Arizona Elections

Progressive Arizona Democrats don’t like the way Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been voting. They say she’s not supporting what they call Democratic Party tenets, so this weekend they plan to censure her.
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Gov. Doug Ducey has named Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the state Supreme Court. The governor made the announcement via Twitter, framing Montgomery as a justice who will “interpret the law - not someone who wants to write the law.”
Sept. 5, 2019
A shelter for migrant children who come to the U.S. illegally has reopened in Phoenix. This is one of two Arizona facilities that were forced to close last year.
Sept. 5, 2019
Regulators on Wednesday questioned APS executives on political spending, corporate profits and the death of customer Stephanie Pullman, whose power was disconnected on a 107-degree day in 2018.
Sept. 5, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined 11 other state attorneys general in a bid to dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under President Barack Obama.
Sept. 4, 2019
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave states the opportunity to nominate opportunity zones, where developers qualify for tax breaks. The Scottsdale Progress looked into why much of Old Town now has this federal designation.
Sept. 4, 2019
U.S. relations with Latin America have been dramatic during the Trump administration. Guillaume Long is the former minister of foreign affairs for Ecuador. He joined The Show to discuss a few issues involving Latin America.
Sept. 4, 2019
Immigration is one of the key policy areas for the Trump administration, with proposals ranging from building a wall along the country’s southern border to family separations to changes in who can get a green card.
Sept. 4, 2019
The Trump administration is spending $1.2 billion from the Department of Defense budget to build more than 60 miles of new barriers along the Arizona-Mexico border. Most of the new barriers will be east of Yuma in the Barry M. Goldwater Range used for military training.
Sept. 4, 2019
APS CEO Don Brandt announced his retirement late last month, but before he steps away, he’ll be asked to answer for the electric utility’s procedures and practices and the company’s spending for or against elected utility regulators.
Sept. 4, 2019
Nine Chinese undergrads from ASU were detained at Los Angeles International Airport late last week. The news comes as tensions between the US and China continue to grow. The students, some of who were set to graduate this fall, were sent back to China after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials denied them reentry.
Sept. 3, 2019
We all know that we’re in the middle of a very divisive political time in America. You can see it everywhere — from cable news to city council meetings.
Sept. 3, 2019
Three states have moved to all mail-in ballots for Election Day. There isn’t anything to indicate that Arizona will follow in their footsteps. But a healthy majority of voters in last week’s Phoenix city election cast their ballots via mail.
Sept. 3, 2019
Last week, Phoenix voters easily defeated a ballot measure that would have stopped the expansion of light rail in the city. That means the city can push forward on three light rail extensions stretching into south Phoenix, to the state Capitol and to Metrocenter Mall.
Sept. 3, 2019
The Mexican president delivered his first State of the Union speech on Sunday not at the Congress, but in a ceremony among state secretaries, businessmen and governors from his party. Migration and the U.S. were among the key topics.
Sept. 2, 2019
After the mass shooting in Odessa, Texas, that left seven dead and 22 injured, some legislators around the country are renewing calls for increased gun control at the federal level.
Sept. 1, 2019
A caregiver at a group home was accused of child abuse but exonerated by an administrative hearing judge. The Director of DCS overruled that judge's finding and found the caregiver guilty, which civil liberties attorneys say violated the employee's rights.
Aug. 31, 2019
A lawsuit filed by Arizona-based marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley may push the Drug Enforcement Administration to expand opportunities for scientific research into the effects of cannabis.
Aug. 30, 2019
To talk about the defeats of a pair of Phoenix propositions, along with a primary challenger to Sen. Martha McSally and more, Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting and attorney and former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman, joined The Show.
Aug. 30, 2019
Sen. Martha McSally joined with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to cosponsor a bill that would set aside hundreds of millions of dollars to support things like water recycling, desalination plants and water storage projects.
Aug. 29, 2019
In attempting another modification of existing immigration laws, the Trump administration launched another attempt to modify the so-called Flores agreement.
Aug. 29, 2019

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