Arizona Elections

A top Arizona Democrat is accusing the Republican House speaker of risking the collapse of a drought plan for the Colorado River by pushing legislation that has angered the Gila River Indian Community, a key player in the negotiations.
President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union on Tuesday. NPR reporters covering the White House, Congress and more annotated his remarks and the Democratic response live, adding context and analysis.
Feb. 5, 2019
Outside investigators have been named to assist in an ethics investigation of state representatives David Stringer. The team will be led by a former assistant Arizona attorney general.
Feb. 4, 2019
International talks with the Taliban are slated to take place Tuesday in Moscow, and Americans aren’t the only ones gearing up for a State of the Union speech this week.
Feb. 4, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has made early use of his veto pen. On Friday, he vetoed a bill that would have conformed Arizona’s tax code with the federal one, calling it irresponsible.
Feb. 4, 2019
As the debate in Washington continues over securing the border, and whether President Trump’s wall should be included in that picture, The Show is hearing from some local voices about what they think border security requires.
Feb. 4, 2019
On Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan, hours ahead of a federally-imposed deadline. But the Bureau of Reclamation asked states for input on potential water cutbacks they could have to make, saying “close isn’t done.”
Feb. 4, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court says it cannot find state Rep. David Stringer’s application to practice law in the state. Critics wanted to know if he disclosed the fact that he was arrested on multiple charges including child pornography when he was living in Maryland in the 1980s.
Feb. 4, 2019
The proposition would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2025. Ads run by Prop 127 supporters accused the attorney general of being "corrupt'' and that he was helping to "rig'' the election.''
Feb. 4, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed changes to the state tax code that the legislature just approved Thursday. In vetoing the plan, Ducey said the legislation is an “irresponsible measure that hastily changes Arizona's tax laws without any reliable data to back it up.''
Feb. 1, 2019
A few days ago, the Arizona Republican and Democratic parties chose their chairs. On Thursday, The Show spoke with Democrat Felecia Rotellini. She was re-elected chair following a successful 2018. Today, The Show was joined by Kelli Ward.
Feb. 1, 2019
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, whose fundraising practices have drawn scrutiny in the past, appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the recent midterm campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Feb. 1, 2019
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate voted Thursday to conform Arizona's income tax deductions to federal law, which is what Gov. Doug Ducey wanted.
Feb. 1, 2019
A new investigation by the State Bar of Arizona is looking into whether State Representative David Stringer hid a criminal record when he applied to practice law in Arizona.
Jan. 31, 2019
Some immigrants in federal detention facilities are on a hunger strike — including detainees in Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco. Now the Associated Press has learned that immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants at the El Paso Process Center.
Jan. 31, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled last April that a student with DACA status was not eligible for lower in-state tuition. Now a Republican has introduced legislation that would allow any student who graduates from an Arizona high school to qualify for in-state tuition, and immigration status isn’t mentioned at all.
Jan. 31, 2019
The Arizona Democratic and Republican parties selected their chairs. November’s results were the best Democrats had seen here, arguably, in decades with a U.S. Senate victory, along with wins in three statewide offices and a number of key legislative victories.
Jan. 31, 2019
Arizona is already getting a taste of the 2020 presidential race. On Wednesday, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz visited Arizona State University to discuss his new book and why he may run for president.
Jan. 31, 2019
The text of the Equal Rights Amendment is just 24 words long and it would add to the U.S. Constitution just one thing: Equal rights under the law regardless of sex.
Jan. 31, 2019
More U.S. moms die in or soon after childbirth than any other place in the developed world.
Jan. 31, 2019
Podcast Playlist: Podcasts That Bridge The Political Divide
On the podcast, Hidden Brain, scientist John Hibbing looks into the psychological differences between a liberal and a conservative.
Jan. 31, 2019

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