Arizona Elections

Scottsdale voters will be casting their vote on a $319 million bond in November. The money would go to everything from public safety to road repairs and improvements to WestWorld, the city’s event center. The city hasn’t passed a bond this size in nearly two decades. But this bond has the unanimous support of the Scottsdale City Council.
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After inmates in the Douglas prison complained their drinking water was brown and tasted like diesel fuel, the Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed water at the prison had a “noticeable petroleum odor and taste.”
Oct. 21, 2019
Spending on Medicaid dropped nationwide during the 2019 fiscal year, coinciding with a decrease in enrollment in the health care program. States, however, are already planning on spending more going forward
Oct. 21, 2019
Four school districts in Arizona have joined a class-action lawsuit against Juul and other e-cigarette makers, including the Tolleson Union High School District and Tucson Unified School District, one of the largest in the state.
Oct. 21, 2019
It seems the 2020 legislative session will feature, in part, a battle over so-called sanctuary cities.
Oct. 21, 2019
A major gathering is set to kick off this week in the Russian city of Sochi, and it could have significant global implications.
Oct. 21, 2019
A former Arizona Democratic legislative staffer fired four years ago is entitled to more than $350,000 in damages and should get her job back after a jury found she was discriminated against based on race and sex, a federal judge ruled.
Oct. 21, 2019
Four Arizona representatives from both parties spoke out against the president's plan to hold the 2020 G-7 summit at a Trump resort in Florida.
Oct. 20, 2019
New Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel included a reform-minded Republican lawmaker on her transition team, a sign she may be more amenable to criminal justice reform efforts than her predecessor, Bill Montgomery.
Oct. 17, 2019
Nearly half of Arizona’s bird species are vulnerable to one model of climate change according to a new analysis from the Audubon Society, which also found two-thirds of North American bird species are also threatened by climate change.
Oct. 18, 2019
With worries surrounding climate change, artificial intelligence and unmanned aerial vehicles and drones, science fiction is a realm that easily taps into these fears and dystopian elements. What will our future look like? How long will the future be, with all of the potentially world-changing challenges?
Oct. 18, 2019
To talk about political party fundraising, Arizona’s congressional delegation once more divided on President Trump’s policies and more, former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting joined The Show.
Oct. 18, 2019
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who represented Maryland's 7th District, was a major figure in politics. His death is being mourned by the Maricopa County NAACP.
Oct. 18, 2019
The Maricopa City Council will vote next month on whether to adopt new one-time development fees, which would help pay for Parks and Recreation facilities, streets, police and fire.
Oct. 17, 2019
Trade between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. has become an integral part of our economy in Arizona. Now, pressure is rising for Congress to ratify a new deal between the three countries: the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, known better as the USMCA or the new NAFTA.
Oct. 17, 2019
It may not be surprising to learn that young Latinx people feel less comfortable in the U.S. because of the color of their skin and the perception that they’re somehow less American. But now, research has documented just how real all of that is.
Oct. 17, 2019
The Arizona Republican Party raised just over $80,000 in the last quarter. The state Democratic Party took in nearly $350,000, clearly outpacing Republicans and reflecting a larger trend this year.
Oct. 17, 2019
Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the state Department of Education’s handling of the roughly $1.3 million available to administer the Empowerment Scholarship program.
Oct. 16, 2019
We may be in the interim between legislative sessions, but your state legislators have been keeping busy. Now is the time for crafting the ideas that will eventually be introduced at the Capitol, which also means drawing battle lines.
Oct. 16, 2019
Federal judges have temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would have made it more difficult for immigrants to obtain green cards if they use government benefits like food stamps and Medicaid.
Oct. 16, 2019
What responsibility do networks, newspapers and social media companies have to not only present facts, but also help viewers, listeners and readers understand what’s going on within our national institutions?
Oct. 16, 2019

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