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Scottsdale Doctor Advises Against Attending Rallies
While President Trump is paying visits to several places in Arizona ahead of November’s election, Scottsdale doctor Susan Hughes believes the people attending the rallies should quarantine following their potential exposure to COVID-19.
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What To Expect From The First Presidential Debate
The first general election debate is scheduled for Tuesday evening. One local political analyst says the small audience and respected moderator means this debate will probably be more civil than ones in years past.
Sept. 27, 2020
Q&AZ: What Are The Rules For Campaign Signs?
A Glendale listener asked if it was legal for political campaigns to mount their signs above other campaign signs. City zoning codes do limit the size of campaign signs, but don't say much about how high they can be mounted.
Sept. 28, 2020
Ducey, McSally Want Quick Vote On SCOTUS Nominee
Both Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Martha McSally want a quick vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee for the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sept. 27, 2020
Fontes Wants Judge To Rule On Casting Ballots Via Video Conference
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes wants a court to bless the practice he is using that allows some people to cast a ballot by video conference.
Sept. 27, 2020
WATCH: Trump Announces U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
President Donald Trump announced his nominee Saturday to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18.
Sept. 26, 2020
Grijalva Believes Trump Will Challenge Results Of November Election
On Friday, Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva said he believes President Trump will challenge the results of the November election should he lose.
Sept. 25, 2020
Martha McSallys Second Chance Depends On A New Narrative
It’s one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate contests in the country. But the race between Republican Sen. Martha McSally and Democrat Mark Kelly is special for another reason. For McSally, the race is also a second chance.
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Sept. 28, 2020
AZ Will Redraw Voting Districts In 2021; State Wants Public Input
Arizona will set new boundaries for its legislative and congressional districts in 2021. The lines will be drawn by an independent redistricting commission. And the process begins with public input on commission candidates.
Sept. 25, 2020
Mexican President Faces Backlash After Mussolini Reference
Some opponents of President Trump have accused him of using fascist references in his speeches. And Mexico’s president is also receiving similar accusations after mentioning one of the most notorious dictators in history.
Sept. 25, 2020
Ducey: People In Long-Term Care Will Have Chance To Vote
This week, Gov. Doug Ducey exchanged a series of increasingly pointed letters with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, about the changes she's seeking, which she says would ensure voters aren't disenfranchised during the pandemic. The changes would primarily impact those in long-term care.
Sept. 25, 2020
Legislative Democrat Calling For Colleagues To Take Up Police Reforms
In response to the decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed Dion Johnson, State Rep. Reginald Bolding said, "We must continue to seek legislative changes to ensure this type of violence is not allowed to continue unchecked."
Sept. 25, 2020
Indigenous Groups Protest Border Wall Construction
Construction pushes forward on President Donald Trump's border wall in southern Arizona, despite a cascade of lawsuits over the environmental impacts and considerations, and after a brutal battle in Washington over how to fund it. But a small group of indigenous protesters, some from tribes not even recognized by the federal government, are not giving up.
Sept. 24, 2020
Ducey Asks Brnovich To Join Fight Over Election Procedures
Gov. Doug Ducey and Secretary of State Katie Hobbs are feuding over election procedures, specifically around the ability of people in nursing homes or similar facilities to vote even if in-person assistance isn’t possible. The governor has asked Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate.
Sept. 24, 2020
Scottsdale To Repeal Mask Mandate; County Rule Still In Effect
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane announced Sept. 21 the city would be rescinding a mask mandate that had been put in place in mid-June. On Sept. 22, Honor Health — Scottsdale’s largest employer — as well as the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce issued statements criticizing the rollback of the mandate.
Sept. 24, 2020
Group Gives $875K To 8 Dem Legislative Candidates
The political arm of the League of Conservation Voters is funneling $875,000 towards eight Democratic incumbents and challengers.
Sept. 24, 2020
Commission On Judicial Performance Review Publishes 2020 Ratings
The Arizona Commission on Judicial Performance Review has published its official findings for the judges on the 2020 general election ballot.
Sept. 23, 2020
Disability Groups Working To Ensure People With Disabilities Can Vote
People with intellectual or developmental disabilities can face several hurdles when it comes to exercising their right to vote. One hurdle comes down to stigma. Another is access.
Sept. 23, 2020
Maricopa County Attorney Calls For Body Cameras For All AZ Officers
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel is calling for body-cameras statewide just days after she announced she would not seek criminal charges against the trooper who fatally shot a Black man during a May traffic stop in Phoenix. Trooper George Cervantes was not wearing a body camera when he shot Dion Johnson.
Sept. 23, 2020
Campaigns Need To Talk More To Latino Voters To Win Their Votes
Democrats and Republicans both see Latinos as a key voting bloc in the upcoming elections. The Show spoke with Daniel Garza, president of the Libre Initiative, about how important he thinks Latino voters will be this fall.
Sept. 23, 2020
Memorial Honors Submariners Lost In Line Of Duty
Phoenix typically isn’t identified with submarines for some pretty obvious reasons. But there is a strong retired military presence in Arizona and an interest among many in military history. The Show spoke with Marcus Hensley, the co-chair of the Arizona Silent Service Memorial effort, who has also served on submarines.
Sept. 23, 2020

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