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 Tempe City Council will interview replacements for the ousted Kolby Granville. Residents of Tempe can comment on the three potential replacements for ousted Councilman Kolby Granville this Thursday at 4 p.m. at City Council chambers.
April 29, 2019
The U.S.-Mexico border continues to be a flashpoint for what's being called an immigration "crisis." Is it something that can be solved primarily by Congress and the White House implementing new policies or is multi-nation cooperation required?
April 29, 2019
The Tempe City Council has cut down the list of potential members from 49 to three finalists.
April 29, 2019
Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, doesn’t agree this policy would reduce the country’s affordable housing backlog. In fact, Yentel thinks it would only increase homelessness.
April 29, 2019
Melissa Sadorf has been the superintendent of Stanfield Elementary School District for eight years. She grew up going to school in a rural district, and she told The Show about their challenges — even before the debate over state funding.
April 29, 2019
Arizona lawmakers blew past the 100 day mark last week, and members have been talking openly about staying in session for a while longer. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
April 29, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has made the latest pick for the Arizona Supreme Court: James Beene, currently a judge on the Arizona Court of Appeals, will replace John Pelander, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
April 29, 2019
Early last week, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a measure that prohibits the use of mobile devices while driving. But on Friday, Ducey vetoed a different distracted driving bill.
April 29, 2019
Security is a word and concept that has become increasingly prevalent in our lives as more of us are tied to our smartphones and the internet almost every minute we’re awake. But in the bigger picture, security also encompasses the military, international conflicts and foreign policy.
April 26, 2019
It’s been one year since tens of thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms and marched on the Arizona state Capitol, in what became a week-long strike. Arizona was just one of many states that saw teachers harnessing their political power last year as they demanded higher pay..
April 26, 2019
Reversing course, state senators agreed to give a Gilbert teen one more chance to make his case that lemonade is the best drink to represent Arizona.
April 26, 2019
The #RedForEd strike ended when lawmakers approved a new state budget, which included Gov. Ducey’s proposal for a 20 percent teacher pay raise by 2020. But many people in the education world said, and continue to say, that the plan wasn’t enough.
April 26, 2019
As tension over immigration reform and border security continues to boil over, a number of Latinos feel there is a misperception about how American they may be.
April 26, 2019
The polling firm Latino Decisions and the progressive data company Catalist compared last year’s Senate races to House races in the 2014 midterms..
April 25, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to increase state oversight of federally funded facilities that house migrant children who come to the United States alone, and most of the new law’s provisions take effect immediately.
April 25, 2019
Much of the rhetoric around immigration — and there is a lot of it these days — focuses on the border. But research shows that most of the people living in the United States illegally did not cross the southern border to get here. The Show spoke more about that with Robert Warren.
April 25, 2019
There have been eight men who’ve made the move from vice president to president following the death of the U.S. commander-in-chief. The most recent was when Lyndon Johnson assumed the role when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
April 25, 2019
Frances Willard Munds is a name you might not recognize, but the turn-of-the-century school teacher forever changed the course of Arizona’s history. In the early 1900s, she emerged as the leader of the Arizona suffragette movement.
April 25, 2019
On Wednesday, The Show told you about a decision by the Phoenix City Council not to go forward with a proposal to consider adopting the so-called “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan. This came in the face of sobering statistics here in Arizona, which has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation.
April 25, 2019
On a 18-12 vote, the Arizona Senate voted against making lemonade the official drink of the state of Arizona. Some lawmakers voted no because they said there are more important bills to vote on. The Legislature is behind schedule and still needs to pass a budget.
April 25, 2019

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