Arizona Elections

Spending on Medicaid dropped nationwide during the 2019 fiscal year, coinciding with a decrease in enrollment in the health care program.
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Crime in the U.S. has been on the decline since the 1990s, but findings from the Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey for the last few years may suggest that trend is reversing.
Sept. 12, 2019
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has named the seven-member citizen committee tasked with evaluating candidates to replace Bill Montgomery as county attorney. Applications for the interim job are due on Sept. 18.
Sept. 12, 2019
The Tucson city council and the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a new ordinance raising the age to buy nicotine products from 18 to 21 years old. The new law is aimed at preventing teenagers from getting older friends to buy vaping devices and traditional cigarettes.
Sept. 12, 2019
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs has been elected Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. He will replace Mark Meadows of North Carolina.
Sept. 11, 2019
Standing out among 60 representatives at the state House isn’t always easy, but freshman Democratic Rep. Alma Hernandez, the sister of fellow Rep. Daniel Hernandez, isn’t just making waves here at home, she’s also drawing national attention.
Sept. 11, 2019
Arizona is joining a multi-state investigation into Google’s business practices.
Sept. 11, 2019
The Trump administration sought to increase pressure on Mexico to stop people migrating before they reach the southwest border on Tuesday, showing White House officials' increasing demands, even as Mexico cracks down on through migration.
Sept. 11, 2019
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to President Trump’s announcement that he canceled secret talks scheduled at Camp David with members of the Taliban and Afghan government officials.
Sept. 10, 2019
The state Democratic Party will be holding a preference election in March, and independent voters want in. If Arizona independents want to participate in the Democratic presidential preference election in March, they'd have to first change their party. And that has people across the political spectrum demanding change.
Sept. 10, 2019
The Arizona Republican Party decided to opt out of the presidential preference primary in March, so registered Republicans will not be able to cast a vote for any of President Trump’s primary challengers. This isn’t the first time a state party has chosen not to hold a presidential preference election, but why has the GOP decided against one this time?
Sept. 10, 2019
Several Democratic women remain in the race to get the party’s presidential nomination and the opportunity to directly challenge President Trump’s campaign for a second term in the White House.
Sept. 10, 2019
Four Arizona mayors are advocating for action on the Bipartisan Background Check Act of 2019 that would require universal background checks on gun purchasers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far resisted calls for him to bring the bill to the floor, arguing President Trump wouldn’t sign it anyway.
Sept. 10, 2019
The trial of humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren captured headlines around the country. But despite the government’s claim that Warren had illegally helped border crossers evade immigration authorities in Arizona’s borderlands, his trial ended in a hung jury in June.
Sept. 10, 2019
A state lawmaker who said black and Hispanic communities “are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them" clarified those comments.
Sept. 9, 2019
Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona have run the ballot language by legislative council, essentially state lawmakers’ in-house legal team.
Sept. 9, 2019
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s elevation to Justice Bill Montgomery carries a variety of potential consequences for his former office and the state.
Sept. 9, 2019
The clock continues to tick in the UK, as the Brexit deadline looms.
Sept. 9, 2019
There are lots of cameras along Valley roadways, looking for speeders and red light runners, some of which are called ALPR’s, or Automated License Plate Readers.
Sept. 6, 2019
To talk about Bill Montgomery being named Arizona’s next Supreme Court Justice, along with the head of APS facing the Corporation Commission and more, former legislative leader Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief at Ricochet, joined The Show.
Sept. 6, 2019
Earlier this week, nine Chinese students at Arizona State University who were returning to the U.S. for the new school year when they were detained by customs officers at Los Angeles International Airport and sent back to China. So, how are Chinese Americans responding to this?
Sept. 5, 2019

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