Arizona Elections

Mexico's Senate is confronting the Mexican president and wants him to stand against President Donald Trump's plans to stop migration. But, instead, the Mexican federal government sees progress.
Arizona’s three public universities have had to look for alternative funding methods over the past decade. One of the effects of the Great Recession was a significant reduction in money from the state.
July 8, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was photographed wearing a pair of Nike shoes just two days after blasting the company on Twitter for pulling a shoe featuring the original design of the American flag.
July 5, 2019
Arizona’s former head of public schools, Diane Douglas, has accused her successor, Kathy Hoffman, and Secretary of State Katie Hobbs of promoting pedophilia. “I was appalled,” Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said. “I found the comments to be abhorrent and deeply offensive. … It’s incredibly damaging to the LGBTQ community and anyone who is a victim of sexual abuse.”
July 4, 2019
From Ferguson to Phoenix, the barrage of negative headlines concerning police nationwide is causing college students to reconsider careers in law enforcement.
July 3, 2019
The fight over climate change has been one of the most intense public policy debates on the national and international stage. Though a great majority of the public believes in climate change’s existence, many elected officials have refused to agree with that assessment.
July 3, 2019
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek to retry a humanitarian aid worker they say illegally harbored two undocumented migrants from Central America in southern Arizona. This is the government’s second attempt after the case last month ended in a mistrial.
July 2, 2019
Among the bills Gov. Ducey signed into law last month is one that will require medical marijuana to be tested for contaminants. Not following the law could lead dispensaries to face fines of up to $1,000 per violation.
July 2, 2019
The relationship between the U.S. and Iran has been strained over the past couple of weeks. On Monday, Iran violated a key provision of the 2015 deal meant to curb its nuclear program.
July 2, 2019
On Colin Kaepernick's recommendation, Nike canceled a shoe featuring a Betsy Ross-themed American flag. In a 2 a.m. Twitter thread, Gov. Ducey announced that he was pulling state funds from a proposed Nike factory in Goodyear.
July 2, 2019
A delegation of representatives led by the congressional Hispanic caucus Monday visited immigrant detention facilities in El Paso and Clint, Texas. Arizona Democratic Rep. Greg Stanton, who was part of the delegation, called for increased congressional oversight following his visit.
July 2, 2019
Humanitarian aid groups helping migrant families dropped off in Phoenix could take a big step Tuesday toward opening an overnight shelter, but the groups are still at least one week away from housing migrants at the Ann Ott School.
July 1, 2019
July 1 marks anniversary of the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president of Mexico. And he’s planning a big party — despite concerns on how his administration is dealing with the country.
July 1, 2019
The Supreme Court put a controversial 2020 Census question about citizenship status on hold, but plaintiff Alejandro Chavez says organizers have a long way to go to repair trust within the communities where immigrants live.
June 28, 2019
Sen. Martha McSally will not have to stand for another election before next year’s general election. A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that McSally can hold onto the seat she was appointed to.
June 27, 2019
Thursday was Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Catch up with NPR reporters' analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Night 1 Analysis
June 27, 2019
The Show spoke with Phoenix City Councilmember Carlos Garcia and retired assistant Phoenix police chief Kevin Robinson about the response to the viral Phoenix Police video amid a wave of pro-police support.
June 27, 2019
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally was among the 84 senators who supported a $4.6 billion package intended to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis at the country’s southern border.
June 27, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the citizenship question from the 2020 census, at least for now. The majority said that it "cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made and the explanation given" by the Trump administration.
June 27, 2019
Valley Democrats gathered last night at a Scottsdale movie theater to watch the first presidential primary debate.
June 27, 2019
Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Blocked For Now From 2020 Census
The decision comes more than a year after the Trump administration announced plans to include on forms for the national head count the question, "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"
June 27, 2019

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