Arizona Elections

Attackers shot up a car Thursday night belonging to the mayor of an important Sonora port city near the popular beach resort town San Carlos. Guaymas Mayor Sara Valle was alone at her house guarded by two police officers when unidentified attackers shot her car parked on the street outside at least 40 times.
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The Arizona Supreme Court will issue a ruling Monday morning that will decide whether business owners can deny service to customers based on those owners’ religious beliefs.
Sept. 14, 2019
To talk about the GOP getting rid of its 2020 Presidential Preference Election, along with Andy Biggs moving up in the Freedom Caucus and more, Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera joined The Show.
Sept. 13, 2019
It’s not clear yet if Beto O’Rourke and other struggling candidates did enough to move the needle or if Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and others going after Joe Biden will chip away at his poll numbers.
Sept. 12, 2019
Former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony earlier this summer re-asserted what was already known: Russia has been working to affect U.S. elections by hacking into databases and sowing disagreements in multiple ways on social media.
Sept. 12, 2019
The U.S. military is looking to use artificial intelligence to help pilots. Initial iterations of Skyborg have been tested in Yuma and officials hope to eventually be able to produce drones for a few million dollars each.
Sept. 12, 2019
Crime in the U.S. has been on the decline since the 1990s, but findings from the Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey for the last few years may suggest that trend is reversing.
Sept. 12, 2019
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has named the seven-member citizen committee tasked with evaluating candidates to replace Bill Montgomery as county attorney. Applications for the interim job are due on Sept. 18.
Sept. 12, 2019
The Tucson city council and the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a new ordinance raising the age to buy nicotine products from 18 to 21 years old. The new law is aimed at preventing teenagers from getting older friends to buy vaping devices and traditional cigarettes.
Sept. 12, 2019
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs has been elected Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. He will replace Mark Meadows of North Carolina.
Sept. 11, 2019
Standing out among 60 representatives at the state House isn’t always easy, but freshman Democratic Rep. Alma Hernandez, the sister of fellow Rep. Daniel Hernandez, isn’t just making waves here at home, she’s also drawing national attention.
Sept. 11, 2019
Arizona is joining a multi-state investigation into Google’s business practices.
Sept. 11, 2019
The Trump administration sought to increase pressure on Mexico to stop people migrating before they reach the southwest border on Tuesday, showing White House officials' increasing demands, even as Mexico cracks down on through migration.
Sept. 11, 2019
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to President Trump’s announcement that he canceled secret talks scheduled at Camp David with members of the Taliban and Afghan government officials.
Sept. 10, 2019
The state Democratic Party will be holding a preference election in March, and independent voters want in. If Arizona independents want to participate in the Democratic presidential preference election in March, they'd have to first change their party. And that has people across the political spectrum demanding change.
Sept. 10, 2019
The Arizona Republican Party decided to opt out of the presidential preference primary in March, so registered Republicans will not be able to cast a vote for any of President Trump’s primary challengers. This isn’t the first time a state party has chosen not to hold a presidential preference election, but why has the GOP decided against one this time?
Sept. 10, 2019
Several Democratic women remain in the race to get the party’s presidential nomination and the opportunity to directly challenge President Trump’s campaign for a second term in the White House.
Sept. 10, 2019
Four Arizona mayors are advocating for action on the Bipartisan Background Check Act of 2019 that would require universal background checks on gun purchasers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far resisted calls for him to bring the bill to the floor, arguing President Trump wouldn’t sign it anyway.
Sept. 10, 2019
The trial of humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren captured headlines around the country. But despite the government’s claim that Warren had illegally helped border crossers evade immigration authorities in Arizona’s borderlands, his trial ended in a hung jury in June.
Sept. 10, 2019
A state lawmaker who said black and Hispanic communities “are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them" clarified those comments.
Sept. 9, 2019
Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona have run the ballot language by legislative council, essentially state lawmakers’ in-house legal team.
Sept. 9, 2019

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