Arizona Elections

AZ Democratic Leaders Campaign Online For Biden
While President Trump continues to hold in-person campaign rallies, Democrats in Arizona have been going online to make the case for Joe Biden.
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Phoenix Senior Centers To Get COVID-19 Remodels
When Phoenix eventually reopens its senior centers they’ll look much different. The city will hire an outside consultant to look over the city’s 15 senior centers to help determine what changes to make.
June 9, 2020
WATCH: U.S. House Policing Hearing
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on racial profiling and policing following the killing of George Floyd. The hearings follow congressional Democrats unveiling legislation that would amount to major reforms for the nation's police departments.
June 10, 2020
Hobbs Wants Confederate Monument Removed From Capitol Mall
Arizona’s Secretary of State wants to remove a monument commemorating the Confederacy from Wesley Bolin Plaza, across the street from the state capitol. Katie Hobbs’ plan is to put the monument into long-term storage at the Arizona Capitol Museum, which her office operates.
June 9, 2020
Boas: Its Time For Phoenix To Fund Its Police Review Board
Cities across the country are considering what to do with their local law enforcement agencies. Should they “defund” the police as some are calling for? If not, what modifications need to happen to move past the concerns of systemic racism in police forces?
June 8, 2020
BBC Look-Ahead: Protests Spread Worldwide Over Killing Of George Floyd
As protests continue here in Arizona and around the country in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, they’re also taking place outside the U.S. With The Show via Skype for our weekly look at some of the key international stories in the coming days is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
June 8, 2020
Is Ducey Sending Wrong Message By Not Wearing Mask?
A top official at Banner Health says leaders should lead by example when it comes to wearing face masks. At public events, Gov. Doug Ducey doesn't wear one.
June 8, 2020
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.
June 5, 2020
Judge: Social Security Cant Withhold Benefits From Same-Sex Couples
A federal judge in Tucson has ruled the Social Security Administration cannot withhold survivor’s benefits from some same-sex couples, even if they were not married for the required amount of time to get those benefits before one spouse passed away. Attorney Peter Renn talked about the ruling that will have nationwide impacts.
June 5, 2020
WATCH: President Trump Speaks About Strong Jobs Report
President Donald Trump is speaking about the unexpectedly strong jobs report at the White House on Friday morning.
June 5, 2020
Phoenix Makes The Shortlist For Republican National Convention
Plans to hold the Republican National Convention in North Carolina have fallen through, and Phoenix is now on the short list of potential new locations. But a Democratic state lawmaker has concerns.
June 5, 2020
Report Shows Voting Inequities In Indian Country
Many states plan to rely more heavily on a mail-in ballot system with the coronavirus and social distancing in mind. But a report released Thursday says that’s problematic for tribes.
June 4, 2020
Some Student Loans Helped By CARES Act
The CARES Act includes provisions to help borrowers pay back their federal student loans, such as automatically suspending both principal and interest payments through September. But, while that applies to the majority of federal student loans, it doesn’t include all of them.
June 4, 2020
What Arizonans Need To Know About Jacob Wohl
Jacob Wohl is infamous due to finance-related allegations against him. The Corporation Commission determined that Wohl hadn't been honest in efforts to get tens of thousands of dollars from people for his investment firm. Recently, Arizona's Attorney General's Office decided it would pursue Wohl.
June 4, 2020
AZ Rep. Bolding Wants More Info On Dion Johnson Killing
On Memorial Day, Dion Johnson, an African American man, was fatally shot by a DPS trooper. Johnson’s death, along with that of George Floyd in Minneapolis and others, has been the impetus behind many of the protests that have taken place in Phoenix and nationwide since May 25. It’s also one of the reasons legislative Democrats have called for a special session, to take up several police reform measures.
June 4, 2020
Brnovich Offers To Oversee Police Shooting, Use-Of-Force Investigations
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said his office is willing to provide oversight of investigations into police shootings and excessive use-of-force cases. In a letter Wednesday to Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP legislative leaders, Brnovich wrote “it is imperative that we maintain public confidence” in those investigations.
June 4, 2020
Phoenix Budget In Limbo Over Police Department Oversight Office
The issue of police oversight leaves Phoenix’s budget in limbo — at least for a few more days. On Wednesday night, after a meeting that lasted more than five hours, the City Council failed to pass a tentative budget.
June 4, 2020
Arizona In The Running To Host Republican National Convention
Several states are vying to host President Donald Trump when he accepts his party’s nomination later this year, after Trump officially pulled the plug on North Carolina because of the state's concerns over the coronavirus.
June 4, 2020
Lawmakers Want Answers About Eviction Prevention Plan
In March, Arizona set up a program to help cover rent for people who have lost income due to the pandemic. About 11,000 have applied for relief but most have not received anything. Now, some state legislators want answers from the housing department.
June 3, 2020
9th Circuit Hears Ousted Lawmaker Don Shooters Appeal
A federal court heard arguments Tuesday over lawmakers’ ability to remove fellow members. Attorneys for the state and a former House speaker argued the legislature can remove a member for any reason, including political affiliation and race-- as long as they get a two-thirds vote.
June 3, 2020
Why Phoenix Leaders Won’t Open City Pools
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department director had a plan to open public pools this summer, but city leaders failed to reach an agreement and they will remain closed.
June 3, 2020

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