Arizona Elections

The motion for another round of litigation, filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, comes after attorneys for the Senate failed to meet a deadline to rehire former staffer Talonya Adams and pay her more than $350,000 in damages and back pay.
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would require anyone voting at an emergency voting center to sign an affidavit.
April 9, 2019
A controversial bill that would allow employers to pay young people less than the minimum wage appears dead at the Capitol.
April 9, 2019
The fight in Mexico for equality and justice for women is going beyond borders. A Mexican feminist group is now opening a branch in the United States. Hijas de la MX is a non-partisan women’s rights collective that emerged in February on social media.
April 8, 2019
Arizona has been called a purple state by some analysts for several election cycles, but 2018 may have actually been an example of the tide turning — at least Democrats are hoping so.
April 8, 2019
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s departure from her post comes as Arizona’s congressional representatives are calling for changes to the U.S’s relationship with Mexico.
April 8, 2019
There is an ongoing controversy happening right now over free speech on the University of Arizona’s campus after the university’s president announced two students are being charged with misdemeanors after protesting a Border Patrol event on campus.
April 8, 2019
As thousands of migrants continue to arrive at the U.S. border seeking asylum, and President Trump ramps up his rhetoric and policies attempting to stem illegal and legal immigration, research from the London School of Economics took a broader historical view on the phenomenon.
April 8, 2019
Negotiations over Brexit are approaching yet another deadline, and two major democracies are going to the polls this week.
April 8, 2019
President Donald Trump's homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, abruptly resigned Sunday afternoon.
April 8, 2019
Funding for public education was a big issue at the state capitol even before the #RedForEd movement took off last year, resulting in a strike and lawmakers approving a pay raise for teachers.
April 8, 2019
The Arizona Senate could yet debate a proposal to allow employers to pay younger workers less than the minimum wage. The bill is back on the agenda of the Rules Committee on Monday afternoon and, for a weekly look at what’s to come at the Arizona Legislature, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times, joined The Show
April 8, 2019
The president of the Arizona Education Association said it would take a lot for teachers to repeat last year’s strike, but isn’t ruling one out if lawmakers do not commit to better funding for education.
April 8, 2019
A 1991 Arizona law that prohibits talking about the LGBTQ community in a positive light when providing HIV and AIDS education in Arizona schools is being challenged in court.
April 8, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said that more unaccompanied minors are attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. He said as many as 300-350 minors a day are crossing and that there aren’t any sustainable solutions to curb the issue.
April 8, 2019
All 50 states saw increases in average teacher salaries over the last decade, but when adjusting for inflation, there was only an increase in 14 states. There were decreases in 36 states, including Arizona, which saw a decrease of almost 10 percent.
April 5, 2019
Voters elect legislators, and legislators in turn write laws to meet the needs of those who put them in office. But some laws are not the work of legislators. Some laws were written by special interest groups to serve a specific agenda.
April 5, 2019
The Department of Agriculture has proposed changes to SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps.
April 5, 2019
Victims of child rape and sexual abuse won't get more time to sue their assailants, at least not this year.
April 5, 2019
The Tempe City Council will make a final decision at a special city meeting on April 12. Former students of a school Councilman Kolby Granville taught at allege he facilitated underage drinking and made unwanted sexual advances toward them after they graduated.
April 4, 2019
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally delivered the keynote address today at a National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment.
April 5, 2019

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