Arizona Elections

Saturday is the first day to cast ballots in person in the Phoenix City Council runoff election. One seat is open in District 5 and another in District 8. The city of Phoenix will operate 11 voting centers to fill the vacancies.
Days after opposition and military forces clashed in Venezuela, the wife of the country’s opposition leader spoke Saturday morning in Arizona.
May. 5, 2019
In the new book "The Presidents," Brian Lamb and Susan Swain of C-SPAN — along with a team of historians — rank those leaders from No. 1 to No. 43. The top ten is led by Abraham Lincoln and includes seven who served in the 20th Century. Meanwhile, the impeached Andrew Johnson is No. 42 — ahead of only James Buchanan.
May. 3, 2019
Since President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the southern border, it has become a political flashpoint. Democrats and Republicans in Congress can’t even agree on whether or not what we’re seeing should be called a “crisis” let alone what should be done to address it.
May. 3, 2019
New data from the National Education Association, a teachers union, shows Arizona teachers saw the fourth biggest pay increase in the country between 2016-17 and 2017-18. But, even with that raise, teacher pay here still ranks 45th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
May. 3, 2019
On a 42-18 margin, the Arizona House gave final approval to legislation to make it a Class 5 felony to intentionally or knowingly subject a pet to "cruel mistreatment'' or kill a pet without the consent of the owner.
May. 3, 2019
Republican state Sen. Paul Boyer has been proposing changes to Arizona’s statute of limitations for years. Now, he’s taken a stand and said he will not approve a state budget by the deadline unless his bill gets a hearing.
May. 3, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. To talk about Attorney General Barr’s testimony, the latest legislative news and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, joined The Show.
May. 3, 2019
Arizonans who paid higher state income taxes this year due to the 2017 federal tax policy changes will not get relief this session.
May. 3, 2019
Arlene Chin is the director of scholarship advancement for the ASU Foundation. She also has a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. She will be on the Tempe City Council for the remainder of the original Granville term, which expires in July 2020.
May. 3, 2019
A report has drawn the attention of federal lawmakers and tribal leaders, who are making changes to consultation procedures.
May. 2, 2019
There are now more than 20 official Democratic candidates in the 2020 race to challenge President Donald Trump. A recent media review put together by Northeastern University has determined that those female candidates have received more negative coverage than their male opponents.
May. 2, 2019
There are many reasons hundreds of thousands of migrants are making the dangerous trek from Central America — and even farther away — to get to our southern border. One of those reasons may be climate change.
May. 2, 2019
A debate in the Arizona state Senate over whether recreation centers in Sun City should be subject to certain community planning laws took a dramatic turn Wednesday.
May. 2, 2019
Arizona lawmakers approved new mandates to improve school safety Wednesday. Republican Nancy Barto helped convince colleagues the bill would implement school district requirements for documenting and reporting potentially dangerous activities on a campus.
May. 2, 2019
Phoenix police officers and firefighters will soon see bigger paychecks after the City Council approved their contracts Tuesday afternoon.
May. 2, 2019
A group of mothers, who have adolescent children with disabilities, have been trying to push legislation that would require public entities to install at least one adult changing table. And on Wednesday, House Bill 2113 gained final passage and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk.
May. 1, 2019
Despite launching his comprehensive National Strategy for Counter terrorism plan last Fall, Democrats said President Donald Trump’s policy does little to combat national terrorism within the United States.
May. 1, 2019
Arizona senators confirmed four new members to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Tuesday, but not without objections from Democrats. They're angry that, for the fourth year since taking office, Gov. Doug Ducey offered no Democrats and little in the way of ethnic or gender diversity for the confirmation.
May. 1, 2019
Arizona’s new statewide elected officials recently passed their 100th days in office. In politics, it’s often considered a good time to take stock of how their administrations are going.
May. 1, 2019
The surest bet for a president to be reelected — at least over the past several decades — was for the economy to be strong. That describes the environment the U.S. has been in for close to a decade now with low unemployment, a healthy stock market and solid GDP.
May. 1, 2019

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