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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A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.
Aug. 17, 2019
The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico arrived in Mexico City on Friday to fill a key diplomatic role that will put him at the center of continued disputes between the two countries on trade and immigration.
Aug. 16, 2019
To talk about the governor’s reaction to proposed changes to how green cards are issued and more, former state lawmaker David Lujan, with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, and former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez joined The Show.
Aug. 16, 2019
Sen. Martha McSally has spoken out against Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for their criticism of Israel and in support of their initial ban from entering the country for an official visit.
Aug. 16, 2019
Announced changes to the Endangered Species Act are expected to go into effect next month. The modifications will be prospective and apply to new additions in the endangered species list. Environmental groups are concerned about the changes, but some observers say the impact is most likely to be incremental.
Aug. 15, 2019
China has said it would officially stop buying American agricultural products. That’ll likely have a big impact on Arizona farmers. To talk about what that might look like, The Show reached out to Chelsea McGuire, director of government relations at the Arizona Farm Bureau.
Aug. 15, 2019
The Tempe City Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday about the use of bicycles and scooters. The proposed changes include repealing and amending parts of the city code.
Aug. 14, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey split from President Trump on immigration this week. Not only did he express a desire for a balanced approach to granting permanent legal status, but he also questioned recent immigration raids, arguing that law enforcement should be prioritizing criminals.
Aug. 14, 2019
The renewed push to legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona has begun. The campaign is calling itself the Smart and Safe Arizona Initiative, and it’ll need to collect more than 237,000 valid signatures to get on the 2020 ballot.
Aug. 14, 2019
The City of Surprise will no longer be picking up recyclables. Instead, items in the blue bins will go to the landfill along with the rest of the trash.
Aug. 14, 2019
As the new school year gets underway, state education funding is still a front and center issue in Arizona. The teacher shortage in the state persists and many educators say they still aren’t seeing enough money go toward education.
Aug. 14, 2019
Most of us try to avoid getting audited by the IRS when we file our taxes every year. But, this year, Luke Douglas is hoping to attract tax officials’ attention.
Aug. 14, 2019
Rep. Jay Lawrence (R-Scottsdale) is proposing a summer sales tax holiday to give Arizona parents a little relief on school supplies.
Aug. 14, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey said there’s no reason for a special session of the state Legislature to address gun legislation in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
Aug. 13, 2019
“People can feel free to definitely ask for a new ballot if they need one,” said Phoenix City Clerk Denise Archibald. “There’s no problem at all. If they made a mistake or damaged it or misplaced it they just need to give us a call.”
Aug. 14, 2019
Groups for and against light rail and Phoenix are pushing their messages extra hard. Early voting is already underway for an Aug. 27 election that could mark the end of the line or signal a green light to build more.
Supporters, Opponents Weigh In | Light Rail Gets $100M In Federal Funds
Aug. 13, 2019
The Trump administration has unveiled a policy that will penalize immigrants awaiting permanent legal status if they use government benefit programs, like food stamps and Medicaid. The policy — which won’t take effect until October — would apply to people in the country legally.
Aug. 13, 2019
The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have intensified calls for action toward federal lawmakers when it comes to guns. Some options on the table include universal background checks of gun purchasers and semi-automatic weapon bans.
Aug. 13, 2019
The state brought in more money in the recently-ended fiscal year than it’s ever collected in any previous fiscal year — more than $11 billion. Both individual and corporate income tax collections went up by double digits, while sales tax revenues were also higher than expected.
Aug. 13, 2019
U.S. copper prices have fallen to two-year lows, generating concerns about the short-term future when it comes to some technology and manufacturing-related projects.
Aug. 13, 2019

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