Arizona Elections

Arizona Sen. Martha McSally has a challenger in the upcoming Republican primaries for an Arizona U.S. Senate seat. Ann Griffin told a crowd this week the Republican Party is not the party she signed up for in the 1970s.
4 hours ago
Arizonans who paid higher state income taxes this year due to the 2017 federal tax policy changes will not get relief this session.
May 3, 2019
Arlene Chin is the director of scholarship advancement for the ASU Foundation. She also has a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. She will be on the Tempe City Council for the remainder of the original Granville term, which expires in July 2020.
May 3, 2019
A report has drawn the attention of federal lawmakers and tribal leaders, who are making changes to consultation procedures.
May 3, 2019
There are now more than 20 official Democratic candidates in the 2020 race to challenge President Donald Trump. A recent media review put together by Northeastern University has determined that those female candidates have received more negative coverage than their male opponents.
May 2, 2019
There are many reasons hundreds of thousands of migrants are making the dangerous trek from Central America — and even farther away — to get to our southern border. One of those reasons may be climate change.
May 2, 2019
A debate in the Arizona state Senate over whether recreation centers in Sun City should be subject to certain community planning laws took a dramatic turn Wednesday.
May 2, 2019
Arizona lawmakers approved new mandates to improve school safety Wednesday. Republican Nancy Barto helped convince colleagues the bill would implement school district requirements for documenting and reporting potentially dangerous activities on a campus.
May 2, 2019
Phoenix police officers and firefighters will soon see bigger paychecks after the City Council approved their contracts Tuesday afternoon.
May 2, 2019
A group of mothers, who have adolescent children with disabilities, have been trying to push legislation that would require public entities to install at least one adult changing table. And on Wednesday, House Bill 2113 gained final passage and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk.
May 1, 2019
Despite launching his comprehensive National Strategy for Counter terrorism plan last Fall, Democrats said President Donald Trump’s policy does little to combat national terrorism within the United States.
May 1, 2019
Arizona senators confirmed four new members to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Tuesday, but not without objections from Democrats. They're angry that, for the fourth year since taking office, Gov. Doug Ducey offered no Democrats and little in the way of ethnic or gender diversity for the confirmation.
May 1, 2019
Arizona’s new statewide elected officials recently passed their 100th days in office. In politics, it’s often considered a good time to take stock of how their administrations are going.
May 1, 2019
The surest bet for a president to be reelected — at least over the past several decades — was for the economy to be strong. That describes the environment the U.S. has been in for close to a decade now with low unemployment, a healthy stock market and solid GDP.
May 1, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has called for more focus on Mexico's own southern border to better understand what's happening on the U.S. border.
May 1, 2019
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. The committee began its second day of hearings on Thursday, but Attorney General William Barr declined to appear.
May 1, 2019
The labor reform brings more rights to Mexican workers, and also allows Mexico to meet the requirements needed for the free trade agreement with Canada and the United States, known as USMCA.
April 30, 2019
Eighty-five thousand police officers around the country have been investigated for misconduct for an array of misdeeds. But, despite their role as public servants, they often avoid public scrutiny for their actions. So, reporters from USA Today have made those records public for the first time.
April 30, 2019
The focus was squarely on Arizona in a New York federal court on Monday in the ongoing federal basketball bribery trial. Among other evidence, the prosecution presented testimony from witnesses and played video.
April 30, 2019
Health care was a major issue in the 2018 elections, and could be again next year. In between, there are still discussions about the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare, among other aspects of health care.
April 30, 2019
When someone goes to prison you expect them to be “locked up.” But a massive security breakdown at Arizona’s Lewis Prison led to multiple assaults on correctional officers last year. The cell doors didn’t lock and they haven’t locked for some time.
April 30, 2019

Pages