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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Representatives from the U.S. and China are set to meet this week to talk trade. It seemed that the two countries were making progress toward a deal.
May 6, 2019
The incidences of anti-Semitism in Arizona are on the rise, and Phoenix police shootings hit a record high. The Show checks in with the Arizona Republic Editorial Board.
May 6, 2019
Calling an economic downturn "inevitable,'' Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing back against demands by lawmakers from his own Republican Party to use an unexpected cash windfall to pay down debt.
May 7, 2019
The 2018 midterm elections were record-breaking on many fronts. Now, new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the trends were stark.
May 6, 2019
It’s back to work at the Arizona Legislature where the attention will be — as it has been — on a new state budget. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
May 6, 2019
Days after opposition and military forces clashed in Venezuela, the wife of the country’s opposition leader spoke Saturday morning in Arizona.
May 6, 2019
In the new book "The Presidents," Brian Lamb and Susan Swain of C-SPAN — along with a team of historians — rank those leaders from No. 1 to No. 43. The top ten is led by Abraham Lincoln and includes seven who served in the 20th Century. Meanwhile, the impeached Andrew Johnson is No. 42 — ahead of only James Buchanan.
May 3, 2019
Since President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the southern border, it has become a political flashpoint. Democrats and Republicans in Congress can’t even agree on whether or not what we’re seeing should be called a “crisis” let alone what should be done to address it.
May 3, 2019
New data from the National Education Association, a teachers union, shows Arizona teachers saw the fourth biggest pay increase in the country between 2016-17 and 2017-18. But, even with that raise, teacher pay here still ranks 45th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
May 3, 2019
On a 42-18 margin, the Arizona House gave final approval to legislation to make it a Class 5 felony to intentionally or knowingly subject a pet to "cruel mistreatment'' or kill a pet without the consent of the owner.
May 3, 2019
Republican state Sen. Paul Boyer has been proposing changes to Arizona’s statute of limitations for years. Now, he’s taken a stand and said he will not approve a state budget by the deadline unless his bill gets a hearing.
May 3, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. To talk about Attorney General Barr’s testimony, the latest legislative news and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, joined The Show.
May 3, 2019
Arizonans who paid higher state income taxes this year due to the 2017 federal tax policy changes will not get relief this session.
May 3, 2019
Arlene Chin is the director of scholarship advancement for the ASU Foundation. She also has a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. She will be on the Tempe City Council for the remainder of the original Granville term, which expires in July 2020.
May 3, 2019
A report has drawn the attention of federal lawmakers and tribal leaders, who are making changes to consultation procedures.
May 3, 2019
There are now more than 20 official Democratic candidates in the 2020 race to challenge President Donald Trump. A recent media review put together by Northeastern University has determined that those female candidates have received more negative coverage than their male opponents.
May 2, 2019
There are many reasons hundreds of thousands of migrants are making the dangerous trek from Central America — and even farther away — to get to our southern border. One of those reasons may be climate change.
May 2, 2019
A debate in the Arizona state Senate over whether recreation centers in Sun City should be subject to certain community planning laws took a dramatic turn Wednesday.
May 2, 2019
Arizona lawmakers approved new mandates to improve school safety Wednesday. Republican Nancy Barto helped convince colleagues the bill would implement school district requirements for documenting and reporting potentially dangerous activities on a campus.
May 2, 2019
Phoenix police officers and firefighters will soon see bigger paychecks after the City Council approved their contracts Tuesday afternoon.
May 2, 2019

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