Arizona Elections

If legislative leadership accepts changes to a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims who were sexually abused as children, it would remove Sen. Paul Boyer’s threat to hold up a budget vote.
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The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona's late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month.
May 15, 2019
Before a doctor in Arizona can prescribe a drug like an opioid, they must first check with a state database that looks at a patient’s prescription history. Ducey signed this mandate into law in 2017 in response to the growing opioid crisis here.
May 14, 2019
Phoenix has the lowest taxpayer debt burden among the ten most populous American cities, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting.
May 14, 2019
Normally, Arizona's Legislature aims to wrap up 100 days after session begins in mid-January. As of Tuesday, lawmakers are now past that deadline.
May 14, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is celebrating a newly-signed law repealing the state's ban on nunchucks but facing serious Twitter blowback for the stunt because they're still technically illegal.
May 14, 2019
Some lawmakers wanted a different drink like margaritas, while others wanted to focus on passing a state budget.
May 14, 2019
“At the end of the day the problem is mental health, whether the weapon chosen is a gun, a knife or something else,” said Republican Sen. Kate Brophy McGee who sponsored a bill that included language for the task force.
May 14, 2019
We’re all familiar with conspiracy theories. Sometimes they’re the equivalent of legends or tall tales, or they can approach the realm of reality where evidence and facts could be compatible. But what if we take “theory” out of the phrase and focus on just the “conspiracy” part?
May 13, 2019
Arizona has the worst student-to-counselor ratio in the country, and Gov. Ducey's funding proposal may not be enough to meet the need.
May 13, 2019
Arizona could restore K-12 education funding to pre-recession levels, but the governor and legislative Republicans have other priorities.
May 13, 2019
Arizona lawmakers are set to see their per diems cut on the 120th day of session, but there are still a number of issues they need to address, including a new state budget.
May 13, 2019
A speeding case against former state legislator Paul Mosley who was caught bragging on video about driving over 120 mph remains in the fact-finding stages.
May 13, 2019
Three Republican senators for various reasons have claimed they won't vote.
May 13, 2019
On Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, from 10 percent to 25 percent. Goods made from imported aluminum and steel are being hit twice — after also being tariffed last year. For Arizona grocery stores, the additional aluminum tariff is a dent in the canned beverage business.
May 13, 2019
Two seats were left open when Kate Gallego left her District 8 City Council seat to run for the office and District 5 Rep. Daniel Valenzuela left his seat to run against her. The Show invited each candidate to talk about issues important in their districts ahead of the May 21 runoff election.
May 10, 2019
President Trump hasn't forgotten the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's criticism during the 2016 campaign, so the powerful lobbying organization is moving to be more bipartisan.
May 10, 2019
Friday is the last day for registered voters to request an early ballot by mail for the city of Phoenix’s runoff election on May 21. Completed early ballots must be received no later than 7 p.m. on May 21. Voters also can cast ballots early in person by May 17 at City Hall.
May 10, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
May 10, 2019
State budget negotiations stalled Thursday when a second GOP lawmaker said she won't vote for a spending plan unless the state gives victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue their attackers.
May 10, 2019
Rep. Ben Toma, R-Peoria, says prosecutors use the serial offender designation as "a big hammer" to get plea deals.
May 10, 2019

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