New York.
June 26, 2022

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