Arizona Elections

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
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Since the 1990s when Columbine High School in Colorado became the site of America's first major school shooting, the issue of school violence and school safety, by extension, has dominated politics. According to journalist Annette Fuentes, this kind of technology and oversight doesn't always make schools safer — or even make students feel safer.
Feb. 19, 2019
A compromise appears to be emerging at the state Capitol regarding a plan to increase state sales taxes to get more money to public education.
Feb. 19, 2019
The Arizona Senate narrowly rejected a bill that would have allowed surprise inspections of medical marijuana dispensaries. Lawmakers decided to keep the current standards Monday, which require the state health department to give a dispensary notice before inspection.
Feb. 19, 2019
This week, the Maricopa Association of Governments will send a delegation to Mexico City for the first time — a mission that will not be affected by President Trump’s recent decision to declare an emergency to secure funds for a border wall.
Feb. 18, 2019
One of the biggest issues being discussed before Arizona's next legislative session is the potential for reforms or changes to laws governing state charter schools.
Feb. 18, 2019
Last week was the anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, but, all year long, student activists have raised their voices to ask lawmakers to pass gun-safety laws — and it appears to be working.
Feb. 18, 2019
U.S. trade policy has changed dramatically over two years of the Trump Administration, with modifications made to some agreements.
Feb. 18, 2019
On Thursday, a major conference will begin in Vatican City as the Catholic Church again tries to confront the sex abuse scandal that has damaged the church’s credibility around the world.
Feb. 18, 2019
It's been a dizzying month of news from the U.S.-Mexico border as President Donald Trump declared a national security crisis to shift funding from the military to border security.
Feb. 18, 2019
Groups argue declaration violates constitution, affects endangered species.
Feb. 17, 2019
Arizona voters could get yet another chance to create a new position of lieutenant governor. Voters rejected the idea in 1994 and again in 2010.
Feb. 15, 2019
The Drought Contingency Plan, approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in January, could be in trouble.
Feb. 15, 2019
Arizona’s Supreme Court expanded its roster by two justices in 2016 after action by the legislature. Gov. Doug Ducey has become the beneficiary of that growth, and he’ll have another opportunity, with Justice John Pelander retiring from the court later this year.
Feb. 15, 2019
The Show was joined by Arizona Republic investigative reporter Dennis Wagner. He and his colleagues spent nine months reporting on the border wall back in 2017— that really gives a stark reminder of how long this debate has been going on.
Feb. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: The Power Of The Executive
Ahead of the Presidents Day holiday, Amy Walter talks to Dr. Barbara Perry about the role of of the executive and how it has changed over time.
Feb. 15, 2019
Republican lawmakers are once again trying to make it more difficult for citizen groups to propose their own laws. A bill that’s moving through the Arizona legislature would impose new requirements that could keep a measure from ever getting to voters.
Feb. 15, 2019
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Feb. 15, 2019
A council representing 900 Arizona prosecutors has asked the state Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that criminalizes a popular form of medical marijuana.
Feb. 14, 2019
The Show spoke with Ross Knox and his wife, Lynne, about their lives right by the border with Mexico. They say — contrary to much of the rhetoric surrounding the border — they feel very safe.
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Feb. 14, 2019
Wednesday, the LIBRE Initiative — an organization founded by the conservative Koch brothers that works for immigration reform — sent a group of 40 DREAMers to Washington, D.C. to push for a permanent solution for young people like them.
Feb. 14, 2019

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