Arizona Elections

The Maricopa City Council will vote next month on whether to adopt new one-time development fees, which would help pay for Parks and Recreation facilities, streets, police and fire.
After a week of packed committee agendas, state lawmakers are expected to debate a number of bills on the floor of the Arizona House or Senate this week.
Feb. 25, 2019
The Gila River Indian Community will provide the promised 500,000 acre-feet of water for Arizona's Drought Contingency Plan after an assurance that legislation the tribe opposed is dead.
Feb. 25, 2019
Supporters behind an Arizona proposal requiring petitioners collect signatures proportionately from all 30 legislative districts say it would level the playing field between urban and rural communities.
Feb. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: Venezuela — After A Tense Weekend, What Is The Way Forward?
The situation in Venezuela continued to escalate, with clashes and demonstrations erupting over the question of international intervention to remove President Nicolas Maduro U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself president of Venezuela last month, demanding President Maduro step down.
Feb. 25, 2019
A one-of-its-kind customs project to speed deliveries from Mesa airport to Mexico is — literally — taking off. The project is called SkyBridge, and it was was created by Mesa officials and business developers, along with their Mexican counterparts.
Feb. 25, 2019
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicked off a "mission for Arizona" Saturday as he launched his U.S. Senate campaign with a rally in Tucson, the city where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. Kelly also held a campaign rally on Sunday in Phoenix at The Van Buren.
Feb. 24, 2019
Arizona Public Service — the state’s largest utility — has announced a significant move toward massive batteries and, likely, away from coal power. With that, it will also capture solar energy and add that alternative power to the grid.
Feb. 22, 2019
The Takeaway: Hearing Over Ballot Fraud In North Carolina Centers Around One Political Operative
Elections officials in North Carolina continued to hear testimony on Tuesday regarding allegations of ballot fraud of November's congressional election, which may have swung the results.
Feb. 22, 2019
Arizona lawmakers approved three measures that could result in fewer children being vaccinated, this, despite objections from doctors and other medical professionals who say the changes could undermine public health.
Feb. 22, 2019
Yeme's civil war — combined with economic struggles — have pushed the nation into a humanitarian crisis. Journalist Iona Craig has been reporting from Yemen for nearly a decade, and she is in the Valley for a presentation Thursday evening.
Feb. 21, 2019
Arizona is one of three states without an explicit ban on texting while driving, although the issue has come up at the Arizona Legislature each of the past several years.
Feb. 21, 2019
Republican lawmakers are pushing a bill forward at the Arizona Capitol that would place new restrictions on citizen initiatives and the people hired to gather signatures to get them on the ballot.
Feb. 21, 2019
An Arizona Senate bill that would have created a statewide database of DNA has been dramatically scaled back and then was amended again, all within 72 hours. Arizona Republic reporter Bree Burkitt was at the hearing where the bill passed, and she joined The Show.
Feb. 21, 2019
The Arizona Public Safety House Committee voted 5-2 this week to send the debate over medical marijuana edibles to the full House chamber.
Feb. 21, 2019
Since the Phoenix VA became the flashpoint for inadequate care, Arizona's congressional members have been involved with attempts to bring improvements. At the center of those efforts has been Sen. Kyrsten Sinema​.
Feb. 20, 2019
While the job market has been relatively strong and the overall U.S. economy has been recession-free for close to a decade, wages for people not at the top of the salary chain have been less than impressive.
Feb. 20, 2019
A bill moving through the Arizona House could give landlords the power to evict tenants who pay their rent with help from housing vouchers, nonprofits and churches. The bill moved out of committee this week.
Feb. 20, 2019
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers on Tuesday said he would not advance his repeal of Arizona’s water forfeiture law. The bill has led the Gila River Indian Community to threaten to pull out of the Colorado River drought plan.
Feb. 19, 2019
In Arizona, veterans are nearly four times as likely as other residents to die by suicide, according to an ASU study in 2016. The House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee unanimously passed a bill to establish an annual report of veteran suicides in the state.
Feb. 19, 2019
Mexico will allow congress re-elections for the first time in nearly a century. With that in mind, two Mexican entrepreneurs developed a tool to monitor legislators; an instrument that they hope will empower democracy in Mexico and in other parts of the world.
Feb. 19, 2019

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