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No peace between Meghan McCain and U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake
Meghan McCain says Republican Kari Lake’s attempts to mend bridges that Lake burned as a gubernatorial candidate in 2022 are disingenuous and likely fueled by poor polling in the U.S. Senate race Lake is now running.
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The Arizona Senate passed a bill on party lines that would give teachers or administrators at public and charter schools the option to read and post the Ten Commandments.
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers voiced support for embattled University of Arizona President Robert Robbins as he navigates a financial crisis at the university – but other lawmakers say more needs to be done.
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Seventeen Arizona House lawmakers are taking a trip to Israel in March, putting a pause on the chamber’s work.
A bill that would have forbidden representations of Satan on public property failed in the state Senate on Thursday when two Republicans opposed it alongside all the chamber’s Democrats.
Arizona state Sen. Anthony Kern (R-Glendale) said his bill was modeled after a similar piece of legislation passed last year that gave rebates to families who have children younger than 17.
Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs are scheduled to begin budget negotiations to figure out how to deal with a massive deficit.
As the youngest candidate elected to Congress last year, Florida Democratic Rep. Maxwell Frost says Spanglish was key in connecting with voters.
Tech giants including Microsoft, Meta, Google, Amazon, X, OpenAI and TikTok unveiled an agreement on Friday aimed at mitigating the risk that artificial intelligence will disrupt elections in 2024.
Republicans move immigration bills despite veto threat
Republican lawmakers at the Arizona Legislature advanced multiple immigration bills Wednesday that drew comparisons to the controversial SB 1070 immigration law that passed over a decade ago.
West Valley congresswoman Debbie Lesko announced on Tuesday that she’s running for a seat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. She had previously voted to overturn presidential election results that the Republican-led board had been accused of manipulating.
Pima County says migrant care costs $1 million a week. Losing federal funds means stopping services
Pima County is scaling back operations amid a federal funding shortfall for migrant and asylum-seeker care. This means Casa Alitas in Tucson is laying off more than two dozen staff members.
Arizona Board of Regents defends UA
ABOR said UA cemented its compliance with legal and ethical standards by instituting four layers of oversight, including internal and external operations compliance as well as oversight in enrollment leadership and weekly meetings with Human Resources.
Roughly 750,000 families benefited from the Arizona Families Rebate program. But in January, the IRS announced those rebates were subject to federal income taxes.
The Show spoke with late Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's son, Scott O'Connor, about why he says the idea of a statue honoring his mother at the U.S. Capitol is redundant.
The Show spoke with KJZZ's Camryn Sanchez all about housing discussions at the Arizona Capitol.
The Show spoke with Ariel Koren, founder and executive director of Respond Crisis Translation, about a new rule change that requires asylum seekers who don't speak English to provide their own interpreters for interviews.
Arizona lawmakers representing the area want to make sure the state budget secures funding to further extend State Route 24 in the fast-growing southeast Valley, but the state is facing a budget deficit.
Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell took a swipe at New York's DA in the case of a man arrested in Arizona for two stabbings who is also sough in a NYC killing.
State lawmakers have advanced a proposal to require Arizona public school students to take financial literacy classes Some states have laws requiring students to learn about things like credit card interest, investing and how to do their taxes. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. J.D. Mesnard (R-Chandler), says that Arizona should make it a requirement, too.
Gov. Katie Hobbs’ administration announced two changes to the state’s Medicaid program that she says will give more Arizona kids access to health care and support families of children with disabilities.