Arizona Elections

The ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona are suing Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery over public records. They say the county attorney’s stonewalling and delay tactics in response to a large public records request submitted by investigative journalist Sean Holstege is illegal.
3 hours ago
In addition to the budget, Arizona lawmakers are also considering a bill that would allow some students on the Navajo Nation to continue using their Empowerment Scholarship Accounts at a New Mexico private school.
May 24, 2019
Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar said his office has the highest travel spending of all members of the House of Representatives because he is keeping in touch with constituents.
May 24, 2019
The House worked until about 2 a.m. Friday. Both chambers plan to return at 10 a.m. today. The plan has solid majority Republican support in the House but falls far short of Senate votes.
May 24, 2019
Over the last several months, some Arizona Republican legislators have tried — and failed — to push forward controversial bills that would curtail political or religious talk in the classroom.
May 23, 2019
The $11.8 billion dollar state budget cleared its first hurdles Wednesday as the package of spending and tax cuts was approved by a pair of legislative panels.
May 23, 2019
Arizona voters are now closer to the next election. Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation setting the primary for state and local elections to the first Tuesday in August instead of the last Tuesday of the month.
May 23, 2019
If legislative leadership accepts changes to a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims who were sexually abused as children, it would remove Sen. Paul Boyer’s threat to hold up a budget vote.
May 23, 2019
The unofficial election results in Phoenix show Betty Guardado and Carlos Garcia winning City Council seats. The clerk’s office says about 60 ballots need to be counted.
May 22, 2019
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who is popular with conservative evangelicals, is expected to take a senior role with the Department of Homeland Security.
May 22, 2019
Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, joined The Show to talk about how the budget handles health care concerns.
May 22, 2019
Republican legislative leaders introduced a nearly $12 billion budget plan Tuesday, but plan’s future is uncertain. Several Senate Republicans say they will not vote for it in its current form.
May 22, 2019
Is Arizona shaping up to be a political battleground in next year’s elections?
May 22, 2019
Rep. Ben Toma’s criminal justice reform bill would ensure that people can’t be sentenced as a "repeat offender" unless they have actually been previously convicted of a crime.
May 22, 2019
A legal opinion made public earlier this month could affect the number of executions certain states can carry out.
May 22, 2019
Phoenix could soon have two new council members. The city clerk's office is still counting ballots from the runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different, just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
One controversial portion of the Arizona GOP budget proposal would repeal a $32 vehicle registration fee over five years. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said she won’t vote for the budget unless the fee is dropped entirely.
May 22, 2019
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday defended tax cuts in the budget deal they made with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey despite demands from teachers for an end to further revenue cuts until schools are fully funded.
May 22, 2019
About 200 women — and some men — gathered outside the capitol Tuesday in support and protest of recent abortion restrictions enacted in Alabama and seven other states.
May 22, 2019
The Phoenix City Clerk’s Office is still counting ballots from Tuesday’s runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different — just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of the Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.
May 21, 2019

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