Arizona Elections

Under a new California law that took effect on New Year’s Day, the state’s labor commissioner has published a list of trucking companies that have either not paid their drivers, or have been issued judgements over wage issues.
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Health care was a top issue for a number of voters in last year’s midterm elections. And recently, the concept of Medicare for All has emerged as a big talking point among candidates in the emerging Democratic presidential primary field.
Feb. 12, 2019
Monday night in El Paso, Texas, there were dueling pro-wall and anti-wall rallies. El Paso is a city of about 600,000 people that sits across the border from Juarez, Mexico, which is, by far, the larger of the two sister cities, with 1.2 million citizens.
Feb. 12, 2019
The southwestern part of the country is in the midst of a two decade drought, and a recent polar vortex hit the Midwest, leading to wind chill of close to 60 degrees below zero.In addition to science, what approach could help fix — or at least understand — what’s happening?
Feb. 12, 2019
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday scaling back a voter-approved expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. In November, Utahns voted to cover an estimated 150,000 residents under Medicaid.
Feb. 12, 2019
President Donald Trump continues to hammer members of the U.S. intelligence community. The trend seemed to begin because of his frustration related to whether his campaign was working in tandem with Russia.
Feb. 12, 2019
After years of cuts to funding for Arizona’s public universities, some lawmakers want the state to chip in an extra $102 million for the upcoming school year. That number would triple over the next couple years if Senate Bill 1518 becomes law.
Feb. 12, 2019
Mark Kelly — husband of Gabrielle Giffords — said he will be taking the Senate plunge, running for office for the first time.
Feb. 12, 2019
Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly is running for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat in 2020. Kelly is the first Democrat to formally announce plans to run for John McCain’s former seat against current Republican Sen. Martha McSally.
Feb. 12, 2019
GOP voucher supporters want to strip away one of the key duties of the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Feb. 12, 2019
In her last primary race for U.S. Senate, Dr. Kelli Ward and other Republicans wrestled to prove they most resembled President Donald Trump’s hawkish stance on illegal immigration and border security. The selection of Ward as chairwoman of Arizona’s GOP raises the question of whether she’ll back candidates that share her own views over moderates.
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Feb. 11, 2019
An international summit on Wednesday will look at the regional influence Iran now has in the Middle East.
Feb. 11, 2019
This week, Arizona lawmakers are considering a bi-partisan measure requiring all public school personnel undergo suicide prevention training to spot the signs and intervene.
Feb. 11, 2019
Taxes and elections continue to be big topics of discussion and debate at the state capitol, but lawmakers are also reacting to new developments in the case of Hacienda HealthCare.
Feb. 11, 2019
With a stalemate at the Arizona Capitol over changes in income tax laws the head of the Senate Finance Committee wants to give Arizonans more time to file their returns.
Feb. 11, 2019
The deadline to register to vote in the city of Phoenix’s upcoming election is fast approaching. Potential voters have until midnight Monday to register to vote in the upcoming special election.
Feb. 10, 2019
There appears to be concern among a number of groups that the Trump administration might be looking to change a section of the Clean Water Act that gives states say over certain projects.
Feb. 8, 2019
Failure to participate in at least one of the primary or general elections in two consecutive election cycles would lead to an Arizona voter being purged from that list. And that generated some passionate testimony before a Senate committee this week.
Feb. 8, 2019
The Takeaway: Are Americans Ready For Medicare For All?
As the 2020 campaign season kicks off many of the declared and likely Democratic candidates seem to be throwing their support behind "Medicare for all." But what does "Medicare for all" actually mean? And is it achievable?
Feb. 8, 2019
States that rely on the Colorado River for their water supplies are currently unable to finish a series of agreements that would keep its biggest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, from dropping to levels not seen since they were filled decades ago.
Feb. 7, 2019
A law banning nunchucks in Arizona is now going through the process of being lifted.
Feb. 7, 2019

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