Arizona Elections

Mexico-U.S. Imports And Exports Fall Almost 50%
Mexico is the United States’ main trading partner. But trade between both countries has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as imports and exports dropped historically.
Prayer Vigil Held At Perryville As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons
Families and supporters of women incarcerated at the Perryville prison in Goodyear held a vigil on Sunday to show their support and ask for their loved ones to be released as COVID-19 spreads through Arizona prisons.
Map: Coronavirus Cases Reported In Arizona Prisons
April 28, 2020
AMLO Includes USMCA Trade Agreement In His Pandemic Plan
After almost three years of negotiations, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, known as USMCA, will take effect July 1. On Friday, the Trump administration notified Congress of the new agreement date, and the Mexican president is including it in his economic plan to face the pandemic.
April 27, 2020
Arizona Small Businesses Still Waiting For Federal Aid
The first round of loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program to help small businesses have been issued. Congress approved another $321 billion to be distributed starting today. Many small businesses around Arizona are still waiting.
April 27, 2020
Brnovich Petitions Supreme Court For Ruling On Election Laws
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on state election laws.
April 27, 2020
April 23 Marks A Decade Of AZs Infamous SB 1070
Today marks a decade since former Gov. Jan Brewer signed the so-called “show me your papers” law, or SB 1070. The infamous law left a mark on Arizona’s immigrant community that still hasn’t fully healed, despite parts of the law being declared unconstitutional.
April 23, 2020
Ugenti-Rita: AZ Lawmakers Want To Get Back To Work
Plans to adjourn the state's 2020 legislative session on May 1 have been put on hold. But were all legislative members even aware of this initial plan?
April 23, 2020
Political Fundraiser: Just Stop Asking For Money
Recent fundraising numbers show Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly continuing to bring in money that analysts say is reminiscent of presidential campaigns. But fundraising for a political campaign during COVID-19 and its fallout isn't met kindly by some.
April 23, 2020
Trump Signs Immigration Order Pausing Green Cards
President Trump said during Wednesday’s press briefing that he’d signed a proclamation to pause the issuing of green cards to certain people outside the United States. The Migration Policy Institute estimates that it could affect at least 52,000 people.
April 23, 2020
Plans To Adjourn Legislative Session On May 1 On Hold
Plans to adjourn the state legislative session on May 1 are on hold. Republican leaders had previously agreed to close out the session on May 1 with the expectation of returning for a special session in the summer.
April 22, 2020
Journalist: This Pandemic Is A Disaster For Feminism
There will be many casualties of the coronavirus — from lost loved ones all over the world to job losses and ongoing economic fallout. But, another casualty of the coronavirus will likely be women’s independence, according to Helen Lewis.
April 22, 2020
Arizona Legislature To Pull Plug On Virus-Plagued Session
Republican leaders of the Arizona Legislature who have been hoping to return to finish a coronavirus-interrupted session are instead planning to adjourn on May 1 and come back at Gov. Doug Ducey's call when state finances are more certain.
April 22, 2020
Washington And Private Sectors Push Mexico To Open Industries
While some states in the U.S. plan to reopen businesses closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Mexican government is being pushed to allow certain industries to operate again — and part of that pressure is coming from Washington.
April 21, 2020
What Happens If USPS Runs Out Of Money?
The U.S. Postal Service is in trouble. In a statement, the postmaster general said, “At a time when America needs the Postal Service more than ever, the reason we are so needed is having a devastating effect on our business.”
April 21, 2020
Protesters At Arizona Capitol Crowd Governors Lobby
On April 20, the demonstrators carried their signs and chanted in defiance in the Executive Tower, which houses the governor’s office. Dozens of people crowded into the tower’s lobby, violating social distancing guidelines to make their point.
April 21, 2020
Sister Helen Prejean Calls On Gov. Ducey To Show Compassion, Release Arizona Inmates
Sister Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking," talked with KJZZ about the importance of compassion and why she believes elderly, medically vulnerable and terminally ill inmates should be released from Arizona state prisons.
April 21, 2020
Protesters Gather At Capitol To Object Business Closures
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Capitol on Monday — virtually none wearing masks — to object to orders by Gov. Doug Ducey requiring people to stay at home and closing what he says are non-essential businesses.
April 20, 2020
Former Acting CDC Director: Pandemic A Mirror For Society
Some of the problems we’re seeing right now related to COVID-19 have their roots in policy decisions made in the past. That’s according to Richard Besser, who writes that crises such as this “provide a mirror for our society and the actions we take — or fail to take.”
April 20, 2020
WATCH: White House Coronavirus Briefing
Get the latest updates on the outbreak from the White House coronavirus task force. Video is usually scheduled to begin around 2 p.m. Arizona time daily.
April 20, 2020
Arizona Cities, Towns Prepare For Dire Budget Season
It’s budget season for Arizona cities and towns, and local leaders are scrambling to determine the impact the coronavirus will have on their spending plans in the next fiscal year. One common problem they all face is a significant drop in state-shared revenues.
April 20, 2020
Former Health Director: Protesters Endangering Their Communities
Protestors are expected to march on the Arizona Capitol Sunday against the state’s social distancing rules that they say needlessly harm the economy. But public health experts say they’re exposing themselves to a needless risk and endangering public health.
April 18, 2020