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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The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction.
Aug. 12, 2019
The owners of off-track betting satellite signals from several out-of-state tracks is asking a federal judge to void a new law which would require them to sell their services to all Arizona tracks, whether they want to or not.
Aug. 13, 2019
The National Congress of American Indians and Four Directions will host a first-ever presidential candidate forum to address issues facing Native Americans on Aug. 19 in Iowa.
Aug. 15, 2019
The “Smart and Safe Arizona” campaign filed an initiative with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office on Friday and will soon begin collecting signatures to qualify for the 2020 ballot. A similar legalization effort failed at the ballot in 2016.
Aug. 12, 2019
The Secretary of State’s Office released the first Elections Procedure Manual in years on Friday. Now the office is soliciting feedback from the public.
Aug. 12, 2019
A teenage climate activist is coming to the U.S., and tensions are expected to rise this week between India and Pakistan.
Aug. 12, 2019
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 12, 2019
Charles Ryan, the director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, announced his retirement Friday. Ryan will step down after months of calls for his resignation.
Aug. 9, 2019
On Thursday, The Show heard from State Sen. Paul Boyer, who’s miffed that firefighters are having their workers’ compensation claims denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 9, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with public policy consultant Chris Herstam and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Aug. 9, 2019
A racial discrimination verdict has prompted criticism of state Democrats at a time when the nation is scrutinizing the party's relationship with people of color. Rep. Reginald Bolding (D-Phoenix) and Lawrence Robinson, president of the Roosevelt School District Governing Board, join The Show to talk about it.
Aug. 8, 2019
President Trump focused on mental illness following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, over the weekend. But some have criticized such rhetoric for perpetuating stigmas around mental illness and disability.
Aug. 8, 2019
Earlier this year, firefighters across Arizona came forward with stories of workers’ compensation claims that had been denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 8, 2019
Judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hold a hearing in November, which could lead to a special election before next year’s primary.
Aug. 8, 2019
July marked the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and while the nation has come a long way in that time, people who use wheelchairs still put up with a variety of accessibility shortfalls.
Aug. 7, 2019
Arizona House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez (D-Yuma) is calling for a special session to consider gun-control measures her fellow Democrats have proposed for years, including universal background checks and limits on high-capacity magazines.
Aug. 7, 2019
President Trump arrives El Paso, Texas, where gunman killed 22 people in a mass shooting at a Walmart in the border city Saturday morning. Some blame Trump for anti-immigrant rhetoric that may have motivated the attack.
Aug. 7, 2019
Across the country, states are rushing to plug any security holes in their paperless voting machines. Most Arizonans vote using paper ballots, but Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says hackers have
Aug. 7, 2019
Directly or indirectly, recent controversies related to Arizona Public Service have led to renewed discussion about electricity deregulation in the state. Last week on The Show, Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson advocated for it, with the hope that consumers would get both reliability and lower rates.
Aug. 7, 2019
A former aerospace and manufacturing manager, Faust is credited with helping DCS reduce the number of kids in foster care.
Aug. 7, 2019

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