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Central American Migrant Caravans Continue Attempts To Reach U.S.
Migrant caravans have been regularly traveling from Central America with the hopes of reaching the United States. The last one tried to reach American soil this week, but Guatemala and Mexico have kept tight operations on their borders to stop them — with the blessing of the U.S.
5 hours ago
One Arizona Aims To Register 200,000 New Voters By October
One Arizona is a coalition of local groups that advocate for social and political change. The organization held a press conference at the Capitol Saturday in hopes of getting 200,000 new voters registered by October.
July 14, 2018
Center For American Progress Recommends Ways To Increase Voter Turnout
After historically low voter turnout during the 2014 and 2016 elections, a new report finds that Arizona could encourage hundreds of thousands of more eligible residents to vote. The 50-state report encourages states to adopt policies that make voting more convenient.
July 14, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Frank Riggs - Superintendent
Frank Riggs, a former California congressman, is running for superintendent of public instruction, a position currently held by incumbent Diane Douglas. He says it’s time for a change in our state education department.
July 13, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Clean Election Ballot Measure
A judge will decide whether lawmakers can ask voters to approve two changes in a law in a single act.
July 13, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Kelly Fryer - Governor
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 12, 2018
Ducey Announces More Investment In Border Strike Force
With a staged backdrop of seized guns, drugs and even DPS officers with dogs, Gov. Doug Ducey brought together federal, state and local law enforcement Wednesday who praised his leadership on border security.
July 12, 2018
State Argues Case On Ballot Measure Rule Not ‘Ripe’
As signatures are being counted for several citizen initiatives that were turned in last week, a court battle is going on over how easy it should be for voters to propose their own laws.
July 11, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Kelli Ward - U.S. Senate
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 11, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Steve Fererra - 9th Congressional District
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 10, 2018
AZ Abortion Rights May Come Down To The Governor
At this point in the gubernatorial campaign, the division over abortion rights is breaking down along party lines.
July 10, 2018
Schweikert Staffer Steps Down Amid Ethics Probe
The Republican representative and his top staffer, Oliver Schwab, are both under a U.S. House Ethics committee investigation after reports that Schweikert's campaign paid Schwab and his consulting firm beyond the limit allowed by campaign finance laws.
July 10, 2018
Arizona Elections: Steve Farley - Governor
Steve Farley is running in the Democratic primary in the race for governor, and he brings with him more than a decade of experience in the Arizona Legislature, where he now serves as assistant minority leader in the Senate.
July 9, 2018
Don Shooter Sues Colleague For Damages
Former State Representative Don Shooter has sued a former colleague, Representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show to help sort this out.
July 9, 2018
Share Your Opinion On A Ballot Measure For $75
For $75, Arizonans can submit a 300-word argument for or against an upcoming ballot measure that will be published in a pamphlet that's going to be mailed to the homes of all 3.6 million registered voters ahead of the Nov. 6 general election.
July 9, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Kyrsten Sinema - U.S. Senate
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 6, 2018
Which AZ Ballot Measures Made The Deadline?
On Thursday Arizona saw a string of press conferences and watched as box after box full of petitions were unloaded at the state Capitol.
July 6, 2018
Marijuana Legalization Doesnt Make It On Ballot
Arizonans aren't going to get a chance to decide whether they want to legalize recreational use of marijuana, at least not this year.
July 6, 2018
Goddard Outlaw Dark Money Initiative Will Make November Ballot
Organizers of the "Outlaw Dirty Money" campaign, lead by former Attorney General Terry Goddard, submitted more than 285,000 signatures Thursday to put the issue to voters. That's only about 25,000 more than need to be found valid to have the constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot.
July 6, 2018
 Invest In Ed Turns In Hundreds Of Thousands Of Signatures
A proposal to increase taxes on Arizona’s wealthiest residents to generate more funding for public education may be headed to the November ballot. Supporters of the Invest in Education Act needed 150,000 certified signatures. They turned in nearly twice that many.
What Will Arizona Voters See On Their November Ballots?
July 5, 2018
Arizona Elections: Debbie Lesko - 8th Congressional District
Debbie Lesko is the current congresswoman in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Lesko defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in a race that was closer than most expected in a district where President Donald Trump had proven to be very popular.
July 5, 2018

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