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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A group of mothers, who have adolescent children with disabilities, have been trying to push legislation that would require public entities to install at least one adult changing table. And on Wednesday, House Bill 2113 gained final passage and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk.
May 1, 2019
Despite launching his comprehensive National Strategy for Counter terrorism plan last Fall, Democrats said President Donald Trump’s policy does little to combat national terrorism within the United States.
May 1, 2019
Arizona senators confirmed four new members to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Tuesday, but not without objections from Democrats. They're angry that, for the fourth year since taking office, Gov. Doug Ducey offered no Democrats and little in the way of ethnic or gender diversity for the confirmation.
May 1, 2019
Arizona’s new statewide elected officials recently passed their 100th days in office. In politics, it’s often considered a good time to take stock of how their administrations are going.
May 1, 2019
The surest bet for a president to be reelected — at least over the past several decades — was for the economy to be strong. That describes the environment the U.S. has been in for close to a decade now with low unemployment, a healthy stock market and solid GDP.
May 1, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has called for more focus on Mexico's own southern border to better understand what's happening on the U.S. border.
May 1, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed legislation that would have expanded the power of the state's Ombudsman-Citizen's Aide to review public meeting violations and a second bill granting legal immunity to state officials who manage federal lands.
May 1, 2019
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. The committee began its second day of hearings on Thursday, but Attorney General William Barr declined to appear.
May 1, 2019
The labor reform brings more rights to Mexican workers, and also allows Mexico to meet the requirements needed for the free trade agreement with Canada and the United States, known as USMCA.
April 30, 2019
Eighty-five thousand police officers around the country have been investigated for misconduct for an array of misdeeds. But, despite their role as public servants, they often avoid public scrutiny for their actions. So, reporters from USA Today have made those records public for the first time.
April 30, 2019
The focus was squarely on Arizona in a New York federal court on Monday in the ongoing federal basketball bribery trial. Among other evidence, the prosecution presented testimony from witnesses and played video.
April 30, 2019
Health care was a major issue in the 2018 elections, and could be again next year. In between, there are still discussions about the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare, among other aspects of health care.
April 30, 2019
When someone goes to prison you expect them to be “locked up.” But a massive security breakdown at Arizona’s Lewis Prison led to multiple assaults on correctional officers last year. The cell doors didn’t lock and they haven’t locked for some time.
April 30, 2019
Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the impacts of Trump Administration policies on border communities.
April 30, 2019
Legislation to zero-in on dyslexia early in a student’s career received unanimous approval from the state House of Representatives Monday.
April 30, 2019
As federal agents searched for Montelongo-Morales, they conducted surveillance on his relatives and arrested his father and two sisters, all of whom were in the country illegally, Attorney Lee Phillips said.
April 30, 2019
Social media is a powerful tool for politics, but sometimes its use becomes questionable. A recent study in Mexico reveals an unusual pattern on Twitter, where some attacks work in favor of a top politician: the Mexican president
April 30, 2019
In Mexico, the president tends to admonish certain journalists — in a way, like the president in the U.S. And just like in the U.S., social media has become a key player in the confrontations between the state and the press.
April 30, 2019
Backers of competing proposals in the Arizona Legislature designed to boost regulation of vaping products are facing off over the issue. On one side is legislation backed by the vaping and tobacco industries that would boost the legal age for buying cigarettes and vapor products to 21.
April 30, 2019
In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the controversial citizenship question should be allowed on the Census. But, research shows Arizona and other red states in support of it could lose representation and millions of dollars.
April 29, 2019

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