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 lawmakers are wondering how to re-visit the idea of increasing their compensation following Gov. Doug Ducey’s veto of a bill that would’ve raised per diem allowances.
June 11, 2019
The Mexican government avoided tariffs on exports to the United States by promising to help decrease the flow of migrants. And just like his U.S. counterpart, Mexico’s president touted the agreement as a diplomatic success. But the Mexican foreign secretary hints that the crisis is not over.
June 10, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed a bill reinstating the Arizona State Parks Heritage Fund. But the fund will be devoid of state lottery money until at least 2029.
June 10, 2019
One of the final bills Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law, as the deadline hit this weekend, tightened the rules even further for citizens' initiatives.
June 10, 2019
Arizona lawmakers won't be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year, and not next year either.
June 9, 2019
A federal judge late Friday threw out charges by former state Rep. Don Shooter that his civil rights were violated by an investigation that resulted in his ouster last year from the state House.
June 8, 2019
Mexico reached an agreement with the U.S. to avoid tariffs, but is feeling the pressure on its Southern border: an increasing volume of people crossing from Central America is becoming harder to manage.
June 7, 2019
The legislative session ended in the early hours of Memorial Day, but more than 40 bills still await action by Gov. Doug Ducey by Saturday after he signed seven on Thursday.
June 6, 2019
In this environment of trade wars and tariffs, the 20-plus members of Maricopa Association of Governments’ group went on a three-day trade mission to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
June 7, 2019
Exporters in Mexico are holding their breath as President Donald Trump has threatened to implement tariffs on Mexican imports as early as Monday.
June 7, 2019
Attorneys for Arizona's former House speaker J.D. Mesnard and Gov. Doug Ducey's former aide Kirk Adams have asked a federal court to toss out Don Shooter's lawsuit against the two politicians.
June 6, 2019
The Governor of Mexico's northern state of Sonora has decided to part ways with Governor Doug Ducey over the Trump Administration's impending tariffs.
June 7, 2019
In last month’s runoff election for Phoenix City Council seats, Betty Guardado beat Vania Guevara in District 5, which covers much of west Phoenix. In District 8, which includes parts of east Phoenix, downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen, Carlos Garcia beat Mike Johnson with 51.5 percent of the vote.
June 6, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court will take another look at the state’s sentencing law for individuals convicted for drug-related crimes. In 1996, after the three-strikes law cracked down on drug offenders, Arizona voters approved the Drug, Medicalization, Prevention and Control Act.
June 5, 2019
As debate about the border and the status of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. rages on, only 11 individuals were prosecuted for hiring undocumented workers in the past year. Three received jail time.
June 5, 2019
Money for elections came up short in this year’s state budget, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
June 5, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the DREAM Act by a margin of 50 votes. The legislation creates a pathway to citizenship for children who were brought to the country when their parents entered illegally.
June 4, 2019
A Mexican delegation of high-ranking officials is still in Washington preparing to dialogue with the U.S. government. Their plan is to avoid the enactment of President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs to Mexican goods. As tensions linger, an opportunity for border states arises.
June 4, 2019
The Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will have to wait a little longer for its day in court, but the roughly 800,000 DACA recipients remain uncertain about their futures.
June 4, 2019
President Trump’s visit to Great Britain continues today. Despite Trumps claims that reports of protests are "fake news," BBC correspondent Rich Preston reports that large crowds had gathered to protest against the president.
June 4, 2019

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