Arizona Elections

An Arizona anti-immigrant group has asked a U.S. District Court judge to throw out a harassment case against them. Patriot Movement AZ is the larger of two groups accused of harassing churches and volunteers who take in immigrants dropped off by ICE officials.
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Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek, announced Tuesday she’ll once again push a measure to raise the legal age at which someone can smoke tobacco to 21. And by amending state law to treat vaping products like tobacco, the same legal age would apply to vaping products, which educators say have become dangerously popular with school-age children.
Nov. 19, 2019
State Sen. David Farnsworth (R-Mesa) is introducing legislation that would cap title loans at an annual interest rate between 24% and 36%, depending on the amount borrowed.
Nov. 19, 2019
Two pro-school voucher nonprofits are threatening to sue the Arizona Department of Education for failure to send on-time payments to parents whose kids use a special program to attend non-public schools.
Nov. 18, 2019
It’s been a little more than a month since Allister Adel was appointed Maricopa County attorney, replacing now-Arizona Supreme Court Justice Bill Montgomery.
Nov. 18, 2019
The recent killings of American families from a Mormon offshoot group living in Mexico generated horror in the U.S., but in his latest column, Phil Boas argues that what happened in Mexico affected that country and its people in a more dramatic way.
Nov. 18, 2019
Four state lawmakers have filed the first House bill of the upcoming 2020 legislative session. The quartet of Democrats is looking to repeal a 2016 law which prohibits cities and towns from regulating short-term rentals like Airbnb.
Nov. 18, 2019
When NAFTA took effect in 1994, young men began leaving for the U.S. where they could make more money in a few months than they could in a year. The story of their journeys has been told many times in the years since, but what about the women they left behind?
Nov. 18, 2019
A well-known messaging platform is under fire in India and an independence celebration takes on additional meaning this year.
Nov. 18, 2019
Across the country, charter schools are growing, and teachers’ unions are working to stop them. The debate is taking center stage in states around the country, but the divide between charter schools and teachers unions wasn’t always there.
Nov. 18, 2019
The motion for another round of litigation, filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, comes after attorneys for the Senate failed to meet a deadline to rehire former staffer Talonya Adams and pay her more than $350,000 in damages and back pay.
Nov. 14, 2019
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez announced this week he is pulling the plug on the Navajo Transitional Energy Company's controversial purchases of three bankrupt coal mines in Wyoming and Montana last month.
Nov. 14, 2019
Some Arizonans, like Kevin DeMenna who's a senior adviser at DeMenna Public Affairs, think elected leaders should play more of a role in crafting policy related to the recreational use of marijuana.
Nov. 14, 2019
Last week, students on ASU’s Tempe campus might have come across something not-so-welcome: Nazi flyers papered around their campus.
Nov. 14, 2019
It wasn’t too long ago that Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced that all families seeking asylum in the U.S. would be either deported quickly or sent to the Mexican side of the border to wait it out as their cases are resolved.
Nov. 14, 2019
To talk about DACA at the Supreme Court and the beginning of public impeachment hearings, former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Matthew Benson, partner at Veridus and former gubernatorial communications director, joined The Show for a special Thursday NewsCap.
Nov. 14, 2019
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has questioned a request for an immediate special election to allow voters to fill the late John McCain's Senate seat.
Nov. 14, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Watch a video of the hearings.
Nov. 13, 2019
As the U.S. Supreme Court deliberates whether the White House has the authority to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Governor Ducey sees the issue as Congress' responsibility.
Nov. 13, 2019
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who resigned over the weekend amid pressure from the military and civilian protestors, arrived in Mexico on Tuesday morning, thanking the Mexican government for saving his life and vowing to return to Bolivia.
Nov. 13, 2019
New Mexico’s Attorney General Hector Balderas wants a state law mandating specific training for law enforcement officers, a decision that arrived following two separate incidents involving special needs students.
Nov. 12, 2019

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