Politics

Fontes talks AI election threats on Meet the Press
A bipartisan group of secretaries of state from across the country participated in a roundtable discussion to address the challenges in maintaining election security. The group included Arizona’s Adrian Fontes.
May 26, 2024
Senate committee approves northern Arizona flood and drought resilience projects
A key U.S. Senate committee has unanimously approved a broad set of initiatives to help shore up flood and drought resistance in northern Arizona as part of a larger water bill.
May 25, 2024
Republicans sue to add LD29 candidate to ballot
Republicans in Maricopa County are suing election officials in an attempt to place a new legislative candidate on the July primary ballot to replace a candidate who withdrew from the race.
May 24, 2024
California welcomes Arizona abortion providers, but doctors will likely stay put
California’s governor on Thursday signed an emergency law to allow Arizona doctors to come to the state to perform abortions for their patients. But Arizona abortion providers are unlikely to participate.
May 24, 2024
Navajo president: Failing to pass tribal water rights settlement would be another form of genocide
The president of the Navajo Nation has signed the resolution approving the historic Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement. In doing so, he joined officials from the Hopi and San Juan Paiute tribes.
May 24, 2024
Reports illustrate National Guard activities near border
Internal government reports have shed light on the activities of National Guard troops deployed to Arizona border communities by Gov. Katie Hobbs in December.
May 24, 2024
Chandler joins Gilbert in banning brass knuckles for teens, unruly gatherings
The Chandler City Council has approved ordinances to ban brass knuckles, and to hold homeowners responsible when teens throw parties featuring illegal activities. The move comes the same week that officials in neighboring Gilbert signed off on similar measures.
May 24, 2024
NewsCap: Border bill faces legal, fundraising challenges
To talk about the arraignment of many of the ‘fake electors,’ the Senate giving its OK to a border security ballot measure and more, The Show sat down with Chip Scutari of S+C Communications and attorney Tom Ryan.
May 24, 2024
While Arizona GOP border security measure advances, federal proposal fails again
A day after Arizona state Republicans advanced a measure to put border security enforcement into local hands, a federal border bill failed to advance for the second time.
May 23, 2024
New CA law allows AZ doctors to perform abortions there
California's law says Arizona doctors who are licensed in that state can come to California to perform abortions. The law will expire on Nov. 30.
May 23, 2024
Navajo council approves $5 billion water rights settlement
The Navajo Nation Council has signed off on a proposed water rights settlement that carries a price tag larger than any such agreement enacted by Congress would ensure water for two other tribes in Arizona.
May 23, 2024
What ACA health coverage eligibility means for DACA recipients
Mario Montoya, research analyst and coalition consultant with Aliento, spoke with The Show about what eligibility for health care under the Affordable Care Act means to uninsured DACA recipients.
May 23, 2024
Arizona joins federal antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation, Ticketmaster
The suit alleges that Live Nation has created a monopoly on live event ticket prices across the United States. The civil antitrust suit was filed in the Southern District of New York.
May 23, 2024
Delaying executions violates law, county attorney says
News that Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes will pursue executions of prisoners on death row early next year came in a letter to Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell. Mitchell has been critical of Mayes and Gov. Katie Hobbs for pausing them.
May 23, 2024
Top Democrats bash one another, flex experience in CD3 debate
Raquel Terán and Yassamin Ansari, the highest polling Democrats in the race for an open seat in Arizona’s Congressional District 3, attacked one another and flexed past experience in a debate Wednesday.
May 23, 2024
Arizona Senate Republicans advance controversial border ballot measure
A border security ballot measure advanced through the Arizona Senate on Wednesday on party lines with amendments that Republicans say will ensure no one is racially profiled under the proposal.
May 23, 2024
Gilbert bans brass knuckles for people under 18
The Gilbert Town Council adopted two new ordinances on Tuesday and both are aimed at reducing teen violence that has rocked East Valley communities.
May 22, 2024
AZ bipartisan group calls on candidates to take democracy promise
A collection of current and former Democratic and Republican elected officials in Arizona are calling on all candidates running for office to pledge they will accept the results of this year’s elections.
May 22, 2024
Hobbs signs ADU expansion measure over objections of municipalities
Over the objections of Arizona cities and towns, Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a bill Tuesday that aims to increase the state’s affordable housing supply through accessory dwelling units.
May 21, 2024
Democratic AZ senator files ethics complaint against fake electors
Democratic state Sen. Brian Fernandez filed an ethics complaint against Republican Sens. Jake Hoffman and Anthony Kern, two of the so-called fake electors indicted by an Arizona grand jury.
May 21, 2024

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