Arizona Elections

Benjamin Kreutzberg said the plan language of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act permits patients to have "usable marijuana.'' That, he told the justices, means the flowers and leaves of the plant. Anything else, including preparations made by extracting the resin— and the psychoactive THC — remains strictly illegal.
From powerful CEOs like Steve Jobs to presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, it seems lots of powerful leaders are accused of being bad bosses.
Mar. 14, 2019
Names like Eric Garner and Michael Brown bring to mind officer-involved shootings that many Americans fear were primarily related to racial components. How differently do officers treat African-American men — even those who are unarmed — than they may treat other members of a community?
Mar. 14, 2019
U.S. foreign policy can change dramatically from administration to administration. There were modifications from the early 20th century to the nation’s decision to enter World War II. One person who witnessed — and even took part in a lot of it — is Smedley Butler.
Mar. 14, 2019
A state senator says Tempe residents acted illegally when they approved a ballot measure requiring public disclosure of campaign donors. Sen. Vince Leach, R-Tucson, asked Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to rule whether cities can impose their own prohibitions on "dark money'' in local campaigns.
Mar. 14, 2019
For the third year in a row, a vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in the Arizona state Legislature failed. And for the third year in a row, it failed because a move to allow an unscheduled floor vote was blocked, though this year it did play out differently. This year, the procedural move was not ignored.
Mar. 14, 2019
The vote came even after three Arizona Republicans, who are co-sponsors of a Senate resolution to ratify the ERA, refused to side with Democrats, who sought the vote.
Mar. 14, 2019
Lawmakers in California have proposed a soda tax and other measures aimed at discouraging residents from drinking sugary drinks following similar measures in a handful of other cities.
Mar. 13, 2019
California is much closer now to finalizing its end of a multi-state drought plan, but not without ruffling a few feathers. KUNC's Luke Runyon reported what Arizona needs to do to come to the table and reach an agreement.
Mar. 13, 2019
Kate Gallego is Phoenix's new mayor-elect as of Tuesday night, but poll watchers know there were two other ongoing races — elections for City Council District 5 and District 8 — both of which had no lack of candidates.
Mar. 13, 2019
The nearly 18-month campaign to be the next mayor of Phoenix ended Tuesday night, as Kate Gallego defeated Daniel Valenzuela by about 16 points in the runoff election. She joined The Show to talk about her win.
Runoff Election Likely In Phoenix City Council District 5, District 8
Mar. 13, 2019
Arizona Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally signed a letter in early March asking Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to protect Mexican tomato imports. Seven other members of Congress signed on to the letter.
Mar. 13, 2019
Kate Gallego opened a large lead over Daniel Valenzuela early in the race for Phoenix mayor on Tuesday. With results showing her up by 17 percentage points, Gallego declared victory before supporters at a downtown Phoenix restaurant.
Runoff Election Likely In Phoenix City Council District 5, District 8
Mar. 12, 2019
One of the oldest advocacy organizations in the U.S. is leading one of the first American groups to meet face-to-face with the recently inaugurated Mexican president.
Mar. 12, 2019
Phoenix has a goal to divert 40 percent of its waste from landfills by 2020, and to create zero waste by 2050. But what challenges remain in Phoenix, or any other city, trying to get to zero waste?
Mar. 12, 2019
Activists kicked off a 38-mile march on Monday. The goal: to urge Arizona lawmakers to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment — that’s the Constitutional amendment approved by Congress back in 1972 declaring “Equality of rights shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex.”
Mar. 12, 2019
Phoenix voters are headed to the polls this Tuesday and, when all is said and done, a new mayor will be selected. City Clerk Denise Archibald is overseeing the election and joined The Show to talk about it.
Mar. 12, 2019
Arizona lawmakers approved a vehicle registration fee last year to fund highway construction. They estimated it would be $18 a year but in order to fund all the expected programs it actually became $32.
Mar. 12, 2019
The Arizona House Education committee has passed a bill that would require a personal financial literacy component for students taking economics classes in high school.
Mar. 11, 2019
Most Americans do not think colleges and universities should consider an applicant’s race when determining whether or not they accept that applicant into the school. These results arrive against the backdrop of a legal case in Boston over the role race plays in admissions policies at Harvard.
Mar. 11, 2019
Last month, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate and Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives agreed on one thing — a massive public lands bill.
Mar. 11, 2019

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